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Tue, 18/04/2023 - 20:03

By Paul Street / CounterPunch The Capitalist Democrats… The Democratic Party is a militantly capitalist entity and always has been – and not just in the neoliberal era. The much beloved New Deal Democratic president Franklin Roosevelt, himself a wealthy member of the capitalist establishment, boasted that he had saved the US American profits system by overseeing […]

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Tue, 18/04/2023 - 13:12

By SP Staff Last week’s Scheer Intelligence podcast featured a headline inspired by the late comedian George Carlin. The headline serves as an excuse to revisit his 2005 HBO special “Life is Worth Losing,” where Carlin includes one of his most iconic bits critiquing America’s consumerism, education, politics and the myth of the American Dream. […]

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Fri, 14/04/2023 - 14:08

By Patrick Lawrence / Original to ScheerPost Sometime in the mid–Russiagate years, when it became clear that America was on a swoon back into the collective neuroses of the 1950s, I began to think we would have to wait for future historians to retrieve the truth buried alive in the cesspit of lies and cynical […]

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Fri, 14/04/2023 - 20:07

The transaction is the first known instance of money flowing from Crow to the Supreme Court justice. The sale netted the GOP megadonor two vacant lots and the house where Thomas’ mother was living.

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Thu, 13/04/2023 - 20:01

By Kevin Gosztola / The Dissenter Elected politicians in Australia, Brazil, Mexico, and the United Kingdom signed on to letters to United States Attorney General Merrick Garland demanding that the Justice Department drop the charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. A letter of opposition signed by four members of the U.S. House of Representatives, including […]

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