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The National Question

So, we are still dealing with problems of nationalism and tribalism. It’s pretty pathetic, but here we are. These two articles, one by Lenin and the other by Stalin, show the way to approach and solve these problems. Theses on … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Soft Power: The Kaepernick Affair

After having a conversation with a fellow NFL player who just happens to be an ex-Green Beret, Colin Kaepernick has decided that rather than sitting down for the national anthem, that he would instead take a knee (or genuflect as … Continue reading

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How Sports Fanaticism Requires Social Schizophrenia

Why is violating a sports ritual such a big deal? Rather than focus on either the nobility, courage, arrogance or ungratefulness of Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand up for the national anthem, I… Source: How Sports Fanaticism Requires Social Schizophrenia

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Revenge of the Mutt People

Bred for Meanness by Joe Bageant   From our (ultra controversial) archives—January 12, 2006 Dispatches From America’s Class Wars [The Greanville Post] Many years ago I worked at an industrial hog farm owned by the Coeur d’Alene Indian tribe in … Continue reading

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