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Maria Tomchick's work has appeared on Common Dreams, Alternet, ZNet, the CounterPunch website,
MotherJones.com and AntiWar.com. She is a contributing writer for Eat The State!, a biweekly anti-authoritarian
newspaper of political opinion, research and humor, based in Seattle, Washington, and she is co-commentator
on Eat The Airwaves!, a weekly, half-hour radio program of alternative news and commentary which airs
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November 4, 2012

Who is Edward DeMarco?
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The New Waterfront: Guess Who’s Paying the Bill?
July 15, 2012

What the Hell Happened to The Fourth Estate?
July 1, 2012

Three Strikes and You're Out
June 10, 2012

Mayor McGrowth
May 27, 2012

Voters Across Europe Oust Conservatives
May 13, 2012

USDA: Let Them Eat Garbage
March 11, 2012

A Meltdown in Communication
March 4, 2012

The Bailout Blues
February 26, 2012

States Settle for…a Poke in the Eye
February 12, 2012

The Syrian Dilemma
February 5, 2012

The State of the Obama Presidency
January 29, 2012

Romney’s Wealth and What It Means
January 22, 2012


Key Economic Stories for 2012
January 8, 2012


The Most Under-Reported Economic Stories of 2011
January 1, 2012


Why Does Greece Matter?
June 23, 2011


My Favorite Films at SIFF 2011
June 15, 2011


Metro Cuts and Compromises
June 2, 2011


Underreported Stories of 2010
December 29, 2010


Top Ten Economic Stories of 2010
December 12, 2010


Top 10 Overhyped Stories of 2010
December 1, 2010


Ireland: Slammed by the Global Economy
November 27, 2010


Shoot-out at the Wall Street Corral
November 13, 2010


Analysis of November 2010 Elections
November 6, 2010


The G-20 Fiasco
July 3, 2010


Siff 2010 - Week 3
June 17, 2010


SIFF 2010 – Week Two
June 7, 2010


Gaza: The Media Blockade
June 1, 2010


2010 SIFF – Week One
May 31, 2010


The State of The Economy
January 9, 2010


Fiddling While the World Burns
September 26, 2009

After All Is Said and Nothing Gets Done
September 12, 2009

Now We Bomb Hospitals?
August 10, 2009

Another Bailout: The Change We Want to See?
November 29, 2008


Q&A: The Credit Crisis
September 21, 2008


Bank Failures and Bailouts
August 7, 2008


Why Things Cost More
July 10, 2008


He Said, She Said
October 25, 2007


Cheap Money for Corporations
September 13, 2007


Cheap Money Has Its Costs
August 30, 2007


Leave the School Board Alone
December 7, 2006


Open Mouth, Insert Foot
September 28, 2006

A Lesson in American Justice
January 5, 2006

2005 Media Follies!
December 22, 2005

Bush Policy in Iraq: Invade, Destroy, and Separate
December 4, 2005

Dangerous Smokescreen of the Week: Avian Flu
November 10, 2005

Yes on the Monorail
October 27, 2005

Iraq: The Constitutional Vote
October 13, 2005

Shake Things Up!
September 14, 2005

We Hold These Truths...
August 31, 2005

Time to Cut and Run
August 10, 2005

Coming Soon to Your Neighborhood: Abu Ghraib
July 27, 2005

Galloway Demonized by U.S. Press
May 25, 2005

Good Things out of Olympia
April 27, 2005

Encirlement Strategy
March 2, 2005

The Bio-Offense Lab
January 19, 2005

Playing Politics with Disaster Aid
January 5, 2005

The Real Nuclear Problem
December 8, 2004


The Disappearing War
November 24, 2004


Welcoming the Idiot King
November 10, 2004


A Tale of Two Elections
October 27, 2004

And You Thought Paul Schell Was Bad
October 13, 2004


The "Abolish the Middle Class" Tax Cut
September 29, 2004


Iraq: We Need a Plan
September 15, 2004


The Destruction of Najaf
September 1, 2004


The Drug Trafficker that Became President
August 18, 2004


Two Nations, One Convention
August 4, 2004


Deserting a Ship of Rats
July 21, 2004


Handover or Hangover?
June 30, 2004


The Real Domestic Terrorists
June 16, 2004


The Real Timeline
May 19, 2004


The Nightmares of Iraq
April 21, 2004


One Year Later
March 24, 2004


Zaqawi: The Next Osama bin Laden?
March 10, 2004


The Real WMD Threat: Pakistan
February 12, 2004


W's Election Avoidance Syndrome
January 28, 2004


Iraq: Money for Nothing
January 14, 2004


Be Careful What You Eat
December 31, 2003


Musical Chairs at City Hall
December 17, 2003


Got Saddam, But Not Much Else
December 17, 2003

Iraq: More Dangerous Every Day
December 3, 2003


It's Time for Elections, George
December 3, 2003


When Public Transit Gets Privatized
November 5, 2003


Not Just About Gas
October 22, 2003


Nickels' Hand Is in the Till Again
October 8, 2003


Iraq: The Money Pit
October 8, 2003


Rumsfeld's Fall From Grace
September 11, 2003


The Cameraman and the Diplomat
August 27, 2003


Corporate Scandals: One Year Later
August 13, 2003


A Council Already Divided
July 30, 2003


This Is What a Guerrilla War Looks Like
July 2, 2003


Olympia: Crawling On Their Bellies
June 18, 2003


The War Continues...
June 18, 2003


Seven Ways George Bush Helps Terrorism
June 4, 2003


The Incident at Fallujah
May 7, 2003


Olympia's Child Sacrifice
May 7, 2003


"Democracy" In Iraq: Sheiks and Swindlers
April 23, 2003


The Real Face of War
April 8, 2003


Fire Kerlikowski
March 26, 2003


Inspectors Disprove U.S. Accusations
March 12, 2003


What If Turkey Agrees?
February 26, 2003


Powell's Evidence Unravels
February 12, 2003


The Smallpox Vaccine Boondoggle
January 20, 2003


North Korea's Warlike Noises
January 15, 2003


A Tax-Cut That Would Sink the Economy
January 15, 2003


Operation Provoke War
January 1, 2003


What's Next: Concentration Camps?
January 1, 2003


The Never-Ending Oil Spill
December 18, 2002


Warden Simms Screws Social Services
December 4, 2002


Half A Million in Florence: Where was the US Press?
November 20, 2002


Nickels Plays the City Council
November 20, 2002


The Moscow Theater Siege
November 6, 2002


Pentagon Bites Back?
October 23, 2002


Two Views on Transportation
October 23, 2002


Weapons of Mass Destruction: Where's the Proof?
October 9, 2002


A Solidarity Lesson Plan
September 11, 2002


A Bunch of Shrubbish
August 28, 2002


Life During Wartime
August 28, 2002


Bio Terror in the USA
August 14, 2002


The Fraudulent Corporate Fraud Bill
July 31, 2002


One-Fourth of a Viaduct
July 31, 2002


Our Corporate Criminal President
July 17, 2002


Murray, Cantwell, and Nuke Waste
July 17, 2002


My Letters to Bush
July 17, 2002


The Anthrax Man
July 3, 2002


Trouble Brewing in Afghanistan
July 3, 2002


Who is Jose Padilla?
June 19, 2002


Why Bono Should Have Stayed Home
June 5, 2002


Lindh Outsmarts the Government
May 22, 2002


What You Really Pay for Salmon
May 22, 2002


Bond Collapse
May 8, 2002


Pampering the SPD
May 8, 2002


As the Whole World Watches
April 24, 2002


Reclaim the Streets... for What Purpose?
April 24, 2002


The Power to See and Feel
April 10, 2002


Your Representatives in Action!
March 27, 2002


Qwest and Immunex: Your Local Enron Wannabes
March 13, 2002


My Official Protest
February 27, 2002


A Half-Axed Budget
January 30, 2002


Eat the Economy!
January 16, 2002


Under the Knife
January 16, 2002