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The “Iran Nuclear Deal”

This is a re-post of my writing on this subject from 2015, but it is still relevant today. July 29, 2015 (Revised August 5, 2015). The US-Iran nuclear agreement is a victory for US imperialism and a danger to the Iranian … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Declaration of Independence

On this fourth of July of 2018, we read the Declaration of Independence of July 4th, 1776, where one of its more prominent complaints against the British monarch is “for depriving us in many cases, of the benefits of trial … Continue reading

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“Democrats” Support War While Shedding Crocodile Tears

The “Democrats” say Trump is a madman and that he may start a nuclear war. So how do we square that with the chair of the DNC, Tim Kaine, cosponsoring a bill to transfer the power to declare war from … Continue reading

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What Makes an American President Presidential?

Self-styled “Democrats” — Why is Mr. Trump presidential when he bombs another country but not presidential when he enforces border-control laws which may lead to temporary separation of some children from their parents, but the bombing that kills and separates … Continue reading

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“Abolish ICE”?

Some members of the “Democratic” Party are now saying “abolish ICE”. When ICE was established in 2003 as a part of Homeland Security in response to the 9-11 shock, the “Democratic” Party leadership/congresscreatures did not oppose it. The Homeland Security … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court’s Decision Against the Unions

Today, Monday, July 2nd, 2018, the New York Times reports on the most recent Supreme Court decision “striking down mandatory union fees for government workers”. Obama, who had promised the unions, did not implement the “Card Check” (whereby the union dues and … Continue reading

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America’s War on her Young

Originally published on William Waugh’s ‘blog, February 11, 2018. The US is using student loans as a means to force its young people into a system of serfdom in the interest of global capital (corporations, 1%). Since the 1980’s, the … Continue reading

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