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Five Ways America Is Like a Third-World Country

By Nathan Wellman Source: U.S. Uncut The United States of America is possibly the wealthiest nation in the history of the world. However, many third-world countries actually surpass America in many of the most vital gauges for measuring human development. … Continue reading

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The Other Dieoffs

By Chad Hill Source: The Hipcrime Vocab Last week I realized that there were a few subtleties left out of my (rather depressing) topic. I argued that America was doing more than just throwing its working class under the bus; … Continue reading

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Techno-Financial Capital & Genocide of the Poorest of the Poor

By Dr. James Petras Source: Boiling Frogs Post Total war from above and the outside breeds total war from the inside and below Today, the ‘poorest of the poor’ are superfluous to empire and thus the policy of genocide. The … Continue reading

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US Empire: American Exceptionalism Is No Shining City On a Hill

By Gilbert Mercier Source: News Junkie Post The concept of American exceptionalism is as old as the United States, and it implies that the country has a qualitative difference from other nations. This notion of being special gives Americans the … Continue reading

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America as Dangerous Flailing Beast

Despite pretty talk about “democracy” and “human rights,” U.S. leaders have become the world’s chief purveyors of chaos and death – from Vietnam through Iraq, Libya, Syria, Ukraine and many other unfortunate nations, a dangerous dilemma addressed by John Chuckman. … Continue reading

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The Dark Soul of American Empire

By Mark Weiser Source: Dissident Voice Whether or not the soul exists may depend entirely on how it’s being defined, and depending on the definition may also depend on faith, religious or otherwise. The human soul is thought by many … Continue reading

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Zombies are us: The walking dead in the American police state

By John W. Whitehead Source: Intrepid Report Fear is a primitive impulse, brainless as hunger, and because the aim of horror fiction is the production of the deepest kinds of fears, the genre tends to reinforce some remarkably uncivilized ideas … Continue reading

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Gary Null on the Causes of American Violence

Gary Null of The Progressive Commentary Hour podcast recently posted this insightful and comprehensive essay on the culture of violence at his PRN.fm blog. The majority of it was featured on the Progressive Commentary Hour podcast released on 12/30: The … Continue reading

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