Monthly Archives: January 2018

Electronic Oligarchy

Net Neutrality Means You Can Have The Internet Your Way By Thom Hartmann/ ThomHartmann.com/ January 26, 2018   The international order is changing as a result of populism, and I would argue that the populism is a response to the … Continue reading

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4th Amendment? What’s That?

Letter in the Sunday Monterey Herald, January 20, 2018 With the help of 65 Democrats, the House of Representatives voted 256-164 last week to support a controversial bill to renew the National Security Agency’s warrantless surveillance program. Section 702 of the Foreign … Continue reading

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The Real “Shithole Country”

by Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ January 14, 2018 I covered the war in El Salvador for five years. It was a peasant uprising by the dispossessed against the 14 ruling families and the handful of American corporations that ran El Salvador … Continue reading

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Time to Overthrow Our Rulers

By Thom Hartmann/ AlterNet/ January 8, 2018   Is it time to bring a monarchy to the United States? Or is it time to end one? The New York Times recently ran a fascinating article [3] by Leslie Wayne putting … Continue reading

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6 Degrees of Vladimir Putin

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The Visionless Society

By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ December 31, 2017 Imagine yourself in early 2019. The Democrats, despite never articulating a political vision other than not being Donald Trump and refusing to roll back Republican legislation such as the 2017 tax bill, have … Continue reading

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