Tag Archives: Common Dreams

THE REAL MANDELA

BPR Quotes of the Day 12 Mandela Quotes That Won’t Be In the Corporate Media Obituaries On “sanitizing” the legacy of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela By Common Dreams/ December 6, 2013 Nelson Mandela, who died yesterday at age 95, was … Continue reading

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DON’T READ THIS — CLASSIFIED INFORMATION

Thirteen Things the Government is Trying to Keep Secret from You By Bill Quigley/ Common Dreams/ August 23, 2013 Forbes.com “We believe most Americans would be stunned to learn the details of how these secret court opinions have interpreted…the Patriot … Continue reading

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Chuck Hagel’s Questionable Election Wins

This  article by Thom Hartmann from ten years 0ld ago seems relevant (or at least interesting) as former Senator Chuck Hagel awaits confirmation as Secretary of Defense: “If You Want To Win An Election, Just Control The Voting Machines” By … Continue reading

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THE PROGRESSIVE FUTURE?

Five Possibilities for the Next Great Progressive Push By Gar Alperovitz and Steve Dubb/ Common Dreams/ February 1, 2013 Obama’s second inaugural address opened some hope of a brighter progressive future, yet virtually all the critical economic and distributional issues … Continue reading

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Billionaires Buying the Election

BERNIE SANDERS VERSUS THE BILLIONAIRES By John Nichols/ Common Dreams/ July 24, 2012   If two dozen billionaire families were combining their wealth to effectively buy the 2012 election, it would be time for patriots to mount a bold response … Continue reading

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Deeper in Debt

The New Company Store: The Final Step in the Corporate Takeover of America By John Atcheson/ Common Dreams/ July 11, 2012 Well, here we are, slouching toward another national garage sale in which corporations bid on and buy candidates the … Continue reading

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IT DOESN’T LOOK GOOD

This Is What Tyranny Looks Like by Carl Gibson/ Common Dreams/ May 23, 2012 Protesters clashed with police at the NATO summit meeting in Chicago on Sunday. (Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times) Remember when police beat Tea Party activists with … Continue reading

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What is Radical?

350.org The Most Important News Story of the Day/Millennium by Bill McKibben The most important piece of news yesterday, this week, this month, and this year was a new set of statistics released yesterday by the Global Carbon Project. It … Continue reading

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Don’t Bother Yourself With Serious News

And Some Wonder Why Americans Are So Dumbed Down? from Common Dreams/ Nov. 26, 2011 The covers of the US edition of this week’s Time Magazine compared to the international editions. We can’t make this stuff up. It kind of … Continue reading

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