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The Power of Being a Nerd

First off I just want to start by saying I am a huge comic book nerd, nerd in general really, but that’s besides the point. I included the noun nerd because for decades it was used to describe anyone who enjoyed comics or anything of the like. 468 more words

UPDATED: Democratic Party of Wisconsin helps billionaires channel donations to Clinton campaign

April 7, 2016 by Rebecca Kemble and Barbara With

Documents obtained from the Federal Election Commission (FEC) website show that the Democratic Party of Wisconsin (DPW) has been used as a conduit to pass $207,000 from the Hillary Victory Fund (HVF) back to the Democratic National Committee (DNC) as a way to allow… 1,327 more words


Feel the Bern in Kingston

This Saturday, April 9, there will be a rally for Bernie Sanders, clean energy and a safe climate in Kingston. Sanders is the only presidential candidate who has a comprehensive plan to remove subsidies from the fossil fuel industry and transition to a prosperous, clean-energy economy. 154 more words


The American Socialist Revoultion

For the past couple of months, socialism has become a heatedly debated topic, and the emergence of Bernie Sanders, a self-proclaimed “democratic socialist”, has been a huge part of the conversation. 3,380 more words


The (3.)1%

No society currently imprisons more of its citizens than the United States of America.

The population of the United States of America accounts for around five percent of the total number of humans in the world. 218 more words

Class Warfare

Oxfam's wrong-headedness

Charities like Oxfam who want to play their part in ending poverty, but who are ignorant of simple economic truths and who don’t understand what the solution to poverty is, do more harm than good when they make alarmist observations about the current global distribution of wealth. 885 more words