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Good one from Louis Proyect

COUNTERPUNCH JANUARY 27, 2017 The Politics of a Punch: Richard Spencer and the Black Bloc Unless you do not own a computer or have been in a coma for the past week, you are probably aware of alt-right leader Richard … Continue reading

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The amulet on David Icke’s sweater

Originally posted on Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist:
Fascism has opened up the depths of society for politics. Today, not only in peasant homes but also in city skyscrapers, there lives alongside of the twentieth century the tenth or the…

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Assadism: Haunted By Its Own Success

Originally posted on P U L S E:
The task of defining Assadism is useful for specific purposes only—such as identifying arguments that legitimate or exonerate Assad’s iron fist rule and crimes. But to even gnaw at what Assadism exactly is, it is…

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Russia Today and the post-truth virus

Originally posted on P U L S E:
A video is circulating of a woman revealing “the truth” on Syria that is being withheld from us by “the mainstream media”. The woman is introduced as an “independent Canadian journalist”. She is said…

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A Farewell to Veterans for Peace

Originally posted on P U L S E:
Re-posted from Andy Berman: Threads of My Time, the blog of longtime antiwar activist and Veterans for Peace member Andy Berman A Farewell to Arms: Till We Meet Again By Andy Berman May 11, 2016 Preface: As a…

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The Junius Pamphlet 2016: Attack 1.0

                                                                              “Comparisons … Continue reading

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In Case You Think There’s No Real Estate Bubble…

  Had a conversation with a rep from my mortgage holder this morning. It think it tells a story. The prologue is that for no good reason I totally forgot to pay my mortgage this past June. First I knew … Continue reading

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