Category Archives: Decline

11-18-11: The Day Everything Changed

11-18-11: The Day Everything Changed from Ted Rall’s Rallblog by Ted Rall One out of three Americans is destitute. Surely this is more important than 9-11. So where’s the outsized response? Advertisements

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Occupy All the Harlems, to Save Ourselves from the Dictatorship of Wall Street

Published on Black Agenda Report (http://blackagendareport.com)   Home > Blogs > Glen Ford’s blog > Occupy All the Harlems, to Save Ourselves from the Dictatorship of Wall Street Occupy All the Harlems, to Save Ourselves from the Dictatorship of Wall Street By Glen Ford Created 11/02/2011 – 10:38 Submitted … Continue reading

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Michael Moore: Youth stayed home in 2010 because of Obama’s ‘B.S.’

Michael Moore: Youth stayed home in 2010 because of Obama’s ‘B.S.’ http://www.facebook.com/plugins/like.php?href=http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2011/11/01/michael-moore-youth-stayed-home-in-2010-because-of-obamas-b-s/&send=false&layout=standard&width=450&show_faces=false&action=recommend&colorscheme=light&font=arial&height=35 By Eric W. Dolan Tuesday, November 1, 2011 https://plusone.google.com/u/0/_/+1/fastbutton?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.rawstory.com%2Frs%2F2011%2F11%2F01%2Fmichael-moore-youth-stayed-home-in-2010-because-of-obamas-b-s%2F&size=standard&count=false&annotation=&hl=en-US&jsh=r%3Bgc%2F24805178-fa62ba1b#id=I1_1320284888660&parent=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.rawstory.com&rpctoken=380010330&_methods=onPlusOne%2C_ready%2C_close%2C_open%2C_resizeMe 31 Topics: filmmaker michael moore ♦ s moore ♦ young voters Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore said Tuesday that young voters did not turn out … Continue reading

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Book release: With Liberty and Justice for Some

Book release: With Liberty and Justice for Some BY GLENN GREENWALD (updated below – Update II – Update III) I’m genuinely excited today to announce the release of my new book, With Liberty and Justice for Some: How the Law is Used … Continue reading

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A remaining realm of American excellence

A remaining realm of American excellence BY GLENN GREENWALD (updated below) When President Obama announced the killing of Osama bin Laden on the evening of May 1, he said something which I found so striking at the time and still do: “tonight, we are … Continue reading

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Downgraded US Credit Rating: What comes of Coddling the Super-Rich

Downgraded US Credit Rating: What comes of Coddling the Super-Rich from Informed Comment by Juan The decision of Standard & Poor to downgrade the credit rating of the United States of America from AAA to AA+ was clearly based on uncertainty in two major … Continue reading

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Ted Rall: Boycott the 2012 Election

SYNDICATED COLUMN: Boycott the 2012 Election from Ted Rall’s Rallblog by Ted Rall Hey Liberals! Time to Stop Getting Rolled We might as well have defaulted. Regardless of where you stand politically, the deal to raise the federal debt limit came too late … Continue reading

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Don’t Fall for the GOP Lie: There is No Budget Crisis. There’s a Job and Growth Crisis.

Don’t Fall for the GOP Lie: There is No Budget Crisis. There’s a Job and Growth Crisis. from Robert Reich 2 people liked this A friend who’s been watching the absurd machinations in Congress asked me “what happens if we don’t … Continue reading

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The Coming Economic Disaster

Tomgram: Mike Davis, The Coming Economic Disaster By Mike Davis Posted on July 26, 2011, Printed on July 27, 2011 http://www.tomdispatch.com/blog/175422/   [Note for TomDispatch Readers: A heartfelt thanks to all of you who, in these dog days of summer, contributed … Continue reading

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Ralph Nader Is Tired of Running for President

 Ralph Nader Is Tired of Running for President from Chris Hedges on Truthdig: Drilling Beneath the Headlines The most important moral and intellectual voices within a disintegrating society are slowly discredited when their nonviolent protests and calls for justice cannot alter … Continue reading

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