Category Archives: Gar Alperovitz

Same Old, Same Old

Green Party activists, especially those motivated by anti-war sentiment, have no difficulty demonstrating the alignment between the Republican and Democratic parties, upholders both of the American Empire, through brutal military means. David Swanson imagines Trump’s budget originating in the thought, … Continue reading

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Imagine the First Fascist Administration

Your Intrepid Reporter has officially been assessed, by the State of Oregon, as sufficiently poor to qualify for free legal assistance (if you want to call it that); but he is deeply funded enough to be able to subscribe to … Continue reading

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We Invaded Another Country

but that’s okay, we invaded this small, remote country two weeks ago.  The wording of the Headline is interesting, don’t you think?  We invade a country and we learn about it in the frame, “Pentagon Confirms U.S. Grounds Troops in … Continue reading

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Neighboring Jurisdiction Screws Jill Stein

Longtime readers of this blog may recall that I received the link to Richard Winger’s Ballot Access News [the latest issue, dated 1 March, arrived today] from a retiring woman, not before making a pledge of eternal silence as to her … Continue reading

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Dissolve NATO

This just in, from the conservative British daily newspaper, the Telegraph Nato cannot defend its eastern allies and Russian tanks could be in the Baltic capitals within 60 hours according to new analysis from a US think tank. Current forces … Continue reading

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Art Intuiting the Truth

There was this song popular in the early Sixties, when I was young and impressionable. I like to sing it still, and give a gutteral delivery to the last word of the refrain Hang Down Your Head Tom Dooley Poor … Continue reading

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Pravda-on-the-Hudson and Izvestia-on-the-Potomac at it again

“Reality has a strong liberal bias.” That is to say, the liberal newspapers lie. Now, an American University (A.U.) academic, Jeff Bachman, has documented what some readers may have surmised in reading drone news coverage over the years, but didn’t … Continue reading

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