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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.

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.

Russia Must Be Losing Its Nefarious Power… Kherson ‘Defeat’ and Failure to Influence U.S. Elections!
Editorial
The Culture War Still Wins
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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. 

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.

Which Corporate Party Will Win on Tuesday?
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Chris Hedges: Destroyers of U.S. Democracy
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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.

Comeback kid Lula in the eye of a volcano
November 1, 2022

Luis Ignacio “Lula” da Silva may be the ultimate 21st century political comeback kid. At 77, fit and sharp, leading an alliance of 10 political parties, he has just been elected as Brazilian president for what will be a de facto third term after his first two from 2003 to 2010.

Comeback kid Lula in the eye of a volcano
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The Bosnian Crisis May Be About to Get Ugly
World
The Bosnian Crisis May Be About to Get Ugly
November 1, 2022

For the multipolar world coalition as well as his Serb constituency, with all his flaws Dodik is preferable and vastly more useful than the utterly vile bought and paid for local competitors seeking to replace him.

Undermining Eastern Ukraine’s Electorate
October 2, 2022

Germany and the European Union have the backs of anyone wishing to undermine the credibility of any elections that didn’t secure NATO’s imprimatur.

Undermining Eastern Ukraine’s Electorate
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