Category Archives: government

A Living Wage: In Denmark, They Have It Their Way

Living Wages, Rarity for U.S. Fast-Food Workers, Served Up in Denmark By Liz Alderman and Steven Greenhouse/ New York Times/ October 27, 2014 COPENHAGEN — On a recent afternoon, Hampus Elofsson ended his 40-hour workweek at a Burger King and … Continue reading

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Killing the Messenger

The Myth of the Free Press http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/the_myth_of_the_free_press_20141026/ Posted on Oct 26, 2014 By Chris Hedges Screen shot of journalist Gary Webb from Vimeo. There is more truth about American journalism in the film “Kill the Messenger,” which chronicles the mainstream media’s discrediting of … Continue reading

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Upper Class Airlines

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War on Terror: No End In Sight

KEY DEMOCRATS, LED BY HILLARY CLINTON, LEAVE NO DOUBT THAT ENDLESS WAR IS OFFICIAL U.S. DOCTRINE By Glenn Greenwald/ The Intercept/ October 7, 2014   Long before Americans were introduced to the new 9/11 era super-villains called ISIS and Khorasan, … Continue reading

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Doomsday

A Different D-Day By Gary Brumback/ OpEdNews/ August 18, 2014   America’s military speak of D- Day as the day when a major military action is to be started. The D-Day most familiar to Americans happened over 70 years ago … Continue reading

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NIXON’S “TREASON”

The Heinous Crime Behind Watergate Exclusive: The mainstream media’s big takeaway from Richard Nixon’s Watergate resignation is that “the cover-up is always worse than the crime.” But that’s because few understand the crime behind Watergate, Nixon’s frantic search for a file on his 1968 subversion … Continue reading

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We’re Number One!

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Prescient President

Eisenhower’s Farewell Address should be seen by every American every year……

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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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