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20 Not So Good Categories That The United States Leads The World In

Is the United States “number one”?  Many Americans take deep pride in their nation and the truth is that the U.S. has a lot going for it.  The United States has the largest economy in the world.  The United...

The Return of the Brutal Savage and the Science for War

  The last few years have seen an alarming increase in claims that tribal peoples have been shown to be more violent than we are. This is supposed to prove that our ancestors were also brutal savages. Such a message...

Thinking of Malcolm X, Who Was Assassinated on this Day in 1965

Malcolm X is an unlikely spiritual paragon. But, he is. Malcolm Little’s father was killed when he was six years old, and his mother was committed to a mental institution when he was thirteen. After bouncing from foster home to...

The Activist Awards

RALPH NADER The annual Academy Awards Gala, viewed by one billion people worldwide, is scheduled for the evening of March 2, 2014. Motion pictures and the people who act in and produce them are center stage. Apart from the documentaries,...

SPORTS: First gold medal of the Sochi Winter Olympics 2014 goes to USA snowboarder Kotsenburg

20-years-old Sage Kotsenburg of the United States became the first gold medalist of the Sochi Winter Olympics on Saturday when he won the men's snowboard slopestyle event at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park. Kotsenburg’s first run scored 93.50 and although...

Happy Birthday, Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky turns eighty-four today, more than a half century after he exploded onto the scene of linguistics, in in the late nineteen-fifties, as a young professor at M.I.T. His career began perhaps most notably with a book review...

The Collapsing US Economy and the end of the world

In a recent column, “Can The World Survive Washington’s Hubris,” I promised to examine whether the US economy will collapse before Washington in its pursuit of world hegemony brings us into military confrontation with Russia and China. This is...

Marianne Haddad ; Sens and Poetry !

Marian Haddad, M.F.A, is a poet, essayist, visiting writer, manuscript and publishing consultant, private writing mentor, creative writing workshop instructor, public speaker, and artistic-event coordinator. Her works have been published in various journals and periodicals including The Texas Observer,...

Why are Americans so easy to manipulate?

What a fascinating thing! Total control of a living organism!  — psychologist B.F. Skinner The corporatization of society requires a population that accepts control by authorities, and so when psychologists and psychiatrists began providing techniques that could control people, the corporatocracy embraced mental...

The U.S. Economy By The Numbers: 70 Facts

Why is the economy going to collapse?  Have you ever been asked that question?  If so, what did you say?  Sometimes it is difficult to communicate dozens of complicated economic and financial concepts in a package that the average...
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«J’ai honte d’être juif»

André Nouschi André Nouschi Pour vous, c’est shabbat qui devait être un jour de paix mais qui est celui de...
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