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American Democracy: Buying and Selling Elections
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American Democracy: Buying and Selling Elections
November 25, 2022

This was the most important election in American history, as was the previous one, the one before that, and all previous exercises of marketing that pose as democratic rule in our great example of how to fool most of the people most of the time.

Is Washington’s Dangerous Ukraine Boondoggle Starting to Unravel?
November 21, 2022

Last week the world stood on the very edge of a nuclear war, as Ukraine’s US-funded president, Vladimir Zelensky, urged NATO military action over a missile that landed on Polish soil.

Is Washington’s Dangerous Ukraine Boondoggle Starting to Unravel?
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Russia Must Be Losing Its Nefarious Power… Kherson ‘Defeat’ and Failure to Influence U.S. Elections!
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Russia Must Be Losing Its Nefarious Power… Kherson ‘Defeat’ and Failure to Influence U.S. Elections!
November 11, 2022

If we follow the ropey Russophobic logic then the mid-term anti-climax means Moscow is losing its supposed malign power of influence.

The Culture War Still Wins
November 9, 2022

Last night wasn’t the red wave Republicans began to envision in the last three weeks of the 2022 midterm election cycle. Only after hundreds of thousands of votes were already cast in crucial states like Pennsylvania and Georgia did the Senate ever start to feel like a sure thing in GOP observers’ minds. In reality, it was always going to be a nail-biter, and it was always going to take days—if not a month because of a potential Georgia runoff—to sort out. The House felt well in Republican hands, but dreams of a twenty-plus Republican majority were just that. 

The Culture War Still Wins
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Which Corporate Party Will Win on Tuesday?
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Which Corporate Party Will Win on Tuesday?
November 7, 2022

So, my fellow Americans, don’t despair at tomorrow’s results. Don’t become fearful about one party or the other winning followed by democracy’s destruction. For that happened decades ago, and we’re still chugging along, even though I’m seeing more black smoke billowing from the engine compartment.

Chris Hedges: Destroyers of U.S. Democracy
November 7, 2022

With the U.S. midterm elections on Tuesday, Biden and other establishment politicians hope to paper over the rot and pain of the system they created with the same decorum they used to sell the country the con of neoliberalism.

Chris Hedges: Destroyers of U.S. Democracy
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24 hours after calling for negotiations to end Ukraine war, DSA and “progressive” Democrats demand escalation
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24 hours after calling for negotiations to end Ukraine war, DSA and “progressive” Democrats demand escalation
October 28, 2022

On Monday, 30 members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus sent a letter to President Joe Biden suggesting the US negotiate with Russia to bring an end to the war in Ukraine. The letter cited “the catastrophic possibilities of nuclear escalation and miscalculation” and expressed concern that the war is forcing billions of people worldwide to suffer loss of access to food and other necessities.

How To Get the War Out of America
July 15, 2022

The Senator’s aide obliged me. The chances of any bill passing both chambers of Congress that would trim the Pentagon budget by 10%, according to the aide, were zero.

How To Get the War Out of America
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