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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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The Eurasian Big Bang

How China and Russia Are Running Rings Around Washington By Pepe Escobar Source: TomDispatch.com The several hundred Republicans who have thrown their hats into the ring for the 2016 presidential race and the war hawks in Congress (mainly but hardly … Continue reading

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The Real American Exceptionalism

From Torture to Drone Assassination, How Washington Gave Itself a Global Get-Out-of-Jail-Free Card By Alfred W. McCoy Source: TomDispatch.com “The sovereign is he who decides on the exception,” said conservative thinker Carl Schmitt in 1922, meaning that a nation’s leader … Continue reading

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