Tag Archives: AlterNet

STOLEN ELECTIONS

The Past 5 GOP Presidents Have Used Fraud and Treason to Steer Themselves to Electoral Victory By Thom Hartmann/ AlterNet/ July 28, 2017 People are wondering out loud about the parallels between today’s Republican Party and organized crime [3], and … Continue reading

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The Sorry Plight of the Worker

A 21st-Century Form of Indentured Servitude Has Already Penetrated Deep into the American Heartland Corporations want to make sure that laborers never again have the power to tell big business how to treat them. By Thom Hartmann/ AlterNet/ July 17,2017 … Continue reading

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Is America Past the Point of No Return?

(It may be my imagination, but Thom Hartmann appears to be channeling and expanding on my June 25 Op-Ed…..) Oligarchs representing monopolistic Big Pharma, Big Banks, and Big Retail/Fast Food are devastating us. By Thom Hartmann/ AlterNet/ July 4, 2017 … Continue reading

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THE BAD NEWS

Wake Up, Liberals: There Will be No 2018 ‘Blue Wave,’ No Democratic Majority and No Impeachment There’s no quick fix for Trump or our damaged democracy—and the Democrats still look hopeless By Andrew O’Hehir/ Salon/ May 27, 2017 We received … Continue reading

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MEDIA: PROFITS OVER TRUTH

America’s TV Media Crisis Goes Far Beyond Covering Trump: We Simply Aren’t Hearing About the Most Pressing Issues of Our Time If the media really wants to fight Trump, they can start by reporting on climate change and inequality. By … Continue reading

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Disappearing Democracy

The Corporate Media Isn’t Coming Close to Holding Trump Accountable Increasingly, the media are simply compliant patsies to whoever is in power. By Thom Hartmann/ AlterNet/ January 24, 2017 One of Donald Trump’s first official acts as president was to … Continue reading

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More Lessons To Be Learned

Americans Wanted a Revolution, and Clinton’s Campaign Only Offered Them Obama 2.0 By Thom Hartmann/ AlterNet/ November 9, 2016 Donald J. Trump’s ascent to the White House is the final victory of Lewis Powell’s 1971 memo to the U.S. Chamber … Continue reading

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GOOD QUESTION

Bernie Won All the Focus Groups & Online Polls, So Why Is the Media Saying Hillary Won the Debate? By Adam Johnson/Alternet.org/October 14, 2015 CNN.com Who “won” a debate is inherently subjective. The idea of winning a debate necessarily entails … Continue reading

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THE AMERICAN EMPIRE

It’s Time to Finally Admit We’re an Empire By David Sirota/ AlterNet/ September 28, 2013 Is America an empire or not? It is a loaded question because in the modern age, that word — empire — is not a moniker … Continue reading

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WE’VE REACHED STAGE 4, AND IT’S TERMINAL

How America Is Turning into a 3rd World Nation in 4 Easy Steps It starts with destroying our manufacturing base. By Thom Hartmann/Alternet/ November 10, 2012 New reports that Taiwanese transnational manufacturing corporation Foxconn may be opening up some plants … Continue reading

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