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  • The two advocacy groups, which could be fairly described as left-leaning, claim that among the 280 most profitable U.S. companies, 30 of them paid "less than zero" in taxes in the last three years, and 78 of the companies didn't pay any federal income tax in at least one of the last three years.

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  • We suspect that, for all the political activity in churches attended by left-leaning parishioners, each individual appeal has minimal effect.

    American Grace

  • A longer historical view, however, reminds us that many denominations have long been catalysts for political action on socially progressive, left-leaning causes.

    American Grace

  • At lest all those tiresome left-leaning Democrats are trying to do something more than the Republicans, who continue to stick their heads in the sand and ignore that fact that this and other serious issues (oil dependence, the environment, the economy, a big-stick foreign policy, to name just a few) that are coming to a head right now have been festering, largely unaddressed, for decades.

    GOP head demands apology for slavery remark

  • Canadian legislators will debate the bill, which could pass Thursday evening, early Friday or sometime over the weekend—depending on how long opposition politicians, particularly from the left-leaning New Democratic Party, are willing to filibuster.

    Canada Pushes to End Labor Dispute

  • They will go to the Guardian for a dose of news with left-leaning attitude.

    British News Outlets Invade U.S. Touting Global Perspective

  • An overwhelming percentage of those are left-leaning, well-educated enclaves demographically similar to the neighborhood in which I live.

    The Panic Virus

  • The Bay Area is both wealthier and more left-leaning than most other areas of the state.

    Vital Signs

  • But in a more ordinary slump, it would fall to left-leaning economists to keep tabs on the rise in prolonged worklessness and to warn about the vast social toll this will impose.

    Employment and the euro crisis: bringing it all back home

  • Argentina received strong support for its blockade at a meeting in Venezuela of a left-leaning bloc of South American and Caribbean nations.

    Caribbean countries back Argentina over Falklands with blockade

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