Author Archives: Arlen Grossman

But You Knew That

Princeton Concludes What Kind of Government America Really Has, and It’s Not a Democracy By Tom McKay/ PolicyMic/ April 16, 2014 The news: A new scientific study from Princeton researcher Martin Gilens and Northwestern researcher Benjamin I. Page has finally put some science … Continue reading

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A Drop in the Bucket

Citigroup: The Original Gangsta By Robert Scheer/ Truthdig/ July 14, 2014 Barack Obama’s Justice Department on Monday announced that Citigroup would pay $7 billion in fines, a move that will avoid a humiliating trial dealing with the seamy financial products … Continue reading

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WAR, EMPIRE AND FIREWORKS

July 4th Militarist Bunkum (an encore by request) By Paul Craig Roberts/paulcraigroberts.org/ July 3, 2014 Did you know that 85 to 90 percent of war’s casualties are non-combatant civilians? That is the conclusion reached by a nine-person research team in the … Continue reading

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Dorothy Begins to Get It

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Recipe For Violence

By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report The never-ending circular logic of America’s Mid-East Foreign Policy: (1) Many Muslims hate the U.S. because we interfere in the affairs of Muslim countries (2) In reaction to this interference, Muslim extremists fight … Continue reading

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Good Boy, Georgie

 BUSH CREATES PAINTING OF WHAT HE IMAGINES IRAQ IS LIKE TODAY BY ANDY BOROWITZ from The Borowitz Report  

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Are 7 Billion People a Problem?

By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report   The Earth, in case you haven’t noticed, is a big mess right now. All living things, humans included, are suffering the effects of a planet stressed to the breaking point.   (At the … Continue reading

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His Message Still Rings True

Huey Long’s Share Our Wealth Speech In a national radio address on February 23, 1934, Huey Long unveiled his “Share Our Wealth” plan, a program designed to provide a decent standard of living to all Americans by spreading the nation’s … Continue reading

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Getting Real

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Shhhh–The Government Doesn’t Want You To See This Edward Snowden Interview

The Vimeo video of Snowden’s interview that I posted has already disappeared. So far there is a link in the article that I posted that you can go to in order to see the video.http://benswann.com/media-blacks-out-new-snowden-interview-the-government-doesnt-want-you-to-see/ We’ll see if that one lasts. … Continue reading

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