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Thursday, June 21, 2018 12:17 am
 From the revolutionaries of the 1770s to today’s grassroots rebels engaged in multiple struggles for democratic rights, every inch of progress has been vehemently opposed by entrenched enemies...
Thursday, June 14, 2018 12:19 am
Question: If you inject a stream of raw ignorance into a vat of gaseous arrogance, then jolt the mixture with 1,000 megawatts of malevolence ... what does it produce? Answer: Donald Trump’s executiv...
Thursday, June 7, 2018 12:18 am
 Some extremely rich fellows who’ve been hiding behind the tree to avoid taxation for years are the global financial speculators engaged in the high-rolling, computer-driven, fast-buck, multi-t...
Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:19 am
In the fierce labor wars of the last century, industrial barons employed Pinkertons and other goons to bloody the heads of laborers or simply gun down those struggling for a share of economic and poli...
Thursday, May 17, 2018 12:17 am
 Get ready, America – here we go ... to war! This kind of war is an affront to the values that most of us hold dear, and this war is truly nasty and evil: A war on the poor.Generalissimo Trump...
Thursday, May 10, 2018 12:18 am
 In 1933, a handful of wealthy Wall Streeters were upset that the newly elected president, Franklin D. Roosevelt, had dared to tax the rich in order to fund programs to lessen the painful poverty...
Thursday, May 3, 2018 12:18 am
Many Americans are reluctant to accept that coup conspiracies are part of our country’s history. We tend to believe that plots to overthrow the government are totally foreign to our national charact...
Thursday, April 26, 2018 12:16 am
 Multibillionaires Charles and David Koch want nothing less than to supplant America’s core democratic principle of majority rule with their core plutocratic principle of inviolable property ri...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 12:19 am
I apologize for turning inward for a personal commentary today, but Susan DeMarco is an admirable example of the virtue of citizen activism. She didn’t dwell in the media limelight, yet she’s one...
Thursday, April 12, 2018 12:26 am
 Sometimes, it’s useful to state the obvious. Here’s a fact, for example, that we all know to be true: America’s economy is enormous. It’s worth saying that out loud and repeating it to o...


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