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The Corporate State Wins Again

When did our democracy die? When did it irrevocably transform itself into a lifeless farce and absurd political theater? When did the press, labor, universities and the Democratic Party—which once made piecemeal and incremental reform possible—wither and atrophy?

Posted on Apr 24, 2011 READ MORE


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A Tale of Two Hospitals: Kuwait 1991, Bahrain 2011

Scene: The Human Rights Caucus of the U.S. Congress hears the testimony of a 15-year-old girl, introduced by only her first name, Nayira, in order, the audience is told, to protect the safety of her family.

Posted on Apr 24, 2011 READ MORE

Truthdigger of the Week: Singing Obama Protesters

This week’s Truthdigger of the Week award goes to the cantabile group that interrupted President Obama in song over the detention of alleged WikiLeaks’ source Pfc. Bradley Manning.

Posted on Apr 23, 2011 READ MORE

Is the World Too Big to Fail?

The democracy uprising in the Arab world has been a spectacular display of courage, dedication and commitment by popular forces—coinciding, fortuitously, with a remarkable uprising of tens of thousands in support of working people and democracy in Madison, Wis., and other U.S. cities.

Posted on Apr 21, 2011 READ MORE

Field Manual for Despots

If I were a Middle Eastern despot, I’d know how to handle the pro-democracy movement that threatens my rule: Crack down viciously, using deadly force against civilians, and make no meaningful concessions.

Posted on Apr 21, 2011 READ MORE

Beware of Vampire Squids and Their Stadium Schemes

When it comes to media voyeurism and the economic insights it can provide, the ads in Vanity Fair rival Charlie Rose’s television program as the best peep show of all.

Posted on Apr 21, 2011 READ MORE

The Trouble With Trump

Everything we really need to know about the character of Donald Trump was revealed when the wannabe president frivolously accused Barack Obama’s late grandparents of committing fraud with his birth announcement.

Posted on Apr 21, 2011 READ MORE

The Money Pit

When it comes to matters of money and politics, there is a big gulf between Democrats and Republicans—in theory.

Posted on Apr 21, 2011 READ MORE

Cracking the 2012 Code

Handicapping an election 19 months away seems relevant only to political junkies except for this: Expectations, as shrewd investors know, affect actions.

Posted on Apr 21, 2011 READ MORE

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America, by Way of the Antelope Valley

Such areas contain the dispirited middle that Obama will have to win over to be re-elected, people whose struggles with daily life are so consuming that the national political debate over the budget and the deficit seems far away and irrelevant.

Posted on Apr 21, 2011 READ MORE

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