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Rethink Afghanistan

President Obama has committed 17,000 more troops to Afghanistan. This decision raises serious questions about troops, costs, overall mission and exit strategy. Historically, it has been Congress' duty to ask questions in the form of oversight hearings that challenge policymakers, examine military spending, and educate the public. After witnessing the absence of oversight regarding the Iraq war, we must insist Congress hold hearings on Afghanistan. Video is available at rethinkafghanistan.com.

The Fake Issue

Taming the Watchdogs of Media Concentration

Although the Iraq and Afghanistan wars have shown that media conglomerates limit the diversity of views, subvert democracy and stymie journalistic integrity, media regulators continue to let them expand. As each of these three countries enters another round of media convergence, their federal media watchdogs appear to be looking the other way.

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