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Doing Business with Hitler

Koch Was Not Alone in Aiding the Nazi War Machine by Dusty Sklar JANE MAYER’S RECENTLY PUBLISHED Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right, is causing a stir. She reports that Fred C. Koch, the father of billionaire rightwing political activists Charles G. and David H. Koch, […]

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Taking Risks to Preserve Our Rights

An Editorial From the Autumn, 2013 issue of Jewish Currents   WHEN THOSE HIJACKED JETS rammed into the World Trade Center twelve years ago, it was more than glass and steel that collapsed — it was our country’s fundamental sense of security. Ever since, the American public has largely accepted a devil’s bargain, the suspension […]

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Class Warfare Index

by Irwin Nesoff 46.2 million          Number of people living in poverty $22,050                 Federal poverty-level income for a family of four 15.1                       Percentage of Americans living in poverty 6.7                          % of Americans living in “deep poverty,” less than 50% of the poverty level 0   […]

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O My America: 9/11 x 10 = Zero

by Lawrence Bush The commemoration of 9/11 has gone the way, for me, of Memorial Day, Veterans Day and Presidents Day: I experience it as near-empty spectacle, a day to feel isolated and alienated from the culture, in spite of myself. My sadness and horror about 9/11 are fresh, still accessible (I watched the Towers […]

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It's Our War Now

An Editorial For nearly five years, many liberal-minded Americans have viewed the war in Iraq as “Bush’s war” — launched on false pretexts at the prompting of neoconservative fantasists, in pursuit of oil and imperial goals, and in defiance of some ten million demonstrators worldwide. “Bush lied, thousands died,” says the bumper sticker. All true. […]

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