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Who Can Own The Earth?

This is why we need a new relationship to land. Instead of seeing it as a bunch of resources to own and exploit, we need to care for it. Continue reading

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Being Brilliant Doesn’t Mean You’re Right

The trouble with brilliance is that the beauty of an idea can sweep people along into ignoring the downsides. Brilliant ideas that serve the rich and powerful are especially dangerous. Continue reading

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USA and Israel: Partners in War Crime

The partnership between Israel and the USA is burning down Gaza and the world. They have become a crime family, more accurately a war crime family. Five ways both countries commit international crimes and get away with it. Continue reading

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How Free Markets Damage People and Planet

“Markets without restrictions are like cars without brakes,” writes Dr. Ha-Joon Chang of Cambridge. “They’re bound to keep crashing.” Continue reading

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Don’t Dismiss Trump Voters

“We must grasp that our enemy is not someone who is politically incorrect, even racist, but the corporations and a failed political and judicial system that sacrifices people, as well as the planet, on the altar of profit.” Chris Hedges 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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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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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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