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One Ex-POW Ran For President

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“No War By Any Nation in Any Age Has Ever Been Declared By the People”

HISTORY LESSONS AND HEROES WE SHOULDN’T FORGET…. Socialist Party leader Eugene V. Debs spoke out against World War I, and all wars, in a speech on June 16, 1918 in Canton, Ohio. Because of this speech, Debs was arrested two … Continue reading

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Lobbying For War

BPR Quote of the Day: “One has to realize that the powerful industrial groups concerned in the manufacture of arms are doing their best in all countries to prevent the peaceful settlement of international disputes, and that rulers can achieve … Continue reading

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Use It Or Lose It

BPR Quote of the Day

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BPR Quote of the Day “If we are not able to ask skeptical questions, to interrogate those who tell us that something is true, to be skeptical of those in authority, then we’re up for grabs.” Carl Sagan    

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The American People Are Angry By Bernie Sanders/ June 28, 2012 The American people are angry.  They are angry that they are being forced to live through the worst recession in our lifetimes — with sky-high unemployment, with millions … Continue reading

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To paraphrase Mark Twain, the reports of the death of the Occupy movement are greatly exaggerated. Chris Hedges makes the case that Occupy is lying dormant, ready to return in an as yet unknown form, to continue what it started. Hedges … Continue reading

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By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report 1st Great Thing About America: We Are a Democracy (Or Used To Be)  Image: Ares/  Once a shining beacon of democracy, the United States of America has lost its way. To be sure, … Continue reading

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Fighting Back

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Even Best-Case Election Scenarios Not Very Promising By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report Do you hold the belief that no matter how the 2012 election turns out America’s future is bleak? You have good reason for feeling that … Continue reading

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