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29 items by Daniel Adler

  • Organizing as a Civil Right: How to Boost Labor and Reverse Inequality

    Organizing as a Civil Right: How to Boost Labor and Reverse Inequality | BLOG ENTRY

    These are dark days for the American labor movement – and, not coincidentally, for the American worker. Decades of globalization, technological change, and a relentless assault by employers and right-wing politicians have left unions gasping for air....

    September 20, 2012 11:32 AM ET
  • Political Ads: Overpriced, Inefficient, Essential

    Political Ads: Overpriced, Inefficient, Essential | BLOG ENTRY

    The 2012 political cycle is well on its way to being the most money-drenched of all time, as well as the most negative, with spending on TV ads – mostly of the scorched-earth variety – expected to top...

    August 14, 2012 12:35 PM ET
  • Supreme Court Okays Obamacare! Now What?

    Supreme Court Okays Obamacare! Now What? | BLOG ENTRY

    After two years of uncertainty and months of heated, often inscrutable legal debate, the verdict on Obamacare is in:  In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court ruled this morning that the Affordable Care Act -- including...

    June 28, 2012 10:41 AM ET
  • Colbert: 'Maybe I'm a Conspiracy Theorist, but Barack Obama's Trying to Get Reelected'

    Colbert: 'Maybe I'm a Conspiracy Theorist, but Barack Obama's Trying to Get Reelected' | BLOG ENTRY

    President Obama announced last week that he will no longer deport illegal immigrants brought here as children who have a high school diploma and no criminal record. On last night's Report, Stephen Colbert contemplated this monumental policy...

    June 19, 2012 8:45 AM ET
  • Daily Show: 'All Obama Ever Does Is Ask Me For Money'

    Daily Show: 'All Obama Ever Does Is Ask Me For Money' | BLOG ENTRY

    Barack Obama attended a $40,000-a-plate fundraiser dinner last week in New York City hosted by Sarah Jessica Parker. But, asked Jon Stewart on last night's Daily Show, "Are such celebrity-studded fundraising events appropriate in these troubled times?" He...

    June 19, 2012 8:13 AM ET
  • EPA Drone Rumors Get Halfway Around World While Truth Is Putting on Its Shoes

    EPA Drone Rumors Get Halfway Around World While Truth Is Putting on Its Shoes | BLOG ENTRY

    Apparently, accusing the Environmental Protection Agency of killing jobs and destroying American freedoms isn't enough for some Republicans. Now they're saying the EPA is using "drones" to "spy on" Midwestern farmers. In early June, after the right-wing web...

    June 18, 2012 8:55 AM ET
  • Why Tar Sands Oil Isn't Worth the Trouble

    Why Tar Sands Oil Isn't Worth the Trouble | BLOG ENTRY

    If the Keystone XL was going to pipe regular old oil from Canada to the U.S., it would be controversial enough. But it would be bringing tar sands, "the dirtiest kind of oil on Earth," 2000 miles...

    June 18, 2012 8:43 AM ET
  • Domestic Drones Aren't All They're Cracked Up to Be

    Domestic Drones Aren't All They're Cracked Up to Be | BLOG ENTRY

    Drones – they're not just for raining death from foreign skies. Unmanned aerial vehicles are buzzing around in domestic airspace, too, in ever greater numbers, patroling the U.S.-Mexican border, hunting for pot farms, chasing down fugitives. They...

    June 14, 2012 5:45 PM ET
  • Colbert Report: Inside an Orangutan Cyberterrorist Cell

    Colbert Report: Inside an Orangutan Cyberterrorist Cell | BLOG ENTRY

    Last night's Colbert Report Special Report revealed the latest threat in the War on Terror: "terror on the interwebs." Cyberterrorists could hack into our power grid, stock market, train systems, airlines, and gas pipelines, all with the mere...

    June 14, 2012 8:39 AM ET
  • Jon Stewart on Obama's 'Kill List'

    Jon Stewart on Obama's 'Kill List' | BLOG ENTRY

    The recent revelations about President Obama's "kill list" – and the image of the president personally selecting individuals to be blown to pieces by drones – are downright scary. Which is why Jon Stewart begged on last...

    June 14, 2012 8:15 AM ET
  • Colbert: 'Mitt is Just Your Average Blue-Collar Fan of Dressage'

    Colbert: 'Mitt is Just Your Average Blue-Collar Fan of Dressage' | BLOG ENTRY

    Mitt Romney often appears stiff and unrelatable to voters, particularly to blue-collar Joe Six-Packs across the country.  But "the image of Romney as a privileged princeling ends today," Stephen Colbert said on last night's Report: A horse co-owned...

    June 13, 2012 8:44 AM ET
  • Daily Show: 'Voter Fraud Statistics are Limited Only as Much as Your Imagination'

    Daily Show: 'Voter Fraud Statistics are Limited Only as Much as Your Imagination' | BLOG ENTRY

    Florida's Republican Gov. Rick Scott recently signed a law that requires new voters to submit completed registration forms within 48 hours from the minute they fill them out, causing new voter registration to plummet by twenty...

    June 13, 2012 8:27 AM ET
  • Colbert: Nun's Book on Sex Like 'An Ultimate Fighting DVD Released by the Dalai Lama'

    Colbert: Nun's Book on Sex Like 'An Ultimate Fighting DVD Released by the Dalai Lama' | BLOG ENTRY

    The recent reprimanding of a group of nuns by the Vatican was aimed at those sisters of the Catholic Church who contradicted doctrine on various sexual issues.  But, Stephen Colbert said on last night's Report, "there's one...

    June 12, 2012 8:32 AM ET
  • Jon Stewart: 'Congratulations Mr. President, It's a Gaffe'

    Jon Stewart: 'Congratulations Mr. President, It's a Gaffe' | BLOG ENTRY

    On last night's Daily Show, Jon Stewart extended his warmest congratulations to President Obama for the birth of his new gaffe. Stewart had to choke back tears because my, they really do grow up so fast. "It seemed like...

    June 12, 2012 8:13 AM ET
  • Top Military Brass Cop to Major Blunders in Iraq and Afghanistan

    Top Military Brass Cop to Major Blunders in Iraq and Afghanistan | BLOG ENTRY

    The U.S. military has finally fessed up to something the American people have long known: We screwed up big time in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Center for Public Integrity yesterday summarized the contents of a mostly overlooked...

    June 11, 2012 3:16 PM ET
  • Up with Chris Hayes: What Obama's Nightmare Scenario Looks Like

    Up with Chris Hayes: What Obama's Nightmare Scenario Looks Like | BLOG ENTRY

    What is Obama's nightmare scenario for November's election? A panel yesterday on Up w/ Chris Hayes discussed the possibilites. Last month was the first in which Mitt Romney crushed Barack Obama in the money game. Add to that...

    June 11, 2012 8:49 AM ET
  • Up with Chris Hayes: Government Defaults to Secrecy 'For Fear of Embarrassment'

    Up with Chris Hayes: Government Defaults to Secrecy 'For Fear of Embarrassment' | BLOG ENTRY

    MSNBC's Up w/ Chris Hayes panel discussed yesterday the Obama administration's secret drone war, details of which emerged last week in a new book.  In the first clip below, reporter Jamila Bey asked why Obama has been so...

    June 11, 2012 8:11 AM ET
  • Colbert: 'Is Nothing Safe from the Homosexual Agenda?'

    Colbert: 'Is Nothing Safe from the Homosexual Agenda?' | BLOG ENTRY

    After a recent poll from the Pew Research Center showed that the American people are "more polarized along partisan lines than at any point in the past 25 years," Stephen Colbert just couldn't take it anymore. "Where...

    June 8, 2012 10:12 AM ET
  • Jon Stewart: NYT's "Latte Leftists" Buried Kerry Hit on Page A1

    Jon Stewart: NYT's "Latte Leftists" Buried Kerry Hit on Page A1 | BLOG ENTRY

    This week, Joe Scarborough of MSNBC's Morning Joe called foul on the article that The New York Times published on Tuesday about Mitt Romney's under-construction home mansion in La Jolla, California. As Jon Stewart explained on last night's...

    June 8, 2012 9:01 AM ET
  • Why Weaker Unions Mean Greater Inequality

    Why Weaker Unions Mean Greater Inequality | BLOG ENTRY

    Does the failure to knock off Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in this week's recall election spell doom for Big Labor? Maybe. It's a safe bet other Republican governors will take heart from Walker's win and go after...

    June 7, 2012 11:40 AM ET
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