Are Liberal Netroots Groups Helping Obama Fail? by Jeff Cohen

Published on Thursday, July 30, 2009 by CommonDreams.org I’ve started deleting them as spam. I’m not talking about the enlarge-your-penis emails or “You’ve Won the Lottery” notices. I’m talking about the increasingly-urgent emails coming for weeks from liberal...

Medicare Anniversary – July 29

Thursday is the anniversary of Medicare's enactment. JOHN GEYMAN, http://www.pnhp.org/blog/author/johngeyman Geyman is professor emeritus of family medicine at the University of Washington. He is past president of Physicians for a National Health Program and author of...

Spinning Healthcare: A Bad Case of Vertigo By Norman Solomon

“I want to cover everybody,” President Obama said at his news conference Wednesday night. “Now, the truth is that unless you have a -- what's called a single-payer system, in which everybody’s automatically covered, then you’re probably not going to reach every single...

Iraq: Myth and Reality 7/22

President Obama met this afternoon with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. JAMES PAUL http://www.globalpolicy.org/iraq.html Paul is executive director of Global Policy Forum and has written extensively on Iraq. He said today: "For all the talk of 'U.S. withdrawal'...