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Why the US-Russia Relationship Went Sour After the 1990s

In 1992, after the fall of the Soviet Union, entire Russia was put in the hands of Wall Street (Goldman Sachs, Larry Summers etc.) and the IMF. 493 more words

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Why Bowling Green Matters

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Feb 8, 2017 (San Diego) If you did not watch the interview that Jake Tapper did with Kellyanne Conway on CNN, you need to watch it. 2,226 more words

Berkeley, “Porros” and Shock Doctrine

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Feb 2, 2016 (San Diego) Forget the irony that Berkeley was at the heart of the free speech movement in the 1960s. 1,245 more words

What Happened in the Senate? Suspension of Rules

Feb 1, 2016 (WASHINGTON) So the Senate committees approved Tom Price for health and Human Services (HHS) and Steve Minchin for Commerce. This advances both nominations to the full Senate where they will surely be confirmed. 427 more words

This is not a Head Fake. The Executive Orders are Shock Doctrine

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Jan 31, 2017 (San Diego) The Muslim ban was a classic use of the shock doctrine. It was not meant to hide other actions, such as… 1,724 more words

The Ban and the Fight Against ISIS

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Jan 30, 2017 (San Diego) The executive order banning people from 7 countries entering the United States is going to put national security at risk.  478 more words

A hopeful read about you & us

One of the first books I read after beginning to care about politics was Naomi Klein’s The Shock Doctrine: the Rise of Disaster Capitalism. It was both powerful and powerfully depressing, an accounting of decades of U.S. 211 more words

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