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Who Gets Our Money?

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Bankers Can Be Jailed? In Iceland They Can

Iceland Just Jailed Dozens of Corrupt Bankers for 74 Years, The Opposite of What America Does The prosecution of the Icelandic bankers represents an accountability that does not exist in America. By Jay Syrmopoulos/ The Free Thought Project/ October 21, … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Warren: Speaking Truth to Power…and Colbert

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The Enemy Is Not Over There

The Real Enemy Is Within By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ September 6, 2015 If you are not dedicated to the destruction of empire and the dismantling of American militarism, then you cannot count yourself as a member of the left. It … Continue reading

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Capitalism: The True Cost of the Free Market

The Evidence Keeps Pouring In: Capitalism Just Isn’t Working By Paul Buchheit/ Common Dreams/ August 24, 2015 (Photo: Jonny White/cc/flickr) To followers of Ayn Rand and Ronald Reagan, and to all the business people who despise government, ‘community’ is a form … Continue reading

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Greece: The Muscle of Corporate Capitalism

We Are All Greeks Now Posted on Jul 12, 2015 By Chris Hedges    A demonstrator waves a Greek flag during an anti-austerity rally in central Athens on Friday. (Petros Karadjias / AP) The poor and the working class in the United States know … Continue reading

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Oh Really, O’Reilly?

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It Must Happen Here

Tariq Ali: The Time Is Right for a Palace Revolution By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ March 1, 2015 PRINCETON, N.J.—Tariq Ali is part of the royalty of the left. His more than 20 books on politics and history, his seven novels, … Continue reading

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BPR QUOTE OF THE DAY: “It is a government of the people by the people for the people no longer; it is a government of corporations by corporations for corporations.” Rutherford B. Hayes

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