Monthly Archives: April 2015

For the “Race Still Matters” Chapter…

A very good essay…http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/04/28/1380977/-Dear-White-America-Please-Stop-Talking-About-Martin-Luther-King-Jr-and-the-Baltimore-Riots?detail=email by Chauncey DeVega Advertisements

Posted in Black Lives Do Matter, the GOP's Southern Strategy, and Race in America

For the “Democracy and the Food Supply” Chapter…

…this is very heavy stuff, beyond what anyone wants to know or believe to be true, and yet it is and ongoing nightmare.First a copy of “Genetic Engineering and the Privatization of Seeds,” by Anuradha Mittal and Peter Rossett which

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A quote from a very good article…

… “On one mission where we were depopulating a village we packed about sixty people into my Chinook. They’d never been near this kind of machine and were really scared but they had people forcing them in with M-16s. Even

Posted in Toward a Department of Peace

Found for the Economy chapter…

http://www.publicbankinginstitute.org/

Posted in It’s the Economy, Stupid... or vice versa...

For the “Race and Diversity and More” chapter…

…whatever I end up calling that one, but it has to be of utmost paramount importance…http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/04/22/the-sad-but-self-inflicted-fall-of-cornel-west.html “Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nOR HELL A FURY LIKE A WOMAN SCORNED” – -from William Congreve’s “The Morning Bride”

Posted in Black Lives Do Matter, the GOP's Southern Strategy, and Race in America

For the “Student Loan Debacle” chapter…

Quotes from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/24/navient-government-investigations_n_7131914.html?ref=topbar “In a Wednesday speech, Richard Cordray, who oversees the federal consumer bureau, said that with some 8 million Americans in default on a student loan, “strengthening student loan servicing is essential to getting this growing problem under

Posted in The Student Loan Travesty and the Obscene Cost of Higher Education

More “it’s the Stupid Economy” chapter…

http://www.cpreview.org/2010/03/grand-theft-government/ http://www.thenewamerican.com/index.php/economy/sectors-mainmenu-46/5015-tarp-bailout-payback-qdrop-in-the-bucketq

Posted in It’s the Economy, Stupid... or vice versa...

Just some links to some good all around pro Democracy sites…

http://www.citizensunitedagainstcitizensunited.org/ http://ourfuture.org/?dateid=20050415 google max sawicky for some radical economics perspectives.. http://www.tompaine.com/ now directs to http://ourfuture.org/ https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2015/04/23/power-dzhokhar-tsarnaevs-middle-finger/ Elizabeth Warren’s statement on the TPP trade agreement: http://www.commondreams.org/views/2015/04/23/you-cant-read http://www.jeffrbiggers.com/ http://www.yesmagazine.org/planet/sitting-in-with-wendell-berry The core issue to gather all like thinking disparate lefty leaning liberal progressives

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Links for “It’s the Stupid Economy” Chapter…

http://www.ieer.org/index.html http://www.publicradio.org/columns/marketplace/the-big-book/2010/11/excerpt-how-markets-fail.html http://americanpublicmedia.publicradio.org/ http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&cd=24&ved=0CCwQFjADOBQ&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.huffingtonpost.com%2F2009%2F07%2F20%2Fbailout-may-cost-237-tril_n_241512.html&ei=tc13TYe0KpK0sAPg__S_BA&usg=AFQjCNH9JJA90C5ySjPD7L5PhBHhzd4P0w http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&cd=27&ved=0CEAQFjAGOBQ&url=http%3A%2F%2Fhubpages.com%2Fhub%2FPeak-America-an-economy-in-irreversible-decline&ei=tc13TYe0KpK0sAPg__S_BA&usg=AFQjCNElUcitCxU_l_ktVjiVvficsogbeQ http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/bloggers/2638215/posts http://www.theatlantic.com/past/docs/issues/2002/10/stiglitz.htm http://www.theatlantic.com/past/docs/pr/index.htm

Posted in It’s the Economy, Stupid... or vice versa..., Random Miscellaney

For the “Democracy and the Food Supply” chapter…

…though eventually there needs to be a dedicated “Uncle Wendell” chapter in the “p’BD’DiA” book… For decades the Kentucky poet, critic, and farmer Wendell Berry has advocated personal activism on behalf of the environment. There should not be a “split

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