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Here There Be Dragons

A while back we reported on a study which seems to show that social exclusion  is closely associated with terrorism. The study seemed to show that people who have felt alienated from and oppressed by their societies are more likely to turn to violence and extremism. Now, another study shows just how dangerous social exclusion…

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Sanders: Bill of Economic Rights

Amazing article over on Truthout.org by Marjorie Cohn.  This one I feel is a must read.  This could actually help turn things around for working Americans. The article explains how we currently have a system of “corporate socialism” benefiting only the rich and how a “democratic socialism” system would better meet the needs of the…

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Sri Lanka, Islam, Rome

From the editor’s desk As I write this, we hear that last month’s mass killings in Sri Lanka were (alas) once again the work of radical Islamists. Moreover, at least given what very little we know of the attackers’ motivations, it seems that they were not seeking revenge for the New Zealand Mosque attack of…

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Anti-Vax: A Deadly Danger

Is the USA under biological attack? There is a troubling article over on the Washington Post website, U.S. measles cases surge as officials scramble to stop near-record outbreak, by Lena H. Sun. The piece looks at how the American medical establishment is struggling with a now very serious pandemic, and sometimes failing. Their job is…

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US Concentration Camps Confirmed

by Chris Madsen There’s a fascinating article over on Esquire.com called ‘An Expert on Concentration Camps Says That’s Exactly What the U.S. Is Running at the Border‘. Of course the current US fascist federal government regime doesn’t want to call them that.  However, I’m not willing to trust a government led by someone that doesn’t…

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Why Did Bush Invade Iraq? For Show…

Why did George W. Bush and his government invade Iraq in 2011? There are two answers usually on offer. The Republican one is that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) or at least was trying to get them. And thus Saddam had to be eliminated as soon as possible. The Democratic one is…

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American The Leftist…

There’s a great article on the Economist.com (it is also in their printed magazine) called ‘Donald Trump’s presidency has moved America left’ .  American ideologically now is the furthest left it has been since the early 1960’s.    The first paragraph of the article is below: “AMERICANS ARE more in favour of “big-government” policies today…

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Did Women Really Vote For Trump?

One of the enduring “truths” of the 2016 election was that White Women voted for Trump in enormous numbers. According to some measures, up to 52% of them did so, and feminists around the world have been scratching their heads ever since. But there’s the kicker. Did women, or at least white women, really vote…

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