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On Meanings and Matters of Democracy

I don’t think we fully realize it, but the meaning of the democracy is really a two-fer.    The first and most ubiquitous meaning is identified with citizen participation in policy making and leader choosing through the process of voting, lending their … Continue reading

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What do Saudi Arabia and China Have in Common? U.S.

Let me connect the dots. Saudi Arabia ruffled a few feathers this last week with its refusal to endorse a global warming cap as presented to the UN Framework Convention, providing an example of a nation clinging to an oil … Continue reading

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The Perfect Marriage of Democracy and Socialism

Really, the two go together like a horse and carriage. While the primary meaning of democracy is hinged to a ‘one person one vote’ theme, the secondary meaning is more broad and focused on the commonwealth, that is equal rights, … Continue reading

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At Least We Are Talking About It! The Four Letter “S” Word That Is….

A recent article in the Daily Kos discusses the ‘democratic socialist’ identity that is attached to  presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.   Several other news stories are also talking about the Four Letter “S” Word Bernie Sanders 2016:  Young Americans Say … Continue reading

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The Cost of Financialization

Corporations currently earn their money through a myriad of paper transactions rather than by producing an actual product – this is Financialization and its negative effects on the economy continue to expose themselves. In a newly publish Forbes article, contributor … Continue reading

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China is Doing It Right: Handling Corporate Corruption and Defiance

This recent post in The Atlantic  reminds us of something we all know:  Wall Street is as corrupt as the movies portray it to be. Writer Bouree Lam discusses a recent report out of Notre Dame that examines whether or not … Continue reading

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Honor Your Military by Voting For Them

This Memorial Day we stop for a moment and remember those who have died serving our country and those who are presently serving. It is well we should.  Those unselfish souls sign their life over and commit to follow whatever … Continue reading

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America’s Shiny Socialist Military

A lot of people had a some coronary problems in the U.S. last week when presidential candidate Bernie Sanders mentioned that we become a more socialist nation – NOT THE “S” WORD – was the general consensus. What many of … Continue reading

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Socializing a War, and Fraud, and The Financialization Revolution

Socialism has proven its place among economic systems by providing balance and sustainability – even in the United States. Socialism occurs when government interferes with free market processes, either by providing a service to its citizens or issuing boundaries to keep … Continue reading

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A Rally Cry to Stop the Revolution?

The Guardian carried a story on Sunday that just may provide a rallying cry for us to stop The Financialization Revolution. U.S. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was quoted as saying: “We need a political revolution in this country involving millions of … Continue reading

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