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Thinking Beyond Exceptionalism

By David Swanson Source: Let’s Try Democracy Excepted from Curing Exceptionalism: What’s wrong with how we think about the United States? What can we do about it? (April, 2018). Try this experiment: Imagine that space aliens really come to earth … Continue reading

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America: The Country That Never Was!

By thnkfryrslf Source: Axis of Logic The ideal country. Democratic and Free. The greatest country in the world, because they’re exceptional. Saves citizens of other countries from tyrannical governments by slaying the tyrants and bringing democracy and staying to make … Continue reading

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Are We (Collectively) Depressed?

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds We need to encourage honesty above optimism. Once we can speak honestly, there is a foundation for optimism. Psychoanalysis teaches that one cause of depression is repressed anger. The rising tide of … Continue reading

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Gaslighting: State Mind Control and Abusive Narcissism

By Vanessa Beeley Source: 21st Century Wire Exceptionalism: the condition of being different from the norm; also:  a theory expounding the exceptionalism especially of a nation or region. There are many theories surrounding the origin of American exceptionalism. The most popular … Continue reading

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Forbidden Questions? 24 Key Issues That Neither the Washington Elite Nor the Media Consider Worth Their Bother

By Andrew J. Bacevich Source: TomDispatch.com Donald Trump’s election has elicited impassioned affirmations of a renewed commitment to unvarnished truth-telling from the prestige media.  The common theme:  you know you can’t trust him, but trust us to keep dogging him … Continue reading

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Fascism Trumps Democracy: America, A State of Impunity

By Norman Pollack Source: CounterPunch Notwithstanding my title’s oblique reference to Trump, he is not the greater of the dangers now facing America, but an entirely known factor, representing a gut incipient fascism grounded primarily in capital accumulation, a nymphomaniac … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton’s Email Absolution: Two Parties, One Criminal Regime

By Eric Draitser Source: StopImperialism.org What was your reaction when you heard FBI Director James Comey announce to the world that the Bureau would not be recommending that charges be filed against Hillary Clinton over her handling of emails while she … Continue reading

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The Electoral Farce: an Interview with John Stauber

By Mohsen Abdelmoumen/John Stauber Source: Algérie Résistance Mohsen Abdelmoumen: In your book coauthored with Sheldon Rampton “Toxic Sludge Is Good For You: Lies, Damn Lies and the Public Relations Industry”, you make a statement without concession on lobbying and democracy. In … Continue reading

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