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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. 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?
2. 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.
3. The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
In her new book, The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism, Naomi Klein shocks you with the correlation she draws between electroshock therapy and the way the United States has imposed the Chicago School of Economics ‘shock’ theories around the world.
4. 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.
5. A Soldier Left Behind
Did the US military leave a soldier behind when they pulled up their checkpoints from the neighborhoods of Sadr City? What does this say to military families? What does this say about the future of the mission in Iraq?
6. The Accidental American
This masterful book, subtitled Immigration and Citizenship in the Age of Globalization, will change the way you look at immigrants, labor organizing, corporate globalization, and our current immigration policy.
7. Why a Conservative America is a Myth
You have always been progressive in your ideas and values, but did you know---so are most Americans? In a new report, The Progressive Majority: Why a Conservative America is a Myth, it shows that on the issues, from economic to “values,” Americans are progressive in their stands.
8. The Human Rights Editor
BellaOnline has a new Human Rights Editor. Lisbeth Cheever-Gessaman. She is an active member of Amnesty International, Women to Women International, and the Native American Rights Fund. I asked her a few questions so we could get to know her.
9. Six for 06
The Democrats have a new agenda, Six for 06. This agenda is different from others, in that it provides a compare and contrast. It shows how the Republicans have taken us in the wrong direction, and the new direction that Democrats will take us in setting the priorities for the 109th Congress.
10. Breadline USA
Sasha Abramsky writes about food and the lack of it as a novelist would, and that is what makes reading Breadline USA such an emotional experience.
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