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The End

The Messiahs of Hope Assure Us Everything Will Be OK in the End. But It Won’t By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ /September 2, 2019   There is nothing new to our story. The flagrant lies and imbecilities of the inept and corrupt … Continue reading

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Everyone Has Fallen for the Lies About Venezuela By Lee Camp/ Truthdig/ February 19, 2019   There are three things I know for sure in this fanciful, sometimes inglorious experience we call life: You will never have a safety pin … Continue reading

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$21 Trillion–Poof! It’s Gone.

The Pentagon Failed Its Audit Amid a $21 Trillion Scandal (Yes, Trillion) By Lee Camp/ Truthdig/ December 18, 2018 New York Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was ruthlessly attacked recently, and I feel a bit responsible. I might have accidentally tainted her … Continue reading

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The Slaves Rebel

By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ September 3, 2018 Cartoon by Mr. Fish The only way to end slavery is to stop being a slave. Hundreds of men and women in prisons in some 17 states are refusing to carry out prison … Continue reading

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Marx Warned Us

Capitalism Is Beyond Saving, and America Is Living Proof By Jacob Bacharach/ Truthdig/ August 31, 2018     Policies that fail in the same way over and over are not failing. Someone is lying about their intent. The drug war … Continue reading

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What We Don’t Want to Know

American Society Would Collapse If It Weren’t for These 8 Myths By Lee Camp/ Truthdig/ July 25, 2018 Our society should’ve collapsed by now. You know that, right? No society should function with this level of inequality (with the possible … Continue reading

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America the Failed State

By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ July 1, 2018   Mr. Fish / Truthdig TORONTO—Our “corporate coup d’état in slow motion,” as the writer John Ralston Saul calls it, has opened a Pandora’s box of evils that is transforming America into a … Continue reading

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SCAPEGOATING IRAN

By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ June 11, 2018 The warmongers have no more of a plan for “regime change” in Iran than they had in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya or Syria. European allies, whom Trump alienated when he walked away from the … Continue reading

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THE COMING COLLAPSE

By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ May 21, 2018 Donald Trump is the result of a long process of political, cultural and social decay. He is a product of our failed democracy. The longer we perpetuate the fiction that we live in … Continue reading

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CAMPAIGN WITHOUT LIMITS

Who Will Protect Elections From U.S. Oligarchs? By Paul Street/ Truthdig/ April 18, 2018 I recently heard on cable news that special counsel Robert Mueller wanted to interview some “Russian oligarchs” about their supposed influence on the 2016 U.S. presidential … Continue reading

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