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Disastrous Capitalism – But is a Labour Government the Solution? by William Bowles

by William Bowles
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Investigating Imperialism
London, England
July 16, 2017

Class War

Consider the Grenfell Tower inferno as an expression of a new kind of class war, but not a class war as we have known it–between organised workers, political parties and capital–but between ordinary citizens and the local fiefdoms of the capitalist state as increasingly, big business has taken over the running of what’s left of our public and collective life, through ‘outsourcing’, public-private-partnerships and what have you, where making a profit is the bottom line, not serving the public.[1] 3,989 more words

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The 'Silent Weapons' we are killed by

Reading a pretty dense short book called ‘silent weapons’ http://www.stopthecrime.net/docs/SILENT%20WEAPONS%20for%20QUIET%20WARS.pdf

That talks about how we are essentially taken out by a ‘silent weapon’ – which is economic control as well as cultural influences. 356 more words

Breaking It Down

The gulf between rich and poor is vast and growing. Where will it end? : Trevor Nunn, Guardian.

A new play I am directing echoes the message of the recent general election: inequality is completely out of hand. 541 more words

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Trump Should Learn from Maine's Governor on How to Win a Government Shutdown Fight

Back at the end of April, President Trump got rolled in his first big budget negotiation with Congress. The deal, which provided funding for the remainder of the 2017 fiscal year, was correctly perceived as a victory for Democrats. 1,202 more words

Higher Taxes

One Used to Be Able to Assume at Least as Good of a Life than One’s Parents ...

Science has the unenviable position of coming along and proving what everyone already knows. I remember reading newspaper stories stating amazement that scientists would even bother proving what everyone already knows. 133 more words

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Untold Truths About the American Revolution by Howard Zinn (2009)

by Howard Zinn
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Repost from July 4, 2009
Excerpt from The Progressive July 3, 2009
July 4, 2017

There are things that happen in the world that are bad, and you want to do something about them. 1,190 more words

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