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Here are the top ten articles for the Democratic Party Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. UnSpun: Finding Facts in a World of Disinformation
Spin has become art, and one we are subjected to daily. Brook Jackson and Kathleen Hall Jamieson’s book, UnSpun: Finding Facts in a World of Disinformation, will provide you with the tools for separating fact from fiction.
2. Speechless: The Erosion of Free Speech in the American Workplace
Bruce Barry says, “Many Americans would be alarmed to discover that many employers can, if they wish, regulate their employees’ private political activity.” He examines the limits of speech in the workplace, how individuals, employers, and civil society would benefit from less restriction on speech.
3. Books Democrats Love
Not ready for the 2012 election? Relive two of the Democratic Party's favorite campaigns -- 2008 and 1992 in these fast-paced, non-fiction books.
4. Funding Public Broadcasting
Republicans have public broadcasting on the chopping block. It should be saved. Here's why.
5. Roosevelt, Obama, and Fear
In addition to the similarities between their policies, FDR and Barack Obama both faced the problem of how to reinvigorate a country paralyzed by fear.
6. Double Speak and the War on Terrorism
Timothy Lynch, director of the Cato Institutes Project on Criminal Justice, has written an article examining the use of double speak, and new vocabulary that has been created during the War on Terror.
7. Rinku Sen on The Accidental American
The author of The Accidental American tells how she came to write the book and discusses the way in which activism and organizing for change can help people heal from tragedy.
8. The Difference Between Primaries and Caucuses
You've probably heard a lot about the Iowa Caucus and the New Hampshire Primary over the years. They are the first two political proving grounds for presidential candidates. But, have you every wondered what the difference is between a caucus and a primary?
9. Material Witnesses and Enemy Combatants
This is the second in a series of articles examining the Timothy Lynchs article, Doublespeak and The War on Terrorism. In Timothy Lynchs article he looks at the way the Bush Administration has redefined and developed a new vocabulary during the War on Terror.
10. Seeing the Truth
On Saturday, December 16, 2006, Americans gathered in homes to see the truth. In more than 1,930 homes Americans gathered together to watch former Vice President Al Gores An Inconvenient Truth.
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