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Stories by Sean Gonsalves
Sean Gonsalves is a syndicated columnist and news editor with the Cape Cod Times.
Obama's Opening Moves
Posted on: Nov 10, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Now is the time to mobilize so we can establish the style, pace and structure of Obama's presidency.
Why You Should Work Less
Posted on: Oct 20, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Americans are working longer hours and taking less time off -- an unhealthy habit that heightens stress and lowers life expectancy.
Our Rights Are Under Attack
Posted on: Oct 15, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Recent steps by the FBI and other law enforcement organizations have severely undermined the right to privacy.
Why It's Hard to Change People's Minds
Posted on: Oct 7, 2008, Source: AlterNet
A new study shows that after being exposed to information contradicting their ideas, most people still cling to their prejudices.
Financial Weapons of Mass Destruction
Posted on: Sep 22, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Free market ideology comes down to socialism for the rich, capitalism for everybody else.
Respected Academic Denied Entry into U.S.
Posted on: Jul 30, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Our government finds it necessary to protect Americans from academics who disagree with Bush.
Will Wikileaks Revolutionize Journalism?
Posted on: Jul 7, 2008, Source: AlterNet
While journalists should view Wikileaks with some skepticism, it cannot be ignored. Welcome to the brave new world of investigative reporting.
Who Cares About the Vice President?
Posted on: Jun 24, 2008, Source: AlterNet
The VP used to be a bench-warmer called in to perform PR tasks. When did vice presidents become important political figures?
What Liberal Media?
Posted on: Jun 16, 2008, Source: AlterNet
If the media are so liberal, why did most mainstream news outlets swallow Bush's lies about Iraq?
We Must Combat Government Secrecy
Posted on: Jun 3, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Under Bush, access to information has been increasingly restricted in the name of national security at levels never seen before.
How the Government Is Passing Secret Laws
Posted on: May 19, 2008, Source: AlterNet
The government is undermining our rights by making laws in secret. Surprise, surprise.
Whistle-Blowers Under Attack
Posted on: May 12, 2008, Source: AlterNet
The government's attempt to gut a law protecting whistle-blowers does not bode well for our First Amendment rights.
Our Great 'Secretocracy'
Posted on: May 5, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Government secrecy does not make us safer; it undermines the Constitution.
The News Media: Watchdog or Lap Dog?
Posted on: Apr 28, 2008, Source: AlterNet
It is becoming more and more difficult for the news media to undertake serious investigative reporting.
A Bad Week for Journalism
Posted on: Apr 22, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Why Americans should care that print journalism is going down the drain.
Murky CIA Activity at Military Outposts
Posted on: Apr 7, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Foreign military bases have served as launch pads for American military adventures. Increasingly, they are also being used as CIA 'black sites'.
The Color of Wealth
Posted on: Apr 1, 2008, Source: AlterNet
To have a truly productive conversation about race we must address the wealth disparities that perpetuate racial inequality.
There's Nothing Wrong with Rev. Wright
Posted on: Mar 25, 2008, Source: AlterNet
The manufactured controversy over Rev. Jeremiah Wright ignores the tradition of 'prophetic preaching' in African-American churches.
Why Does Congress Leave War to the President?
Posted on: Mar 18, 2008, Source: AlterNet
You wouldn't know it from the past 50 years of American history, but Congress has the legal authority to curb presidential warmongering.
Candidates, Remember the Constitution?
Posted on: Mar 10, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Clinton keeps saying she has experience. But all that her record shows is how good she is at undermining the Constitution.
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