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Two Bubbles That Went Pop: Reflections on the Manipulation of Populism

February 25, 2012 by Paul Street A slightly shorter version of this essay was originally published on Counterpunch. Long after its leading encampments have been torn down – often with brute force and (educationally enough) predominantly by Democratic mayors and … Continue reading

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The .0000063% Election

How the politics of the super rich became American politics by Ari Berman (Originally posted on ZNet, February 17, 2012) At a time when it’s become a cliché to say that Occupy Wall Street has changed the nation’s political conversation … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Quadrennial Extravaganza

by Paul Street (Originally posted on ZNet, January 25, 2012) Three Positions The presidential election year is here and along with it comes the quadrennial intra-leftist bloodletting on the unpleasant question of how to best respond to the narrow “choices” … Continue reading

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