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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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Marx Warned Us

Capitalism Is Beyond Saving, and America Is Living Proof By Jacob Bacharach/ Truthdig/ August 31, 2018     Policies that fail in the same way over and over are not failing. Someone is lying about their intent. The drug war … Continue reading

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Digging a Hole

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

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Follow the Money

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Not Much of a Maverick

All the gushing praise of Senator John McCain is embarrassing. The man occasionally would say or vote in a courageous way. But when you come right down with it, he was still a reliable Republican, voting the party line far … Continue reading

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Why We Can’t Take Care of Our People

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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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