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DEMOCRACY IS DEAD

The Graveyard of the Elites by Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ February 28, 2016    Supporters hold campaign signs for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at a rally near Atlanta. (Olya Steckel / Shutterstock) Power elites, blinded by hubris, intoxicated by absolute power, unable … Continue reading

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President Trump? Ain’t Going to Happen

  By Arlen Grossman It’s amazing the amount of worrying going on about the prospect of Donald Trump winning the presidency. Granted, it would be a disaster if he did win, unless you want a president who is a liar, … Continue reading

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What He Said

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Kristof: Why Trump and Sanders Resonate

America the Unfair? By Nicholas Kristof/ New York Times/ January 21, 2016 Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders don’t agree on much. Nor do the Black Lives Matter movement, the Occupy Wall Street protests and the armed ranchers who seized public … Continue reading

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SANDERS AND KING AGREE: DEMOCRATIC SOCIALISM FOR AMERICA

BPR Quote of the Day: “There must be better distribution of wealth and maybe America must move toward  a democratic socialism. Call it what you may, call it democracy, or call it democratic socialism, but there must be a better … Continue reading

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Vote Bernie!

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Paul Ryan For President?

By Arlen Grossman When you look at the current crop of Republican presidential candidates, it is hard to imagine any of them nominated by the party to run for the highest office in our land. In one way or another the … Continue reading

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THE REAL DEBATE WINNER

By Arlen Grossman Being a Bernie supporter, I was naturally impressed with his positions and his performance last night. He stated his views vigorously and unapologetically (with the possible exception of his position on guns). At the same time, Hillary … 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 Enemy Is Not Over There

The Real Enemy Is Within By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ September 6, 2015 If you are not dedicated to the destruction of empire and the dismantling of American militarism, then you cannot count yourself as a member of the left. It … Continue reading

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