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Sheldon Wolin: Can Capitalism and Democracy Coexist? Parts 1-8, interviewed by Chris Hedges

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Posted previously Oct 22, 2014

Journalist Chris Hedges interviews political philosopher Sheldon Wolin, who says democracy cannot exist without continuous opposition and vigilance on the part of the citizenry.

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"We're a nation at war"

W.J. Astore

Last week, Army General Raymond “Tony” Thomas, head of U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM), expressed his dismay about the Trump administration. “Our government continues to be in unbelievable turmoil,” Thomas opined.   687 more words

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The poor are superfluous to requirements

If there is one thing I have learnt over a long lifetime it is that ordinary people are the donkey engine, the powerhouse, that drives the nation in war and peace and that for those in power, our lives are entirely expendable. 1,028 more words

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Trump unveils true cause of Syrian war, no one noticed; keeps his private detail, just in case.

Politico: Trump drops Twitter bomb on Lockheed Martin’s F-35 fighter jet

I’m baffled by this news; must admit I don’t know where this orange man is going with these attacks on the military…oh, wait, … 1,193 more words

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Trump Dredging the Swamp to Empower the Worst Elements of the 'Shadow World'

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The Story Behind the Gripping New Documentary ‘Shadow World’ (1/5)

TheRealNews on Dec 16, 2016

In part one, Andrew Feinstein discusses being witness to a corrupt weapons deal in post-apartheid South Africa sparked his quest to uncover the world of war profiteers and weapons contractors.

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