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Capitalism: The Opposite of Free Markets

Conservatives believe the United States is a capitalist country, and they like it that way. They say government should stay out of people’s business, so free markets can create the best possible society. Anyone who advocates that government do more … Continue reading

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How One Good Deed Led To Six More

“There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.”  Edith Wharton Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Disarm the Police

Police should not be armed except for very special assignments. Everyone will be safer, including the cops, when they shift from trying to dominate and threaten to working with the community they serve. Police are too traumatized, and trained to valued property over people, and control over service. Disarming will be a valuable first step toward healing. Continue reading

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Yes, We Can Afford Nice Things

The federal government can no more run out of money than the Google Play Store can run out off apps.
Inflation is not a threat to anyone but credit card companies and banks. Continue reading

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7 Reasons the US Can’t Deal With COVID-19

Isn’t this the same dynamic we have seen with the failure to address homelessness, gun violence, or climate change? If a problem is complicated and difficult, we don’t even try. Continue reading

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Until We Can Deal With Death: We’ll never deal with COVID-19

I believe we will cope with pandemics and other threats if we focus on living and making life better for current and future generations and less on preventing death at all costs. Continue reading

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The Boxes We Live In

Corporate media managers work day and night to surround us with narrative walls that function like distorting mirrors in circus fun houses. Continue reading

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Listen To The Donkey

It could save your life          Image: Iva Rajovic instagram.com/eklektikum Do you ever feel like some unseen force is blocking you? Self-help books, therapists or coaches might help you find a different way forward, but wait! Maybe the world wants … Continue reading

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The Human Costs of the Shutdown

“The response to the Pandemic has been the worst assault on the working class in 50 years.” Martin Kulldorff Continue reading

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Talking Down to People Won’t Convince Them

I used to wonder why conservatives called liberal academics and entertainers ‘elites’, If professors and actors are ‘elite,’ what do you call billionaires and heads of corporations who actually run the world? Well, now I know Continue reading

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