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Poll Shows Kamala Harris Overwhelmingly Likely to Be the Next Democratic Presidential Nominee

The statements, views and opinions expressed in this column are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of this site. This site does not give financial, investment or medical advice. Eric Zuesse The Politico and Morning Consult Poll, published on December 15th, shows the following question and its answers, among the…
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How Mobsters Control U.S., UK, & Netherlands

Eric Zuesse “Mobsters” are whatever the law says they are, but in some countries they are, in fact, simply the nation’s wealthiest people, who can and do pay whomever they have to pay (“consigliere”) in order to get the law to mean what they want it to mean. In other words: sometimes a mobster is…
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Critics of Biden as being a ‘progressive’ are mistaken.

Eric Zuesse The difference between “progressive” and “liberal” gets to the core of what politics in the real world is actually about, and of whether the nation is being controlled by the public (a democracy), or instead is controlled by the tiny percentage of the population who are enormously wealthy (an aristocracy — a capitalistic…
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The Victory America Won for Fascism and Nazism After WW II (Updated)

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at Strategic Culture, updated here INTRODUCTION This article is about the role ideology actually played in World War II, the Cold War, and plays in today’s world. The links here provide access to deeper explorations, regarding each linked issue. Links are provided instead of notes, because all of the sources here…
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How the Billionaires Control American Elections

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at Strategic Culture The great investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald gave an hour-long lecture on how America’s billionaires control the U.S. Government, and here is an edited summary of its opening twenty minutes (the best part of it), with key quotations and assertions from its opening — and then its broader context…
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World’s Top Legal Expert on Torture Identifies U.S., UK, & Canadian, Govs., as the...

Eric Zuesse The U.N.’s Special Rapporteur on Torture, Nils Melzer, has declared that Julian Assange is being tortured in Britain’s super-max Belmarsh Prison, by applying “torture that will not leave physical traces, that will erase the personality of the victim,” and that these methods of torture were first applied by the Nazis at the Dachau…
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How Fascism Won Control in The West

Eric Zuesse “The West” is the nations that are essentially controlled, basically dictated-to, by America’s approximately 600 billionaires, who control the U.S. Government, by coordinatedly funding (through their news-media and political donations, and also by their members-only private conferences) the careers of cooperative politicians, and who thereby defeat the politicians who act against increasing the…
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Triage Starts in Government Bailouts: Who will get the money?

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at Strategic Culture Governments throughout the world are now facing heavy activity by lobbyists seeking a bailout by their government. The activity is ferocious, and ferociously competitive, because some lobbies have bigger money backing them than others do, and different politicians owe their careers to different types of lobbies; so, for…
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Who can NOW say America hasn’t become a mega-corporate dictatorship?

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at Strategic Culture Jon Hellevig posted on January 16th at The Saker, “Capitalism in America: How a Dismal Decimal is Robbing Americans Blind” the most extensive and up-to-date compendium anywhere, of data on economic inequality in America, and one fact especially stands out from it: “Today Top 1% are losers compared…
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George Washington’s Advice to Us Now

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org U.S. President George Washington’s final words to his fellow Americans, upon leaving office, are now even more timely than when he spoke them, but have been ignored in practise for many decades; and the most recently published popular book about that speech ignores the most enduringly important part, so…
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