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The Biggest Revelation in the “Panama Papers”

April 5.  The most important service done by the releasing of the “Panama Papers” is not revealing the names of the big shots hiding money in banks where they pay no taxes. Better it makes very public the fact that … Continue reading

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Chris Hedges on Saudi Arabia and the Elections

Video of Hedges talk CODEPINK last weekend had over 250 at a conference they called the “Saudi Summit” to examine the awful record of America’s oldest Middle East ally. On March 6, Chris Hedges addressed the gathering. Chris Hedges is … Continue reading

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You Can’t Make a Revolution in a Counter-Revolutionary Party – Jill Stein

Video of her talk in Portland, CT 2/13/2016

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Constructive if Harsh Criticism of Parts of Stein’s Speech

Feb. 14. Some observations about Jill Stein’s talk yesterday in CT.  The crowd of about 30-40 was about 1/3 people in their twenties, almost no minorities, no “Middle Eastern” people that I noticed.  She said the Democratic Party officials would … Continue reading

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Sanders in Debate with Clinton Asks Saudis to Put “Skin” in Game

Again Bernie Sanders calls for the bigoted, cruel, imperial Saudi and Qatari regimes to take the lead in solving things in the Middle East. “And one point I want to make here that is not made very often, you have … Continue reading

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New York Values – You Got a Problem with That?

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Is the Obama Cheap Money Boom Over?

So what’s Plan B? headlines from Bloomberg.com  1/15/2016  

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Obama Left Out “Union” in His Last State of the Union

As a member of the American Federation of Teachers since 1969 I looked over the #SOTU speech to see what he had to say about unions and worker rights. Well, in his (thankfully last) State of the Union speech Obama … Continue reading

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Stocks Drop Another 588 Points…Move Along…Nothing to See Here

The stockbrokers and newscasters put on their happy faces and tell the hoi poloi to stay calm, and to not sell off their stocks as the values crash.   On the other hand the big players are selling.  Otherwise there wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Joe Say Go (to War with Iran)

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Six Memes To Convince Senator Blumenthal to Support the Iran Deal

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Woman Starts “Tree-Sit” to Protest Spectra Pipeline

May 19, 2015 Contact: Sherrie Anne Andre, 401-474-7666      Nick Katkevich, 401-572-8148, nick@fangtogether.org Social Service Advocate Launches Tree-Sit to Prevent Pipeline Construction BURRILLVILLE, RI – A local woman launched a tree sit at the edge of a gas compressor station in Burrillville this … Continue reading

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More “Productivity” Just Means the Rich Get More for Themselves

Over the last few years many writers and even some liberal politicians have pointed out the incredible gulf between the rich and everyone else, the inequality of income and wealth in the U.S.  Dean Baker on the website FAIR takes … Continue reading

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Disappointing Debate Yesterday on Ukraine on Democracy Now!

Just heard the 2/10 debate on Democracy Now!  Prof. John Mearsheimer, who opposes guns to Ukraine, based his argument on the Monroe Doctrine! He said the U.S. was right to force the Soviet Union out of Cuba and Russia had the right to … Continue reading

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Has the Blue Coup Started? How Can it Be Opposed?

The New York Post has revealed that New York cops are secretly taking a job action to protest being “betrayed” by Mayor deBlasio.  The so-called “betrayal” is the open admission by deBlasio that even he fears for his Black son … Continue reading

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Methane Leaks Cancel Natural Gas Benefits

A few days ago the New York Times had a generally comforting article by John Schwartz about the natural gas boom and the enthusiasm for it by Obama and his people.  It was filled with pros and cons, but overall … Continue reading

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Kareem Jabbar’s Defense of Protest is a Slam Dunk

Awesome.  Kareem Abdul Jabbar is doing some great work as a columnist for Time magazine.  Two days ago he wrote a brave must-read piece “The Police Aren’t Under Attack. Institutionalized Racism Is”.  The former pro basketball all-time scoring champ stood … Continue reading

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Will There Be a Future for Public Education in Detroit?

Interview with Steve Conn who is in a runoff election for presidency of the Detroit Federation of Teachers.  Conditions in Detroit schools are pretty shocking with class sizes in the high ’30’s and many of the schools turned over to … Continue reading

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Demand This Now from Our Broken Justice System

December 6.  There’s a “must read” piece in the New York Times by a man who was badly beaten as a youth by New York cops, later became a policeman, rose to the rank of captain and is now Borough President of … Continue reading

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Three Comments about U.S. Police Brutality

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