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TRANSFORM WALL STREET AND THE EUROPEAN CRISIS

I spent last evening listening to Sasha Lilley, author of Capital and Its Discontents. She made mention of how economists and right-wing politicians had recently forecast ten years of austerity, here in America, in order to recover from the excesses … Continue reading

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Divide and Conquer

If I may, let me restate an obvious fact of conflict: divide and conquer. Do you think that the powers that be have forgotten this axiom of warfare? As we descend into literal class warfare, as the rich slurp out … Continue reading

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Fear

Fear. The operative word this week, fear has driven people to buy potassium iodide, to stock up on food and water, and to access online news sources at work. We watch in horror as explosions and fire ravages the Fukushima … Continue reading

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Michigan Kills Democracy, FDA Kills Babies

In the three years of the Great Recession, more than 5 million families have lost their American Dream. Through foreclosure or short sale, another 6 million face the same fate during the next 3 years. As more than 10% of … Continue reading

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Lessons from Egypt

The Egyptian people have taken the first step towards transforming their society, and arguably the entire balance of power in the Middle East. Forcing their long-time ruler from power leaves a vacuum that may be filled with more of the … Continue reading

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The Middle East Situation Continues To Evolve

Are you among those Americans who are held, rapt, in front of news waiting to hear if the Egyptian people are successful in ending one of the most despotic regimes of the Arab world? Do you wish you could have … Continue reading

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Middle East Burning

The Middle East, traditionally a tinderbox awaiting a spark, is burning. In just the last two weeks, Tunisia’s youth, sparked by the self-immolation of a college-educated yet unemployed compatriot, have led marches and demonstrations that drove the Western-backed president to … Continue reading

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