Category Archives: America

Speaking Truth to Power

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The Slaves Rebel

By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ September 3, 2018 Cartoon by Mr. Fish The only way to end slavery is to stop being a slave. Hundreds of men and women in prisons in some 17 states are refusing to carry out prison … Continue reading

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Digging a Hole

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Why Wages Are Going Nowhere

  Why Do 80% of Americans Say They Are Living Paycheck to Paycheck? By Robert Reich/ RobertReich.org/ July 30, 2018 The official rate of unemployment in America has plunged to a remarkably low 3.8%. The Federal Reserve forecasts that the … Continue reading

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Military Madness

Senate Democrats, with Few Exceptions, are a Gang of War-Mongers Where’s the ‘democratic socialist’ challenge to militarism?   By Dave Lindorff/ ThisCan’tBeHappening.net/ August 3, 2018   Democrats in the US Senate showed themselves to be just another war party this … Continue reading

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What We Don’t Want to Know

American Society Would Collapse If It Weren’t for These 8 Myths By Lee Camp/ Truthdig/ July 25, 2018 Our society should’ve collapsed by now. You know that, right? No society should function with this level of inequality (with the possible … Continue reading

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America the Failed State

By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ July 1, 2018   Mr. Fish / Truthdig TORONTO—Our “corporate coup d’état in slow motion,” as the writer John Ralston Saul calls it, has opened a Pandora’s box of evils that is transforming America into a … Continue reading

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Is Trump Winning?

Trump has turned words into weapons. And he’s winning the linguistic war From ‘spygate’ to ‘fake news’, Trump is using language to frame – and win – debates. And the press operate like his marketing agency By George P Lakoff … Continue reading

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Dysfunctional Economics

 

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THE COMING COLLAPSE

By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ May 21, 2018 Donald Trump is the result of a long process of political, cultural and social decay. He is a product of our failed democracy. The longer we perpetuate the fiction that we live in … Continue reading

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