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CAPITALISM WORKS GREAT–EXCEPT WHEN IT DOESN’T

By Arlen Grossman Published at OpEd News, October 5, 2019   Democracy, if we ever truly had it, is rapidly disappearing in America today. If most people want background checks for guns, universal health care, a higher minimum wage, action … Continue reading

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Organized Greed

BPR Quote of the Day: “In a society governed passively by free markets and free elections, organized greed always defeats disorganized democracy.” Matt Taibbi

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The Unspoken Reason For the Rise and Fall 0f America

A BPR Special Report By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report “At any given moment there is an orthodoxy, a body of ideas of which it is assumed that all right-thinking people will accept without question. It is not exactly … Continue reading

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Ted Kennedy Asks GOP: “When Does the Greed Stop!”

A furious Senator Ted Kennedy goes on the floor of the Senate in January 2007 to berate Republicans for filibustering a vote on raising the minimum wage (unchanged for ten years) from $5.15 to $7.25 per hour.

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BPR Quote of the Day: America, A Love Story

“I know of no other country where love of money has such a grip on men’s hearts or where stronger scorn is expressed for the theory of permanent equality of property.” Alexis de Tocqueville from Democracy in America, (1835)

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