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Ohio 'Voter Fraud' Billboards a 'Perversion of Truth'
Originally Posted: 10/18/2012 - 12:17pm | Type: Blog

The word "fraud" is on billboards around Ohio. I started noticing this a few weeks ago, when I was driving through a working class African American community in Cleveland and noticed a billboard that ...

Irony Behind Florida Governor's Medicaid Call
Originally Posted: 07/02/2012 - 2:53pm | Type: Blog

Florida governor Rick Scott says he won't take the federal money that would enable Medicaid to be expanded in his state—ironic, given that Scott was CEO of Columbia/HCA in the 1990s. That company was foun ...

A Neighborhood View of Consumer Financial Protection
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

As someone who lives in Cleveland -- which in some years is identified as the poorest city in the U.S. As someone who lives in Cleveland -- which in some years is identified as th ...

Wall Street, Repent!
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

We are all familiar with the famous pop culture image of a street evangelist holding up a sign reading, "Repent, for the end is near!" But repentance is actually a fundamental religious theme, and ...

Sudanese Churches' Four Key Concerns on Troubled Elections--and Four Ways We Can Help
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

Sudan's impending presidential and parliamentary elections have degenerated into a chaotic mixture of fraud accusations, boycotts, political assassinations, intimidation, abuses of power by the rul ...

Professional Women and Impostor Syndrome
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:19am | Type: Blog

I knew I was dreaming when Michelle Obama sat down across from me. I was wearing a formal dress sitting on one of the tall bar stools at our local pub, in the quiet back corner near the dartboard. ...

Nigerian Anti-Corruption Activists Demand: Let the Sun Shine in
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:19am | Type: Blog

Part 2 of an interview with David Ugolor, head of the <a href="http://www.aneej.org/">African Network for Environment and Economic Justice</a>.</p> Par ...

A Tale of Two Hospitals: How Sugar Water Helps Make Christmas Sad
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

This year we were planning to see my folks for Christmas. It won't happen. This year we were planning to see my folks for Christmas. It won't happen. The bills for our ...

Listen!
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

A just-released study of low-wage workers in the U.S. A just-released study of low-wage workers in the U.S. has found that an appalling 68% were forced to work extra unpaid ...

'Jose Illegal' is a Lie
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

It's an e-mail to make your blood boil.</p> It's an e-mail to make your blood boil. A recent e-mail forward contrasts the lives and lifestyles of hypothetical ...

Dear Hacker: Letters to the Man Who Hijacked My E-mail Account
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

One day last month, friends and family from around the world flooded me with messages alerting me to some suspicious activity in my yahoo e-mail account One day last month, frien ...

Eric Holder, Ted Stevens, and Prosecutorial Misconduct that Doesn't Make Headlines
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

No one is saying that Ted Stevens didn't lie about unreported contributions. But the government has to play by the rules even when the defendant is guilty. No one is saying ...

After Jailhouse Conversion, Madoff to Join Ministry of Televangelist Kenneth Copeland
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>While awaiting sentencing for defrauding investors with a $65 billion Ponzi scheme, Bernard Madoff has undergone what friends and family are describing as a jailhouse conversion that has given him new ...