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Thursday, June 8, 2017 12:16 am
The vast inequality that’s rending our society is not a natural, inevitable or accidental phenomenon – it’s caused intentionally by policy-decisions that corporate and political officials make,...
Thursday, June 1, 2017 12:16 am
 These are hard times for America’s gold miners. They’re struggling to haul wealth out of the land while seeing their pay drop further and further down.Take Bob Mercer. He’s been a top mine...
Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:32 am
 Anti-immigrant eruptions are older than the U.S. itself, and they’ve flared up periodically throughout our history, targeting the Irish, French, Italians and Chinese, among others. Even Donald...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:20 am
Comandante Trump, El Jefe, the gringo strongman!That’s the image our current Commander in Chief seems to be cultivating. He has surrounded himself with generals, he cavalierly threatens war with all...
Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:20 am
 I’ve observed that the true political spectrum in our society does not range from right to left, but from top to bottom. This is how America’s economic and political systems really shake out...
Thursday, May 4, 2017 12:01 am
 Journalism, which is supposed to help make sense of our turbulent world, can’t seem to make sense of itself.In addition to “news,” we’re now getting “fake news” (stuff that’s compl...
Thursday, April 20, 2017 12:20 am
 In an insightful song about outlaws, Woody Guthrie wrote this verse: “As through this world I travel/I see lots of funny men/Some’ll rob you with a 6-gun/Some with a fountain pen.”The foun...
Thursday, April 6, 2017 12:01 am
 Question: What do you get when you mix together a barrel of fables, a sack of mendacity, a gross of hyperboles, a bucket of spite and a jar of venomous vituperation – all covered with a thick ...

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