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Greece: The Muscle of Corporate Capitalism

We Are All Greeks Now http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/we_are_all_greeks_now_20150712/ Posted on Jul 12, 2015 By Chris Hedges    A demonstrator waves a Greek flag during an anti-austerity rally in central Athens on Friday. (Petros Karadjias / AP) The poor and the working class in the United States know … Continue reading

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It Must Happen Here

Tariq Ali: The Time Is Right for a Palace Revolution By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ March 1, 2015 PRINCETON, N.J.—Tariq Ali is part of the royalty of the left. His more than 20 books on politics and history, his seven novels, … Continue reading

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No, The United States Will Not Go Into A Debt Crisis, Not Now, Not Ever By Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry/ Forbes/ October 19, 2012 (If you read the headline and thought “Well, yeah”–feel free to skip this post.) If there’s one article … Continue reading

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Deja Vu

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Can Capitalism Still Deliver The Goods? Maybe Not

American author and Economics Professor Richard Wolff (University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and New School University, New York) argues that the economic problems in this country and around the world are far from over. The problem is not just the bankers … Continue reading

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Greece’s Choice — and Ours: Democracy or Finance?

By Robert Reich TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2011 Which do you trust more: democracy or financial markets? Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou decided in favor of democracy yesterday when he announced a national referendum on the draconian budget cuts Europe and … Continue reading

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How Stable Is the Economy, Really?

Americans: Awash In Spin by Paul Craig Roberts A former U.S.Treasury official weighs in……. Facts Don’t Count… I have come to the conclusion that Big Brother’s subjects in George Orwell’s 1984 are better informed than Americans. Americans have no idea why they … Continue reading

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BPR Blog of the Day: Krugman Gets Silly

                         Solving the Financial Crisis “Never mind all the bleak stuff I’ve been writing lately. A solution is at hand! All we need to do is use some of … Continue reading

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