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VIDEO REPORT: Speaker Lawrence Lessig: We the People, and the Republic we must reclaim

There is a corruption at the heart of American politics, caused by the dependence of Congressional candidates on funding from the tiniest percentage of citizens. That’s the argument at the core of this blistering talk by legal scholar Lawrence Lessig. … Continue reading

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US Postal Service on Verge of Collapse

Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe threatened Congress and the White House this week that the US Postal Service will need to: reduce the number of products and services provided lay off ten’s of thousands of US Postal employees nationwide permanently close all post office locations … Continue reading

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GREAT NEW Infographic takes you Inside America’s Economic Downfall in an illustrative and easy way to understand

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US Hits Debt Ceiling

WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Monday that he will immediately halt investments in two big government pension plans so the government can continue to borrow money. Geithner informed Congress of his decision in a letter stating that the … Continue reading

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