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Insider Trading by Our Representatives

Who could have known that members of Congress would take advantage of their position? Maybe everybody.

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Truth or Lies?

Valuing the Truth by Paul Craig Roberts/ paulcraigroberts.org/ March 9, 2016 Truth is the enemy of the state, and always has been. But today the Western populations live in a world of total lies. Try to think of anything that … Continue reading

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Free At Last

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Bernie Sanders: The Cost of Hypercapitalism

by Jonathan Tasini/ Playboy/ October 17, 2013 At a time when politicians—particularly members of Congress—are almost universally reviled and blind partisanship seems to dictate the fate of every piece of legislation, one U.S. senator stands out as a unique voice. Bernie … Continue reading

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Unfortunately, We Don’t Get to Choose

OLIGARCHY OR DEMOCRACY? By Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT)/ OpEdNews/ July 31, 2012 Economically, the United States today has, by far, the most unequal distribution of wealth and income of any major country on earth, and that inequality is worse today … Continue reading

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Goldman Sachs Exec Quits Due to “Toxic and Destructive” Environment

I don’t know why Mr. Smith took so long to figure out his company was this corrupted. But he deserves credit for exposing its true nature. President Obama, are you listening? Why I Am Leaving Goldman Sachs by Greg Smith/ … Continue reading

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{BPR Special Report} Familiar Names Responsible For Skyrocketing Gas Prices

by Arlen Grossman As you max out your credit cards at the gas pumps, you should know that the major players to blame for the spike in gas prices are the same people who tanked the world economy four years … Continue reading

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Oil Speculation and the Price of Gas

With gas prices soaring of late, this seems like a good time to re-post an article I wrote last summer about the reasons for fluctuation in the price of oil. I’ve added some additional material at the bottom of this … Continue reading

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21st Century Robber Barons

from the Southern Labor Archives at Georgia State University Read  The Party People of Wall Street by Bill Moyers and Michael Winship at billmoyers.com

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Numbers That Count: Good News For Rich People

LOBBYING Thirty big corporations actually spent more money lobbying the federal government between 2008 and 2010 than they spent in taxes. Altogether, these companies spent $476 million over those three years to lobby Congress (about $400,000 per day, weekends included). PublicCampaign.org … Continue reading

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