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.

President Obama and the Search for Common Ground

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…

Will Last Night's Debate Make a Difference?

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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