The U.S.A. Slips Further Into Plutocracy

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Democracy in the U.S.A. literally no longer exists as of April 2nd, 2014. This is a historic and shameful day. America is now officially a Plutocracy, a state governed by those who possess the most money, not by those who labor for it.

The Scoop on Ben & Jerry’s Latest Campaign

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Ben Cohen, the first half of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, was at Union Station in Washington on Tuesday to literally give cash away. These were no ordinary bills, though.

The 12 Best People of 2012

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Sean Beaudoin compiles the dozen best people of the year—drawn from the avalanche of overall excellence we experienced as a culture. Also, their less impressive counterparts.

Mr. McDonald Goes to Washington

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Employees of a McDonald’s franchise in Ohio received a letter along with their most recent paycheck, stating that “if the right people are elected, we will be able to continue with raises and benefits … if others are elected, we will not.”