Monthly Archives: March 2015

For the “It’s the stupid economy” Chapter…

Here’s a quote from http://www.commondreams.org/views/2015/03/31/rise-working-poor-and-non-working-rich by Robert Reich The nation is on the cusp of the largest inter-generational transfer of wealth in history. A study from the Boston College Center on Wealth and Philanthropy projects a total of $59 trillion

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For the Democracy and the food supply chapter…

…a little pleasure read… reading http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/2799927/grabbing_africas_seeds_usaid_eu_and_gates_foundation_back_agribusiness_seed_takeover.html by Stephen Greenberg & Oliver Tickell A couple representative quotes: But read between the lines and its real purpose was to facilitate the planting and commercialization of GMO crops in Africa all at one

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A definite position paper topic for the Citizens Candidate platform…

…this is excerpted from an email from Credo on the NSA surveilling of virtually every Americans digital communications and the consequent need for the repealing of the Patriot Act… The petition to Congress reads: “The widespread, indiscriminate government spying on

Posted in Essays By Others

Another link and reprint to a guy who needs to be checked out…

…and perhaps contacted.http://www.huppi.com/kangaroo/L-overclass.html This article is reprinted here, but for no commercial purposes. I urge you to link to this person’s site but am afraid that it might be inactive and eventually lost. I will contact the site and see

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Reprinting of an excellent essay on Right Wing Think Tanks role…

… in the misinformation and propaganda machinery that is a cornerstone to the Republican plutocratic political strategy…http://www.huppi.com/kangaroo/L-thinktank.htm Myth: Conservative think tanks are the answer to liberal academia. Fact: Conservative think tanks lack the checks and balances of academia, and produce

Posted in Speaking Truth in Trumpian Times

Links and more on the Regin Schmidt book…

…That must be semi banned and repressed given that it lists for $222+ on Amazon, who has this as a brief description: The anticommunist crusade of the FBI and its legendary director J. Edgar Hoover during the McCarthy era and

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Much today for the “Democracy and the Food Supply” chapter…

http://www.commondreams.org/news/2015/03/23/gates-foundations-seed-agenda-africa-another-form-colonialism-warns-protesters http://www.commondreams.org/news/2015/03/23/glyphosate-favored-chemical-monsanto-dow-declared-probable-source-cancer-humans

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More from the great aggregators…

‘The remedies that would restore economic opportunity and security to ordinary Americans are far outside mainstream political conversation, and will not become mainstream until forced onto the agenda by a genuine mass movement.’ (Image: file/public domain) a caption quote from

Posted in Essays By Others

An excellent article on the drug war being carried out…

…to no good end in Mexicohttp://www.tomdispatch.com/post/175971/tomgram%3A_rebecca_gordon%2C_it_didn%27t_work_in_afghanistan%2C_so_let%27s_do_it_in_mexico/#more Rebecca Gordonreceived her B.A. from Reed College and her M.Div. and Ph.D. in Ethics and Social Theory from Graduate Theological Union. She teaches in the Philosophy department at the University of San Francisco and

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Best Pro “Big D” links, articles, or people…

…found today on some of the tried and true sites.Nothing Orwellian here… nay nay: https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2015/03/13/orwellian-re-branding-mass-surveillance-merely-bulk-collection/ Summing up the new branding thus: This re-definition game goes as follows: yes, we vacuum up and store literally as much of the internet as

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