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You can get fired for talking politics at work

Oct 22, 2012
Depending on where you live, and what kind of company you work for, your boss can tell you who they want you to vote for. And they can fire you if you don't.
Posted In: 2012 election, politics, workplace

Why we still can't vote online, and why that may be a good thing

Oct 15, 2012
We can support candidates with a text, participate in polls, even register to vote online, but we still can't vote that way -- which might be good news.
Posted In: Tech, online voting, voting, politics, internet politics, hacking

A new digital music battle, and online gaming as political liability

Oct 7, 2012
A Maine state senate candidate gets attacked for her online gaming activities, and a startup that wants to help you sell your used MP3s goes to court against a big entertainment company.
Posted In: Tech, politics, Music, copyright

How tech is changing the debate

Oct 3, 2012
Most people watching the first big presidential debate will do so on television, but for a fast-increasing number, it's far from the only primary source.
Posted In: Tech, politics, tablets, debate

Lasting legacy of Occupy Wall Street remains unclear

Sep 14, 2012
Social movements come and go -- will Occupy Wall Street be one that lasts? Or has it already dissipated? Also, listen to letters that Occupiers wrote to financial institutions.
Posted In: Occupy movement, tea party, politics, society

Is the Federal Reserve above politics?

Sep 13, 2012
Cries of politics haunt past election-year decisions on monetary policy.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, politics, Barack Obama, Ben Bernanke

Americans split on who they think will win the election

Aug 30, 2012
Do the Republican and Democratic conventions have an impact on Election Day?
Posted In: politics, 2012 election, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, conventions

How do we know what politicians say is true?

Aug 30, 2012
Fact-checking is a growing industry, but does it pay off?
Posted In: facts, 2012 election, politics

What really matters to Florida voters

Aug 30, 2012
Mitt Romney is scheduled to accept the GOP nomination tonight. We travel to Florida's I-4 corridor to take the pulse of voters living in "The Real Economy."
Posted In: Florida, politics, GOP

Former Congressional staffer on how money divides politics

Aug 6, 2012
Former Republican staff member Mike Lofgren explains how money has taken over the political system in America and what we can do about it.
Posted In: politics, campaign finance, Washington D.C., Congress

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