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NAKED CAPITALISM: Claims about Markets are Wrong

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|  by Ed Walker |  It is a truth universally acknowledged by all good citizens that markets are the only way to organize a society. The implication is that the role of government is to support and protect the operations …

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Capitalism in America: Giving Crazy a Bad Name While Subverting Democracy

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| by John Atcheson | Ever since Milton Friedman’s series of essays on Capitalism and Freedom, conservatives have tried to link democracy and capitalism into essential handmaidens. But as the evidence shows, it’s a reality-busting bundle that only a psychotic …

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CAPA’s Statement on Unrest in Baltimore after the Killing of Freddie Gray

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We would have written these basic sentiments, but John Angelos, son of Baltimore Orioles owner Peter Angelos, so eloquently speaks our minds in his response to remarks from a member of his media audience, we let him tell it: Brett …

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Rationalizing Lunacy: Andrew Bacevich on How We Got Here

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Andrew Bacevich for the Huffington Post | Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com Policy intellectuals — eggheads presuming to instruct the mere mortals who actually run for office — are a blight on the republic. Like some invasive species, they infest present-day Washington, …

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Caring too much: Solidarity a Scourge? AUSTERITY = CURSE of WORKING CLASS

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"What I can't understand is, why aren't people rioting in the streets?" I hear this, now and then, from people of wealthy and powerful backgrounds. There is a kind of incredulity. "After all," the subtext seems to read, "we scream …

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CAPA at HUMAN RIGHTS DAY RALLY & MARCH 2014

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  • Recap of International Human Rights Day 2014 Coalition Work in Action • CAPA Board Members Catherine Buntin and Aaron Dellutri attended two meetings of the “US Out of Middle East Coalition” at MultiKulti, near the corner of Milwaukee …

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HANDBILL HERE for Human Rights Day Action 2014

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Wednesday, December 10th 5:30pm Corner Congress Pkwy. & Michigan Ave. Chicago Download the handbill PDF Download the poster PDF SPANISH, TOO!  

MAXIMIZING SHAREHOLDER VALUE IS (LITERALLY) KILLING US

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We depend on the research and development efforts of pharmaceutical companies to develop treatments for the most dangerous diseases on the planet, but the largest of those companies appear more interested in financial engineering than creating lifesaving drugs. As the …

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Democrat Power in Light of Ferguson: The Truth Is What They Say It Is

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Understanding Modern American Media & Democrat Power in Light of Ferguson: The Truth Is What They Say It Is Excerpted from a transcript of Rush Limbaugh: You know, one of the problems that I think conservatives have with politics, politics …

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For the World’s Sake: REVOLUTION in the UNITED STATES

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How can it be just that so few dictate the lives of so many? And I’m not referring to the 1 percent and the 99 percent. I’m speaking of the voting population in the United States and its minions Canada …

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The Issues: U.S. Foreign Policy

On issues concerning Iran, Syria, Israel-Palestine, Egypt and other parts of the world that emerge as urgently critical to world peace, U.S. foreign policy weighs heavily. Public opinion counts.

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