SEE ALSO: Wells Fargo fires Wisconsin woman for 1972 shoplifting chargesIn May, we told you about Yolanda Qusada, a Wisconsin woman who was fired by Wells Fargo because she was convicted of two minor shoplifting charges in 1972.If you think losing your job for something that happened during the Nixo ... More >>
Ellison breaks down.Rep. Keith Ellison spent weeks deriding the congressional hearings that opened today on radical Muslims, orchestrated by Rep. Peter King of New York, as little more than an attempt to spread fear and hatred of a religious minority.
When it came his turn to testify and de ... More >>
John F. Kennedy, Diana Princess of Wales, Marilyn Monroe - deaths that sent nations, continents even, into a time of mass mourning. But the death that trumps all these (though which, the man himself might agree, probably doesn't quite trump the death of Jesus Christ) was John Lennon's assassi ... More >>
Image via YouTubeJoe Demos: monster challenge.The last time a Republican represented the fifth congressional district, John F. Kennedy was president. Walter Judd was replaced by DFLer Donald Fraser in 1963; Fraser was replaced by Martin Sabo in 1979; Ellison won the seat in 2007. That's a mon ... More >>
Is he rewriting history or setting the record straight? Why not tell Karl Rove what you think in person?
George W. Bush's former senior advisor -- "Bush's brain" -- is going to be at the Mall of America to sign copies of his first book, "Courage and Consequence: My Life as a Conservative in ... More >>
Changes and progress very rarely are gifts from above"Changes and progress very rarely are gifts from above," said Noam Chomsky last week. "They come out of struggles from below. And the answer to what's next depends on people like you. Nobody else can answer it."In Haiti and Bolivia, Chomsky went o ... More >>
Forget free trade with China, privatizing Social Security, and that pesky debate about campaign-finance reform. Here’s everything you really need to know about that gaggle of Minnesotans who are vying for a six-year stint in Washington.