Glenn Greenwald talks about the Boston bombings and government secrecy, and two political scholars explain who’s to blame for Congressional dysfunction. Continue reading
Democracy & Government
The importance of democracy and politics in our daily lives is a driving force behind our journalism, whether it’s an ongoing examination of the political engineering of inequality or exposing the revolving door of power and influence that spins individuals in and out of jobs in the public and private sectors. Below are a variety of programs and interviews that illustrate democratic principles and the ways in which they’ve come under fire and been defended. Be inspired, encouraged, and alarmed… but mostly be aware.
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Columnist Glenn Greenwald explains what the Boston bombings and U.S. drone attacks have in common, and how secrecy leads to abuse of government power. Continue reading
Political scholars Norman Ornstein and Thomas Mann argue that congressional dysfunction is mostly the fault of right wing radicals within the Republican Party who engage in “policy hostage-taking.” Continue reading
For House Republicans, getting a coveted chairmanship is more than just prestigious — it also means big money for their campaign coffers. Continue reading