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Liberals want Obama to expose legalized bribery

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Corporations that get government contracts can secretly spend untold sums to help elect and re-elect the lawmakers who oversee the contracting process. This form of corruption amounts to legalized bribery. “Corporate behemoths like Chevron, Verizon and Lockheed Martin are snout-deep in…

Tuberculosis in decline since 1991

With the rate of active tuberculosis (TB) on a steady decline, Health Commissioner Mary E. O’Dowd thanked public health workers for their efforts in the fight against the disease, but warned that only through continued public education and vigilance will…

Christie covering up Exxon aide’s email

International Business Times recently published a report on Gov. Chris Christie’s administration blocking the release of email from the governor’s top aide who went to work for Exxon’s New Jersey lobbying firm just before Christie officials settled litigation with Exxon. The Christie…

Opinion: Why the 99 Percent Keeps Losing

by Robert Kuttner Our current political situation is unprecedented. The vast majority of Americans keep falling behind economically because of changes in society’s ground rules, while the rich get even richer — yet this situation doesn’t translate into a winning…