Category Archives: America

Freefall Economy

The US is on the edge of the economic precipice – Trump may push it over By Robert Reich/ The Guardian/ December 23, 2018 On Friday, Donald Trump said: “We are totally prepared for a very long shutdown.” It was … Continue reading

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$21 Trillion–Poof! It’s Gone.

The Pentagon Failed Its Audit Amid a $21 Trillion Scandal (Yes, Trillion) By Lee Camp/ Truthdig/ December 18, 2018 New York Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was ruthlessly attacked recently, and I feel a bit responsible. I might have accidentally tainted her … Continue reading

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So Much Clutter, So Little Time…

Pathological Consumption Has Become So Normalized That We Rarely Notice It By George Monbiot/ monbiot.com/ November 14, 2018 There’s nothing they need, nothing they don’t own already, nothing they even want. So you buy them a solar-powered waving queen; a … Continue reading

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You’ve Seen One Tree, You’ve Seen Them All

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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

Worth a click…. http://www.usdebtclock.org

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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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