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Will Reality Collapse the Bush Universe?
After the conservative victory in the November 2004 U.S. elections many American Humanists, liberals, and progressives have been discussing what's at stake in the next four years. But a clear message and real action can turn the tide in just two years. Although some on the left think the religious agenda should be assuaged with compromise, others know that this would mean abandonment of progressive values like liberty, equality, and social justice. While conservatives claim a "moral majority" of sorts, the true majority of Americans don't agree with their agenda. As their policies continue to fail, reality will expose them for the extremists they are.
Follow the Nonexistent Paper Trail
by Anna Kaplan
Though the presidential election is past, this is no time to forget the problems associated with electronic voting machines. Rather, now is the time to fix them.(Read Article in PDF)
The Reality Mandate
by Rachel Gillett
Although reality is a commodity in the faith-based universe of George W. Bush, a truly reality-based citizen majority must prevail in the next two years.(Read Article in PDF)
George W. Bush and the End of Conservatism
by Michael L. Niman
Although the Bush victory appears ideal for advancing the conservative agenda, some conservatives have good reason to fear that this presidency will trigger the demise of their movement.
How to Celebrate the Inauguration
by Joni Scott
With the inauguration of a second round of right-wing extremism in government, all who stand in opposition are called to vigorous and decisive action.
Tests and Conservatives: The Beat Goes On
by Gregory Shafer
Conservatives have both monetary and ideological motivations for painting American public schools as failures.
I Teach, Therefore I am
by Brian Kevin
Despite the "No Child Left Behind" emphasis on standardized testing in secondary education, a small cadre of innovative teachers are advancing critical thinking through philosophy studies.(Read Article in PDF)
Why We Are Still Losing the Winnable Cancer War
by Samuel S. Epstein, M.D.
For over thirty years the cancer establishment has taken the "War on Cancer" in the wrong direction. In order to achieve success, prevention through removal of environmental causes must be pursued and rampant conflicts of interest must be removed.
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