Category Archives: Corporate Power

Mueller the Politician

This also was in Counterpunch   Mueller has proven himself quite the politician. I was hoping that the indictments would bring some sort of resolution to the investigation and force all the evidence to become public. But no, this investigation … Continue reading

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Jackson Rising

Also in Counterpunch “Revolution is based on land. Land is the basis of all independence. Land is the basis of freedom, justice, and equality….” Malcom X Jackson Rising is the most important book I have read in a long time. … Continue reading

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How Progressives Can Compete for Major Office: A Class Analysis of Political Paralysis

  Also at Counterpunch Learning from the Green Party Defeat in New Jersey.   Local electoral gains are beginning to add up. The Green Party won 45 local seats nationwide in 2017 for a total of 141 in 18 states. Democratic … Continue reading

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How Corporate Power Killed Democracy

  Corporate Power is the Fusion of the Corporation and the State The rise of Corporate Power was the fall of democracy.  Over the long haul, US politics has revolved around a deep tension between democracy and an unrelenting drive … Continue reading

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Goldman Sachs vs. Goldman Sachs?

Murphy vs. Trump? In the race for New Jersey Governor Democrat Phil Murphy is way up in the polls against a weak Republican challenger.  With money and machines both aligned in Murphy’s favor New Jersey faces yet another non-competitive election. … Continue reading

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Empire Abroad. Empire at Home.

This article also appeared in CounterPunch. “For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?” Americans are taught to revel in our power and supremacy. Over 650 major military bases … Continue reading

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Trump, Empire and Our Long Retreat to Tyranny

This article also appeared in Counterpunch. There has been a lot of worry about the Constitution and basic democratic rights since Trump’s election. And worry we should. But, Trump did not fall from the sky, he is a product of … Continue reading

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