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NYT: Don’t Be Progressive, Be a ‘Liberal’

By Jim Naureckas Source: FAIR A New York Times op-ed by political scientist (and former Bob Kerrey aide) Greg Weiner (7/13/18) may well be the New York Times–iest op-ed ever. Its ostensible subject is why Democrats should call themselves “liberals” … Continue reading

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The Simulacra Democracy

By John Steppling Source: CounterPunch … a nation in which 87 percent of eighteen- to twenty-four year olds (according to a 2002 National Geographic Society/Roper Poll survey) cannot locate Iran or Iraq on a world map and 11 percent cannot … Continue reading

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Three Paths

By Erik Lindberg Source: Resilience To have lost the godlike conceit that we may do what we will, and not to have acquired a homely zest for doing what we can, shows a grandeur of temper which cannot be objected … Continue reading

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Isms, Schisms and Post-Political Correctness

By rahkyt Source: MAR I grew up in the 70s and came of age in the 80s. Pre-political correctness. Which means I’ve never been interested in glossing over what people really think with some false veneer of civility that obscures … Continue reading

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Why Do “Progressives” Like War?

By Philip Giraldi Source: Unz Review Liberals are supposed to be antiwar, right? I went to college in the 1960s, when students nationwide were rising up in opposition to the Vietnam War. I was a Young Republican back then and … Continue reading

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Nationalist Propaganda has Many Progressives Demonizing ‘The Russians’

By Robert Barsocchini Source: Washington’s Blog Neocon and neoliberal war propaganda, as exhibited in the Washington Post, New York Times, etc., “has turned much of the liberal/progressive community” in the US “into a pro-New Cold War constituency willing to engage … Continue reading

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How Pure is Your Hate?

By Paul Street Source: CounterPunch Fellow workers and citizens, how pure is your hatred? It’s easy to hate on openly authoritarian, loathsome, right-wing political personalities and institutions like Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush, Donald Trump, the Koch brothers, Paul Ryan, … Continue reading

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Stop Pretending the Rich Care About You

By Dr. Bones Source: The Conjure House One of the terrible things about being a lone bastion of bomb-throwing, fire-starting, up-against-the-wall-fascist-killing type of Anarchism is you have to mingle and jive with the enemy. Like a Seminole off the reservation … Continue reading

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