On “fascism” in the U.S.

Paul Street on why the U.S. is not a “fascist” state: Even if real historical fascism could be translated across times and place to the modern U.S. it would be largely redundant for America’s powers that be. The American elite already gets the basic regressive and authoritarian outcomes of fascism

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The network of global corporate control

“The structure of the control network of transnational corporations affects global market competition and financial stability. So far, only small national samples were studied and there was no appropriate methodology to assess control globally. We present the first investigation of the architecture of the international ownership network, along with the

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Death By Trolley: I Support Occupy Wall Street Because…..

I don’t want wealthy, well-connected individuals, corporations and lobbies buying politicians; A large and secure middle class is vital to a democracy; vast wealth inequality creates vast political inequality and exploitation; By reducing the role of corrupting private influences in politics (e.g., big banks, insurance, pharmaceuticals, defense, private prisons), America could possibly lower its taxes while also improving […]

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Nice Little ‘Manifesto’ You Got There, But, I’m Going To Burst Your Little Bubble–You ARE Part of the 99%

Boys ‘n’ girls, let’s give this college senior a big hand here! No, really! They’re making it on their own without any help from anyone on very little! Or so it would appear…

Oh, college senior, but you are very much part of the 99% ! Say it loud! Say it proud, . . . → Read More: Nice Little ‘Manifesto’ You Got There, But, I’m Going To Burst Your Little Bubble–You ARE Part of the 99%

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