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THE DEATH OF THE REPUBLIC

By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ May 21,2017    Mr. Fish / Truthdig The deep state’s decision in ancient Rome—dominated by a bloated military and a corrupt oligarchy, much like the United States of 2017—to strangle the vain and idiotic Emperor Commodus … Continue reading

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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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“Helpless Before the Corporate Onslaught”

RISE UP OR DIE By Chris Hedges/ OpEdNews/ May 20, 2013   We stand helpless before the corporate onslaught. There is no way to vote against corporate power. Citizens have no way to bring about the prosecution of Wall Street … Continue reading

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If Only Obama Would Talk Like This….

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Who Cares What the People Want? Certainly Not the Supreme Court

BPR Quotes of the Day The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down Montana’s 100-year-old ban on corporate  money in state and local elections. Reaffirming their horrendous Citizens United decision, the Court eliminated all restrictions on campaign spending by Montana … Continue reading

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How to Reform Corporate America

The Necessity and Possibility of Corporate Reform: Part 2. Reform Strategies by Gary Brumback/ OpEdNews.com/ March 25, 2012 Moving a mountain might be easier than moving government back to democracy and away from a corpocracy that has put government in … Continue reading

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Double Standard?

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BPR Quote of the Day: What is a Corporation?

“Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit without individual responsibility.”  Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary

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BPR Quote of the Day: Money Has Free Speech, Not People

A funny thing happened to the First Amendment on its way to the public forum. According to the Supreme Court, money is now speech and corporations are now people. But when real people without money assemble to express their dissatisfaction … Continue reading

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The Corporate Pledge of Allegiance

According to Robert Reich, “if the Supreme Court and regressive Republicans insist big corporations are people and want to treat them as American citizens, then why not demand big corporations take a pledge of allegiance to the United States?   … Continue reading

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