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President Trump: Diplomacy and Democracy in America

By Prof. James Petras

Global Research, February 19, 2017

By the end of the first month of President Trump’s Administration we are in a better position to evaluate the policies and direction of the new President.  2,159 more words

USA

Obama’s Political Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy: Chelsea Manning as Bait

By James Petras

01.23.2017 :: United States

Introduction: The malady, common among political leaders who commit heartless crimes while craving popular adulation as heroes and misunderstood saints, is ‘Political Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy’ (PMSP).

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Pete Dolack | Eight People Own as Much as Half the World

What to do? The Oxfam report, in its conclusions, advocates a switch to a “human economy,” one in which governments are “accountable to the 99%,” businesses would be oriented toward policies that “increase prosperity for all,” and sustainability and equality would be paramount.    1,545 more words

Corporate Globalization

Foibles, Fables and Failures: The Financial Press and its Keepers

by James Petras

11.23.2016 :: United States

Introduction: US officialdom and their media megaphones have systematically concocted narratives having less to do with political reality and more with their hallucinogenic world view.

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Foibles, Fables and Failures: The Financial Press and its Keepers

Introduction: US officialdom and their media megaphones have systematically concocted narratives having less to do with political reality and more with their hallucinogenic world view. Pre-election and post-election reportage weaves a tapestry of fiction and fantasy. 3,002 more words

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Presidential Elections: Myths and Deceits

By Prof. James Petras

Global Research, November 18, 2016

Every aspect of this year’s US Presidential election has been fraught with myths, distortions, fabrications, wishful thinking and invented fears.  1,616 more words

USA

The Nemesis and Scourges of the Western World

11.06.2016 :: Analysis

By James Petras

Without resorting too much to the wisdom of the ancient Greek myths, we have come to believe that states, regimes, movements and people finally will emerge to act as the inescapable agents of the justice leading to the downfall of the Western empire…

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