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What is the Big Lesson of the UK ‘Brexit’ Vote for Americans? It Was Done With Paper Ballots

By Dave Lindorff Source: This Can’t Be Happening The decision by a majority of UK voters to reject membership in the European Union in Wednesday’s hotly-contested referendum has been a devastating defeat for the corporatist domination of the European political … Continue reading

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The Man Who Bought the Clintons: the Political Business of Terry McAuliffe

(Editor’s note: In light of yesterday’s announcement that Hillary Clinton’s former campaign chairman Terry McAuliffe is being investigated by federal prosecutors for illegal foreign campaign donations made directly to him and through the Clinton Foundation, it’s worth revisiting this article … Continue reading

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The New American Order

1% Elections, The Privatization of the State, a Fourth Branch of Government, and the Demobilization of “We the People”  By Tom Engelhardt Source: TomDispatch.com Have you ever undertaken some task you felt less than qualified for, but knew that someone … Continue reading

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