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Standard & Poor’s: Runaway Inequality Dampens GDP Growth, Leads to Boom/Bust Cycles and Discourages Trade, Investment and Hiring

Source: Washington’s Blog Inequality Also Dampens Social Mobility, Increases Political Pressure and Produces a Less Competitive Workforce Standard & Poor’s released a report on inequality today, concluding: Higher levels of income inequality increase political pressures, discouraging trade, investment, and hiring. Keynes … Continue reading

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ISIS, Weapons Makers, Thugs Benefit from Bombing

By David Swanson Source: Washington’s Blog President Obama is bombing the opposite side in Syria from the side he swore we needed to attack one year ago, and those pleased by this declare that he is “doing something.” U.S. polls … Continue reading

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The Real Reasons America Used Nuclear Weapons Against Japan

Today marks the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in 1945, an event responsible for the deaths of up to 166,000 lives, most of whom were innocent civilians. This was followed by the use of another atomic bomb (using … Continue reading

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The U.S. Elite Run a Ukrainian Genocide While American Public Are Ignorant of It

By Eric Zuesse Source: Washington’s Blog On Wednesday, July 2nd, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko resumed unlimited war against the residents of southeastern Ukraine, whom he calls “terrorists” for their wanting not to be killed by his troops. European leaders (especially … Continue reading

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The Real Reason U.S. Government Targets Whistleblowers

I’ve mentioned in past posts such as this my thoughts on reasons behind the government’s war on whistleblowers, and it has nothing to do with protecting national security (except in the sense of protecting criminals working within the national security … Continue reading

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Does the Government Only Label Bad Guys As Terrorists?

Perhaps, if one’s definition of a “bad guy” is so broad it becomes meaningless. Among the findings in this must-read article recently posted at Washington’s Blog, Does the Government Only Label Bad Guys As Terrorists?, the following characteristics could get … Continue reading

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