Category Archives: philosophy

Teabaggers

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THE MANIPULATED MARKET

The Myth of the ‘Free Market’ and How to Make the Economy Work for Us By Robert Reich/ robertreich.org/ September 16,2013 One of the most deceptive ideas continuously sounded by the Right (and its fathomless think tanks and media outlets) … Continue reading

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Prescient Question By Thoreau

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What Injustice?

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My Religion Is Better Than Yours

BPR Quote of the Day: “Man is a religious animal. He is the only religious animal. He is the only animal with the true religion – several of them. He is the only animal who loves his neighbor as himself, … Continue reading

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Tale of Two Fantasies

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THE EXISTENTIAL CLIFF

The Myth of Human Progress By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ January 13, 2013 Clive Hamilton in his “Requiem for a Species: Why We Resist the Truth About Climate Change”describes a dark relief that comes from accepting that “catastrophic climate change is virtually … Continue reading

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SPREADING DEMOCRACY OR MANURE?

The US – alongside Saudi Arabia – fights for freedom and democracy in the Middle East The ability to persuade people that the US opposes tyranny is a testament to the potency of propaganda By Glenn Greenwald/ The Guardian/ January … Continue reading

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Freedom Isn’t Free

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Has Washington Souled Out?

THE SOUL OF AMERICA By Bernie Sanders/ Huffington Post/ January 9, 2013 Despite such terminology as “fiscal cliff” and “debt ceiling,” the great debate taking place in Washington now has relatively little to do with financial issues. It is all … Continue reading

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