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Thinking Beyond Exceptionalism

By David Swanson Source: Let’s Try Democracy Excepted from Curing Exceptionalism: What’s wrong with how we think about the United States? What can we do about it? (April, 2018). Try this experiment: Imagine that space aliens really come to earth … Continue reading

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American Public Troubled by ‘Deep State’

By John V. Walsh Source: ConsortiumNews.com “Public Troubled by Deep State” is the headline that the Monmouth University Polling Institute tags to its recent poll.  Acknowledging that polling about the term “Deep State” is problematic because “few Americans (13%) are … Continue reading

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Time To Make Life Hard For The Rich

By Hamilton Nolan Source: Splinter It is time for polite, respectable, rational people to start saying what has become painfully obvious: It is time to stop respecting the rich, and start stealing from them. In earnest. Inequality is eating America … Continue reading

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$21 Trillion of Unauthorized Spending by US Govt Discovered by Economics Professor

Source: Covert Geopolitics he US government may have misspent $21 trillion, a professor at Michigan State University has found. Papers supporting the study briefly went missing just as an audit was announced. Two departments of the US federal government may … Continue reading

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This Chart Defines the 21st Century Economy

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds There is nothing inevitable about such vast, fast-rising income-wealth inequality; it is the only possible output of our financial and pay-to-play political system. One chart defines the 21st century economy and thus … Continue reading

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Democratic Party crisis explodes in wake of Brazile revelations

By Patrick Martin Source: WSWS.org The political crisis in the Democratic Party, brought to the surface with the publication Thursday of excerpts of a campaign memoir by the former interim chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), Donna Brazile, erupted … Continue reading

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The Danger Of Patriotism

By Bob Livingston Source: Alt-Market.com My friends, it is frightening how simple we are and how easily we are manipulated simply because we are intellectually lazy. The U.S. establishment has confused cause and effect by and through a flag-waving mania … 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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