Dean Baker for Truthout: Until there's data on the effects of the GOP tax cuts, all the announcements of corporate generosity should be recognized as nothing more than self-serving propaganda.
The Republicans in Congress have been playing Russian roulette with the Dreamers for years now -- and with the shutdown deal, the Democrats just fell for their false promises.
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Peter Sleeth is a veteran investigative reporter who covered the Iraq war for The Oregonian and helped the paper win a Pulitzer Prize in 2007 for breaking news. Now freelancing, his most recent piece for the Oregon Historical Quarterly is a profile of progressive-era activist Tom Burns.