Tag Archives: The Young Turks

The New Republic: Opinion- John Judis: The Socialism America Needs Now

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat To give you an idea of what I believe socialism is and what it isn’t, I agree with John Judis at TNR that socialism has a couple layers, three if … Continue reading

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Slate: Opinion- Helen Vera- Against Solitary Confinement: States Finding it Impractical as well as Immoral

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat   The current use of the process of solitary confinement in U.S. prisons is deplorable.  There are no guidelines relating the length of confinement to severity of offense.  The process is … Continue reading

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The Young Turks: “Barack Obama Backs Patriot Act and Other Horrible Abuses of Our Civil Liberties”: The Consequences of Bad Policies With Good Intentions

There’s plenty of hypocrisy to go around in the so-called War on Terror debate or Patriot Act debate. On both sides and debates like this is where you find out who are the real Liberals and the real Conservatives. And … Continue reading

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