Tag Archives: Truthdig

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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HOW SOON IS IT COMING?

Our Invisible Revolution By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ October 28, 2013 Shuttershock “Did you ever ask yourself how it happens that government and capitalism continue to exist in spite of all the evil and trouble they are causing in the world?” … Continue reading

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THE END DAYS?

The Folly of Empire By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ October 15, 2013 The final days of empire give ample employment and power to the feckless, the insane and the idiotic. These politicians and court propagandists, hired to be the public faces … Continue reading

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Obama: Thank You, GOP!

Why This Government Shutdown Will Backfire on Republicans By Peter Scheer/ Truthdig/ September 30, 2013 The mainstream GOP is so certain Republicans will be blamed for the government shutdown, the first in 17 years, it has been actively campaigning against … Continue reading

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Patriotism & Propaganda Falling Short

THE DEAD RHETORIC OF WAR By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ September 16, 2013 The intoxication of war, fueled by the euphoric nationalism that swept through the country like a plague following the attacks of 9/11, is a spent force in the … Continue reading

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…And We Are Screwed

We Are Bradley Manning By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ March 3, 2012 I was in a military courtroom at Fort Meade in Maryland on Thursday as Pfc. Bradley Manning admitted giving classified government documents to WikiLeaks. The hundreds of thousands of … Continue reading

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LEGALITY OF AMERICAN POLICE STATE ON TRIAL

The NDAA and the Death of the Democratic State By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ February 11, 2013 On Wednesday a few hundred activists crowded into the courtroom of the Second Circuit, the spillover room with its faulty audio feed and dearth … Continue reading

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DISASTROUS LONG-TERM THINKING

The Myth of Human Progress By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ January 6, 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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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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AT LAST, CALIFORNIA = HOPE

The Land of Milk and Honey Once More By Robert Scheer/ Truthdig/ November 16, 2012 AP/Sandy Huffaker: A rainbow lands in a field of wind turbines visible from Palm Springs, Calif. What’s the matter with California? It is a question once … Continue reading

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