John "Rick" MacArthur

Publisher, Harper's magazine

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Publisher of Harper's magazine; author of The Selling of Free Trade: NAFTA, Washington, and the Subversion of American Democracy and You Can't Be President: The Outrageous Barriers to Democracy in America

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There was bloody violence on the streets of  Tehran today as police clubbed, gassed and possibly even shot at some 200 demonstrators.

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Yesterday, President Obama  toughened his language  against political repression by the government of Iran. Today, more bloody violence is being reported.

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Yesterday, President Obama toughened his language against political repression by the government of Iran. Today, more bloody violence is being reported.

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In Cleveland, Ohio Democrats  Barack Obama  and  Hillary Clinton  zeroed in on each other and the economy, with special focus on the  North American Free Trade Agreement , but…

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In Cleveland, Ohio Democrats Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton zeroed in on each other and the economy, with special focus on the North American Free Trade Agreement , but…

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