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An Unreal Existence

By Richard Fernandez Source: The Burning Platform At the end of the 20th century people believed in the truth. While they had several truths, — liberalism, conservativism, classic Communism of the kind once espoused by Che Guevara and in places … Continue reading

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FIGHTING FOR OKINAWA — MY HOME, NOT A MILITARY BASE

By Moé Yonamine Source: Rethinking Schools My family moved to the United States from Okinawa when I was 7. But Okinawa is still home — and I’m hurt and angered at how the United States and Japan continue to treat … Continue reading

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The Informant Cometh

By James Howard Kunstler Source: Kunstler.com When you consider all the shadowy creatures scuttling around the backstage interstices of the Deep State, it’s a little wondrous that someone like this hasn’t stepped into the light before. Apparently now, a person … Continue reading

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Financialization, precarity and reactionary authoritarianism

By increasing global competition, the precariousness wrought by financialization has laid the foundations for reactionary authoritarianism around the world. By Max Haiven Source: ROAR Financialization: Fictitious Capital in Popular Culture and Everyday Life, released last month in paperback from Palgrave … Continue reading

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U.S. WARS AND HOSTILE ACTIONS: A LIST

By David Swanson Source: Let’s Try Democracy There is a reason that most countries polled in December 2013 by Gallup called the United States the greatest threat to peace in the world, and why Pew found that viewpoint increased in 2017. But it is … Continue reading

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And empires die

Source: Intrepid Report Nothing ever seems to last, everybody changes oh so fast, promises made promises lost and pride is kept at any cost, And flowers die, and children cry, and lonely people carry on. —Palermo & Farruggio 1970 That … Continue reading

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Ken Burns’ Vietnam War: An Object Lesson in the Failures of the Objective Lens

By Reed Richardson Source: FAIR If journalism resigns itself to being a “first draft of history,” Ken Burns’ popular PBS documentaries, written by Lynn Novick, have increasingly aspired to—and achieved—a coveted status as popular historical canon. This has, in part, been accomplished by … Continue reading

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The Silencing of Dissent

By Chris Hedges Source: Information Clearing House The ruling elites, who grasp that the reigning ideology of global corporate capitalism and imperial expansion no longer has moral or intellectual credibility, have mounted a campaign to shut down the platforms given … Continue reading

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