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A New Economic Vision, in 27 Words

By James Kwak

A couple of weeks ago I posted a 6,000-word essay laying out a new economic vision for the Democratic Party. It kind of vanished into the ether, although Stephen Metcalf was kind enough to say this: 76 more words


The bottom line about RussiaGate: no explanation makes sense

Summary: The bottom line about RussiaGate is that something is happening in Washington, but none of the explanations make sense. Read the stories carefully, since most are deceptive. 1,517 more words


US Future?

If Gov. Bruce Rauner and his legislature in Springfield do not put a budget together by Friday, the Land of Lincoln will be the first state in the Union to see its debt plunge into junk-bond status. 178 more words


Corporate Media ALWAYS Wants More War (Young Turks Video)

Jimmy Dore interviews Norman Solomon on his recent article, “Russiagate: When Progressives Sound Like Demagogues.”

“The over-the-top scapegoating of Russia serves many purposes for the military-industrial complex, Republican neocons and kindred “liberal interventionist” Democrats. 195 more words

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Norman Solomon | ‘Russiagate’: When Progressives Sound Like Demagogues

Turner noted that “we definitely have to deal with” allegations of Russian interference in the election, “it’s on the minds of American people, but if you want to know what people in Ohio—they want to know about jobs, they want to know about their children.” As for Russia, she said, “We are preoccupied with this, it’s not that this is not important, but every day Americans are being left behind because it’s Russia, Russia, Russia.”    1,044 more words


Majority of Americans would give up booze to see Trump impeached, survey suggests

It’s official: The love for President Donald Trump is so minute, an overwhelming percentage of Americans would give up booze just to see him impeached, a survey suggests. 318 more words

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