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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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The Difference Between NEWS and Not-News

NEWS:  HEADLINES YOU’LL SEE IN THE CORPORATE MEDIA Not-News-– Headlines You Probably Won’t by Arlen Grossman NEWS: REPUBLICANS ATTACK OBAMA HEALTH CARE PLAN AS SOCIALISM Not-News: 50,000 Americans Without Health Insurance, 18,000 Americans Die From Lack of It NEWS: U.S. UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DROPS … Continue reading

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The U.S. Is So Unpredictable: Who Could Have Known…?

by Arlen Grossman “Too Big to Fail” Wall Street firms caused a worldwide financial crash, the government bailed them out and didn’t break them up, and yet these  companies continue risky investments and reward their executives with outrageously large salaries … Continue reading

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“The American Way”–What Happened to It?

Thom Hartmann sums up America’s economic problems in eight minutes.  A brilliant analysis on what’s gone wrong and what we need to do about it.

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Dollar or Sense?

Time magazine, in an article about the growing success of dollar stores (“The Buck Stops Here,” Dec.20, 2010) makes it clear that everyone loves a bargain. But there is a hidden cost that few Americans think about. How is it … Continue reading

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