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Behind Closed Doors Politicians Tell the Truth to their Real Constituency

“People call me a socialist sometimes. But, no, you’ve got to meet real socialists. You’ll have a sense of what a socialist is . . . I’m talking about lowering the corporate tax rate. My health-care reform is based on … Continue reading

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Don’t You Dare Conflate MLK and Obama

by BAR executive editor Glen Ford “Had King survived, his break with Obama would have come early.” Back in 1964, under prodding from a BBC interviewer, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. predicted that a Black person might be elected president … Continue reading

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The Anti-Empire Report

  December 11, 2012 by William Blum http://www.killinghope.org “Nuclear, ecological, chemical, economic — our arsenal of Death by Stupidity is impressive for a species as smart as Homo sapiens” 1 The hurricanes, the typhoons, the heat waves … the droughts, … Continue reading

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A House Visit From Obama

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Our Mission Whether We Choose to Accept It Or Not: Reflections on the 2012 Election Boycott

        by Mark E. Smith In several areas the Election Boycott Movement succeeded in 2012. We managed to make boycotting elections part of the discussion and an acceptable option for many who hadn’t considered it before. Turnout … Continue reading

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