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Two Bubbles That Went Pop

Two Bubbles That Went Pop

Reflections on the Manipulation of Populism When will Americans learn that the class a politician serves is the the only ...
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Irresponsible Anti-Iranian Fear-Mongering

Irresponsible Anti-Iranian Fear-Mongering

by Stephen Lendman, Senior Contributing EditorNetanyahu Irresponsible anti-Iranian political and pack journalism rhetoric sound ominously like spurious Iraqi WMD threats ...
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OpEds: “Friends of Syria” plan war, regime change at Washington’s behest

OpEds: “Friends of Syria” plan war, regime change at Washington’s behest

By Chris Mardsen, WSWS.ORG. a socialist organization Ah, at the level of the corporate plutocracy and its chief servants the ...
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Iran, Israel and the U.S.: The Slide To War

Iran, Israel and the U.S.: The Slide To War

By Conn Hallinan Iran is not a military threat to Israel, but it is a political problem, because Tel Aviv ...
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Ecocide & Genocide Are The Secret of Capitalist Efficiency

Ecocide & Genocide Are The Secret of Capitalist Efficiency

A Black Agenda Radio commentary by Bruce A. Dixon The crime of deforestation is just one of many callous offenses ...
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Heightening Anti-Iranian Tensions

Heightening Anti-Iranian Tensions

by Stephen Lendman Israeli Minister of Defense Ehud Barak, left, poses for a photo Nov. 9, 2009, with Secretary of ...
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Franco’s heirs prosecute Spain’s judge Garzón

Franco’s heirs prosecute Spain’s judge Garzón

[Annotated] The prosecution of Judge Baltasar Garzón by Spanish authorities is both politically and morally obscene. Already barred from office ...
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RALPH NADER AT HLS: THE CONSTITUTIONAL CRIMES OF BUSH AND OBAMA (Video)

RALPH NADER AT HLS: THE CONSTITUTIONAL CRIMES OF BUSH AND OBAMA (Video)

  February 10, 2012 Ralph Nader ’58 and Bruce Fein ’72 visited Harvard Law School for a talk sponsored by ...
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Disaster Capitalism in Action in Europe  (with Video)

Disaster Capitalism in Action in Europe (with Video)

Post sponsored by Gaither Stewart, Senior Editor, TGP With our thanks to Paul Carline / From our Scottish brothers and ...
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The Global Stagnation and China

The Global Stagnation and China

Review of the Month   This article appeared originally at Monthly Review, February 2012 Thank you, Monthly Review    John Bellamy Foster ...
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MARIO MONTI, ITALIAN PRIME MINISTER: “CAPITALIST OF THE YEAR”

MARIO MONTI, ITALIAN PRIME MINISTER: “CAPITALIST OF THE YEAR”

By Gaither Stewart Monti and his ilk mirror the decrepit state of political independence of the European bourgeoisie and its ...
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Learning From La Venezuela

Learning From La Venezuela

by david swansonSuggested by antemedius, a fraternal site The truth about socialism, about a grassroots democracy, and the "demonstration effect" ...
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