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Justin Krebs

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Justin Krebs appears in the following:

Opinion: What's So Wrong With Corporate Gay-Washing?

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Is Nike, not always associated with human rights, trying to be a good corporate citizen? Or is it just a smart business strategy? Does it matter? 

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Opinion: Cuomo's Fracking Plan Shows Jobs Matter More than Safety

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Governor Andrew Cuomo has proven himself to be good at politics. He's pushed Albany to function in ways it hadn't for years. His approval ratings in the state and his national recognition affirm that he's crafty at what he does.

Which means that his recent have-it-both-ways announcement on fracking ...

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Opinion: Florida's Shady History of Denying Justice

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

When Florida starts "purging" its voter rolls, there is reason to worry.

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Opinion: How Should Progressives Handle Wisconsin Loss? Take Cues from GOP

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Even when they lose a race, conservatives get right back to promoting the ideas their losing candidate ran on. Progressives should do the same post-Wisconsin.

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Opinion: Paycheck Fairness Act Key to Progressive Full-Court Press

Monday, June 04, 2012

With the recent push for the Paycheck Fairness Act, a progressive and important idea is actually driving the debate. Now's not the time to slow down.

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Opinion: DOMA Repeal Shows Why Courts Matter

Friday, June 01, 2012

The country is evolving quickly. Public opinion has turned. Now everyone needs to get on board or be steamrolled by history.

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Opinion: Like Public Parks? Thank Taxpayers Like You and Me

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Without public investment, we wouldn't have public beaches and highways and train lines to take us there. We wouldn't have lakes clean enough to swim in and trails safe enough to hike.

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Opinion: How to Live Yale Student Marina Keegan's Lesson

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Her message of being open to possibility because the journey is long reads just as true for embracing possibility because the journey may be cut short.

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Opinion: How Much Backlash to the Backlash in Walker Recall?

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Elections are about outcomes, and if Walker holds onto his post, it will be a sign that there's still work to do.

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Opinion: Are All Civil Liberties Created Equal?

Monday, May 21, 2012

Many politicians, from Mayor Bloomberg to President Obama, want to have it both ways on civil liberties: Loosening restrictions on same-sex marriage, while pushing the limits of constitutionality on crime and terrorism.

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Opinion: I've Had Enough of Banks Behaving Badly

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

They are still foreclosing on homeowners and resisting write-downs, still raising banking fees, still lobbying against reforms. And one can bet they are on track for big bonuses.

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Opinion: Romney's Bully Image Runs Deeper Than 'Haircut' Story

Friday, May 11, 2012

Republicans have chosen a man whose behavior, demeanor and record makes us believe he could be the bully his old friends described.

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Opinion: Obama's Gay Marriage Stance Melted Away my Cynicism, if Only for a Day

Thursday, May 10, 2012

While we political junkies forget this, there are still many Americans who respect elected leaders and who will be moved by this announcement to evolve as well. There are people around the country for whom the "about time" quality of this shift will be a source of relief, affirmation and hope.

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Opinion: Bill Bradley's Blueprint is Right on the Money

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

There's something for everyone in Bill Bradley's new book We Can All Do Better, the former Senator's blueprint for a stronger, healthier, more united America.

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Opinion: Austerity Is Bad Policy and Bad Politics

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

It's a political minefield in certain parts of our country to cite Europe as a positive example of anything. Fortunately, now is a moment when Europe is a useful counter-example in a conversation that aligns good politics and good policy.

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Opinion: Why Romney's Not A Bloomberg Republican

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

The Mayor has changed parties but has not really wavered on convictions. The former Governor has traded every conviction in the aim to convince a party of his loyalty.

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Opinion: This May Day Isn't A Call For Help - It's an OWS Response

Monday, April 30, 2012

Americans are shouting "May Day" hoping someone — politicians, courts, the media, shareholders, the consciences of CEOs — can rebuild the dream.

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Opinion: Trump is Right - Romney's 'Cool Obama' Attack Ad is Terrible

Friday, April 27, 2012

Maybe the Republicans need to listen to Trump's latest rant - directed against the RNC's own attack ad directed at President Obama, accusing him of being too cool to be president.

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Opinion: The GOP's Dumb Pivot to Foreign Affairs

Thursday, April 26, 2012

It's a bad sign for Republicans if their candidate is trying to focus the debate back on international security.

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Opinion: Giuliani - But Not Bloomberg - for Mitt Romney

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

The praise Rudy Giuliani offered Romney was predictable, but the endorsement is more notable for everything the Romney camp doesn't want you thinking about.

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