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The NSA is the Tip of the Iceberg

| September 14, 2013

  Guest post by Steven Miller and Satish Musunuru (Part 5 of a five-part post on the corporatization of Internet surveillance.) The capitalist class deliberately distorts the class nature of the state. This is a scientific question, not an ideological one. Government is the administration of public money and resources in the name of society. […]

The Obama Whitehouse: A Sinking Ship?

| October 18, 2010

There is growing concern about the growing number of resignations from the Obama White House, another significant sign his administration is in deep trouble. Especially as seven of the resignations have occurred within the last six months. Both parties try to avoid major White House changes in the six months leading up to a midterm […]

Ron Paul: My Kind of Gadfly

| April 13, 2010

Hurray for Ron Paul declaring to the whole world (via the Southern Republican Leadership Conference) that Obama isn’t really a socialist, but a corporatist. And for only losing the straw poll by one vote (to Romney), which meant the Wall Street Journal had to cover his speech. They call him a “gadfly.”  I could wear gadfly […]

Unleashing My Inner Libertarian

| April 10, 2010

As a long time progressive, I have been quite fascinated to discover that I agree with the Tea Party movement in many areas. In fact a number of people on the so-called “left” have been following Ron Paul, one of the Tea Party’s founders, quite closely since he first raised the alarm about the systematic […]

Hard Lessons from the Soviet Union

| March 22, 2010

The collapse of the 71 year old Soviet empire in 1989 stemmed mainly from the collapse of the Soviet economy, due to an unwinnable war in Afghanistan and a blown out military budget. The parallels with current US economic and geopolitical problems are obvious. Other similarities include the fact that the citizens of the US […]

America’s Growing Police State

| March 2, 2010

While the first major aim of Pentagon, FBI and CIA propaganda efforts is to promote a military agenda focused on unprovoked agression and conquest,  a second, equally important, aim is to promote public acceptance of a draconian restriction in civil liberties. The past decade has witnessed a de facto repeal of a substantial portion the […]