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Mike Lofgren

Mike Lofgren

Mike Lofgren is a former congressional staff member who served on both the House and Senate budget committees. His book about Congress, The Party is Over: How Republicans Went Crazy, Democrats Became Useless, and the Middle Class Got Shafted, appeared in paperback on August 27, 2013. He is currently writing a book about the sociology of the national security state, to be published in 2015.

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Mike Lofgren

Mike Lofgren

Mike Lofgren is a former congressional staff member who served on both the House and Senate budget committees. His book about Congress, The Party is Over: How Republicans Went Crazy, Democrats Became Useless, and the Middle Class Got Shafted, appeared in paperback on August 27, 2013. He is currently writing a book about the sociology of the national security state, to be published in 2015.

Other articles by this author

2013 0320lo cat

America's Three-Tiered Justice System

By Mike Lofgren, Truthout | News Analysis

2013 0130ha cat

Chuck Hagel and the American Empire

By Mike Lofgren, Truthout | Op-Ed

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Mike Lofgren: A Devil's Dictionary

By Mike Lofgren, Viking Press | Book Excerpt

Iran and the Shape of Things to Come

By Mike Lofgren, Truthout | News Analysis

The Right-Wing Id Unzipped

By Mike Lofgren, Truthout | News Analysis

Iran: War Drums Beating

By Mike Lofgren, Truthout | News Analysis

Have the Super-Rich Seceded From the United States?

By Mike Lofgren, Truthout | News Analysis

Iraq Is Not a Model for Libya

By Mike Lofgren, Truthout | News Analysis