Institute for Policy Studies and OtherWords intern Ian Squires is a freelance writer based in Washington, DC. He was previously a newspaper reporter and columnist with Forum Publishing Group in Broward County, Florida, before working as a copy editor/content producer in Heredia, Costa Rica, for avVenta Worldwide.
As Hightower says, it's oozing on us.
Relations with Turkey are deteriorating fast.
Congress hasn't lost its taste for military pork despite all that chatter about cutting the deficit.
Yet another partisan fight in Congress over whether the long-term unemployed should continue to collect benefits is looming.
Activists and lawmakers are adopting new tactics to rein in spending on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Many progressives dislike President Obama's Supreme Court nominee.
Infant's Tylenol recall illustrates why we need government regulation.
The diverse, and unknown, range of chemicals we're exposed to is increasingly unhealthy.
A Senate amendment bars rewards for enabling bad loans.
Senator Menendez is urging Major League Baseball players to protest Arizona's new immigration law.
Workers might have to toil for three centuries to earn what their company's chief executive earns in a year.
A Republican candidate for Congress addresses farmers' troubles.
Arizona's new immigration law can potentially destroy families.
A Kentucky Republican seeking a Senate seat endorses right to discriminate.
Former MI6 officials condemn U.S. use of torture.
American farming can't afford premium prices for seeds.
The Senate climate bill is set to be released on Monday, April 26.
Many potential recruits are too overweight to join the armed services.
Big-time college basketball is about to get even bigger.
We're going back to the future with school segregation.