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“Capitalism, with all its glitz…and socialism, with none at all”

Feudalism could be glitzy, depending on who you were. And it could be the furthest thing from glitz, also depending on who you were. But we should be clear that this… …depended on this… Capitalism, too, can be glitzy. But … Continue reading

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Paul Krugman Discovers Marx (and Misses the Point)

      Ann Robertson and Bill Leumer In his recent New York Times op-ed piece, Princeton professor and regular columnist for The New York Times, Paul Krugman observed: The American economy is still, by most measures, deeply depressed. But … Continue reading

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Boycott the 2012 Election!

In case you missed it, the Prole Center has endorsed the growing Boycott the 2012 Presidential Election movement. Encourage everyone you know to boycott the vote, but most importantly, try to persuade and put pressure on any political or civic … Continue reading

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Half of U.S. Poor

Karl Marx was right: Gap grows between 99% and 1% By Fred Goldstein Published Dec 21, 2011 10:59 PM The number of people in the U.S. who are officially poor or “near poor” has become a matter of controversy. The … Continue reading

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Mark Twain on Revolution

Why, it was like reading about France and the French, before the ever memorable and blessed Revolution, which swept a thousand years of such villainy away in one swift tidal-wave of blood — one: a settlement of that hoary debt … Continue reading

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A Deal With the Devil: A Happiness That Harms

by Paul Street (Originally posted on ZNet, December 16, 2011; Notes can be found there) I’m angry about yes, inequality in this nation or any other. I’m angry at: trashing the environment, war which is different from self-defense because we … Continue reading

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