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Facing a Possible State of Emergency by Peter Schaar

Facing a Possible State of Emergency by Peter Schaar, 9/27/2017 https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/10/02/18803386.php The danger of authoritarian “solutions” grows when the constitutional state is dismantled, undermined or suspended.” This warning was made by the former data protectionist Peter Schaar who published the … Continue reading

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The US Superpower is Dangerous

The US Superpower is Dangerous by Albrecht Mueller, Dirk Eckert, Gunter Pleuger and Lutz Herden, September 20, 2017 https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/09/25/18803182.php Wars and threats of war are violations of the UN Charter. In his speech to the General Assembly, Trump was the … Continue reading

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The World at Risk under Trump by Heribert Prantl

https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/09/18/18802977.php The US president sounds like a warmonger. When will the inflammatory words trigger a nuclear chain reaction? The Roman emperor Caligula could help in understanding Trump. He allegedly awarded his horse a permanent seat in the Senate. As an … Continue reading

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After the Hurricanes by Joseph E. Stiglitz

Hurricane Harvey, followed quickly by Irma, left in its wake upended lives and enormous property damage, estimated by some at $150-180 billion. But the pummeling that America received also raise deep questions about its economic system and politics. to read … Continue reading

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Donald Trump is an Extreme Narcissist by Hans-Jurgen Wirth

Hans-Jurgen Wirth, b. 1951, is a psychoanalyst with his own practice, a professor of psychoanalytic social psychology in Frankfurt and a publisher. His most important book is “Narcissism and Power” (2002). http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2017/09/435041.shtml Not a day passes on which Donald Trump … Continue reading

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The Madness of Caligula

According to the German editor Heribert Prantl, Caligula showed his madness by appointing a goat to his seat in the Roman senate. His successor burned all his decrees and orders. The Madness of Caligula http://www.ancient-origins.net/history-famous-people/madness-caligula-00 The story of Caligula is … Continue reading

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Why Tax Cuts for the Rich Solve Nothing by Joseph Stiglitz

Why Tax Cuts for the Rich Solve Nothing by Joseph E. Stiglitz, July 27, 2017 https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/tax-cuts-for-the-rich-solve-nothing-by-joseph-e–stiglitz-2017-07 Although America’s right-wing plutocrats may disagree about how to rank the country’s major problems – for example, inequality, slow growth, low productivity, opioid addiction, … Continue reading

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The Theater of Good and Evil by Eduardo Galeano, 90 pp

Voices of Sanity Reaching out for Peace, 90 pp The Theater of Good and Evil by Eduardo Galeano is on pages 3-4 Thanks, Arvind Gupta! Enjoy the feast! http://www.arvindguptatoys.com/arvindgupta/sanity.pdf

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The Missile Attack Ordered by Trump is a Serious Crime

The Missile Attack Ordered by Trump is a Serious Crime by Dieter Deiseroth, Michael Lueders, Albrecht Mueller and Ralph Hartmann http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2017/04/434637.shtml Assad’s regime defends itself against an international alliance that seeks his overthrow in violation of international law. Whoever wants … Continue reading

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The Paranoid Style in American Politics by Richard Hofstadter

Trump is determined to reduce government to chaos! http://www.dailykos.com/stories/2017/3/13/1642640/-Cartoon-Campaign-flashback The Paranoid Style in American Politics by Richard Hofstadter, Harpers, November 1964 http://harpers.org/archive/1964/11/the-paranoid-style-in-american-politics/ “The megalomaniac’s view of oneself as the Elect, wholly good, abominably persecuted, yet assured of ultimate triumph; the … Continue reading

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