Category Archives: History

Get Ready for an Unacceptable New Normal

By Stephen Lendman Source: StephenLendman.org At times like now, ideas lying around dormant on the shelf become reality. Economic and other crisis conditions are times when most people can be convinced to accept unacceptable policies they’d likely reject otherwise. During … Continue reading

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Charlie Chaplin and Truly Modern Times

By Daniel Warner Source: CounterPunch Acrobat, musician, composer, clown, mime, movie star, director and producer, Academy Award winner for lifetime achievement, but still driven from the United States for his backing of the Soviet Union, Charlie Chaplin should need little … Continue reading

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A Debt Jubilee Is the Only Way to Avoid a Depression

By Michael Hudson Source: The Unz Review Even before the coronavirus appeared, many American families were falling behind on student loans, auto loans, credit card balances and other payments. America’s debt overhead was pricing its labor and industry out of … Continue reading

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David Ray Griffin’s The Christian Gospel for Americans: A Systematic Theology

By Edward Curtin Source: Behind the Curtain A Review   There are very few writers who have done more to try to open the public’s mind to the evil nature of the American empire than David Ray Griffin.  His series of … Continue reading

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Of Course Billionaires Shouldn’t Exist

By HipCrime Vocab There’s apparently a row over whether billionaires should exist. That is, whether or not billionaires should be a thing in our society. What a stupid question. Of course billionaires shouldn’t exist! But the reason has nothing to do with … Continue reading

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The Looming Financial Nightmare: So Much for Living the American Dream

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men in a society, over the course of time they create for themselves a legal system that authorizes it and a … Continue reading

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The War in Questions

Making Sense of the Age of Carnage By Tom Engelhardt Source: TomDispatch.com My first question is simple enough: After 18-plus years of our forever wars, where are all the questions? Almost two decades of failing American wars across a startlingly … Continue reading

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The United States of America’s Doll House: A Vast Tapestry of Lies and Illusions

By Edward Curtin Source: Behind the Curtain This is an updated and revised version of the full cover-story that appeared in the important publication, garrison: The Journal of History and Deep Politics, Issue 003.  Issue 004 is due out this … Continue reading

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