Monthly Archives: October 2016

An anti imperialist book from the `50’s…

…referenced by Rosanne Dunbar-OrtizThe Nature of the Non-Western World, which can be bought at: http://www.allbookstores.com/book/compare/9780451606563 No google books record of it… Advertisements

Posted in Books

A woman of honor…

…and probably knowledge and power…Rosanne Dunbar-Ortiz’s site: http://www.reddirtsite.com/about.htm Buy her book Blood on the Border: A Memoir of the Contra War, published in 2005 which can be purchased at http://www.allbookstores.com/book/compare/9780806153841 or previewed at: https://books.google.com/books?id=Y2KxDAAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=Blood+on+the+Border:+A+Memoir+of+the+Contra+War&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiaxc_BtfvPAhUj3YMKHU9ID5EQuwUIITAA#v=onepage&q=Blood%20on%20the%20Border%3A%20A%20Memoir%20of%20the%20Contra%20War&f=false

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An essay from the Great Ralph Nader…

…the man who would have been elected President of the US of A in 2000 if American elections were allowed to be held as if the interests of the vast majority of the citizens of this country mattered much at

Posted in Essays and Quotes from Others

Pro Democracy Sites of possible merit…

…though everything has to be explored, vetted even…http://www.democraticunderground.com/ googling proposals to enhance the Democratic process in the U.S. gives us : http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/06/10-ways-to-strengthen-american-democracy-108203 http://www.theatlantic.com/past/politics/congress/lindf.htm https://www.hillaryclinton.com/briefing/factsheets/2015/09/08/restore-integrity-to-elections/ and there are many more to investigate…

Posted in "p'BD'DiA" from misc. Sources

Or there’s this one… for books…

…Fooled Again: How the Right Stole the 2004 Election & Why They’ll Steal the Next One Too (Unless We Stop Them) by Marc Crispin Miller http://markcrispinmiller.com/

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Books… On the 2004 Election outcome differing from the exit polls…

Was the 2004 Presidential Election Stolen? Exit Polls, Election Fraud, and the Official Count by Steven A. Freeman and Joel Bleifuss Preview it at: https://books.google.com/books?id=CP5yMbMVa0IC&printsec=frontcover&dq=Was+the+2004+Presidential+Election+Stolen?+Exit+Polls,+Election+Fraud,+and+the+Official+Count&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjcneXNwuzPAhWB7YMKHbyNCowQ6AEIHjAA#v=onepage&q=Was%20the%202004%20Presidential%20Election%20Stolen%3F%20Exit%20Polls%2C%20Election%20Fraud%2C%20and%20the%20Official%20Count&f=falseor buy it at: http://www.allbookstores.com/book/compare/1583226877

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Trying to repost this… on Trump, mostly… and the Repubes in general…

…but this is the very best essay-article-op-ed piece I’ve read yet on the whole tom foolery that this election cycle has descended to, at least on the Republican side of the he said she said inequality.http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/features/the-fury-and-failure-of-donald-trump-w444943 By Matt Taibbi, who

Posted in Speaking Truth in Trumpian Times

Articles on the Koch Brothers and academia…

…along with miscellaneous related links…http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2015/10/spreading-the-free-market-gospel/413239/ https://www.atlasnetwork.org/ website of the Atlas Economic Research Foundation, which operates a “global network of more than 400 free-market organizations.” They include several Koch-backed nonprofit groups such as Americans for Prosperity, the American Legislative Exchange Council

Posted in Uniting Against Citizens United & Getting Money Out of Politics

For the Food and Democracy chapters…

http://article.sapub.org/10.5923.j.re.20120205.04.html a review of the many uses of Water cabbage, water lettuce, and other water plants…

Posted in Green "New Deal"; Democracy & Food Supply; Environment & Climate Science

A potential source for ongoing media mining…

…outside the mainstream…https://news.vice.com/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vice_News http://www.vice.com/jobs

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