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Erin McCarley: An Open Letter to the DNC From an American Centrist

I respectfully encourage the DNC to abandon its corporate allegiance, re-configure its membership and shift into alignment with the will of the people.

February 5, 2020 · 2 Comments

Norman Solomon: Corporate Media Supports Anyone But Sanders or Warren

What’s at stake includes democracy—the informed consent of the governed—and so much more.

December 6, 2019 · 3 Comments

Marc Jampole: Facebook, Uber and Wells Fargo say they’re very very sorry about that thing that happened

Say you’re sorry when you do something wrong. But only if you get caught. When one advertiser does something completely new and different, like when Budweiser put a dog named … Continue reading

June 27, 2018 · 3 Comments

Lindsey Royce: Hooray For Me, The Hell With You

In an immaculate boardroom, whose cherry-wood meeting table, credenza, and wet bar, one that overlooks the Lincoln Memorial, maybe the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, where a group of political cons … Continue reading

March 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

Laura Bonham: Citizens United vs. United Citizens — The Showdown of the Century

With the presidency of Donald Trump, the fusion of government and corporate rule is complete. When the US Supreme Court decided in favor of the plaintiff in the Citizens United … Continue reading

January 24, 2018 · 1 Comment

Video: Chris Hedges — “Fascism in the Age of Trump”

. Journalist, author and war correspondent Chris Hedges spoke at The Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy NY on November 10, 2017 on fascism and empire in the age of … Continue reading

December 10, 2017 · 2 Comments

Allan J. Lichtman: Who Rules America?

“The public be damned!” — William H. Vanderbilt, railroad magnate, 1882  A shattering new study by two political science professors has found that ordinary Americans have virtually no impact whatsoever … Continue reading

August 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

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