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The Weathervane

  Thomas Friedman often serves as the weathervane for elite opinion. Friedman’s article, where he urges Hillary to double down on neoliberal dogma in order to thwart the evil Donald, reminds us that after all that’s happened in the 2016 … Continue reading

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Confidential Informants

The banks and the financial industry have an outsized role in US economic and political affairs. Yet, they’ve also been accused of engaging in an ongoing crime spree. Rigging markets, hoarding commodities, hiding massive amounts of plundered loot, evading taxes, laundering drug money from some … Continue reading

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They Own the Place

The banks and financial industry have a lock on our political and economic systems, directly contributing to the growing economic inequality and bifurcated rule of law. Since Senator Dick Durbin blurted out to a radio host the power that the banking … Continue reading

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The Antidote

In the United States we have a breathtaking system of propaganda that is directly enabling our descent into neo-feudalism. This propaganda, disseminated by the dominant corporate media, is astonishingly effective in its depiction and framing of economic issues. And this … Continue reading

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