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How Unpatriotic Is Donald Trump?

Samuel Johnson famously considered patriotism “the last refuge of a scoundrel.” His biographer James Boswell, who passed along that judgment, clarified that Johnson “did not mean a real and generous love for our country, but that pretended patriotism which so … Continue reading

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Breaking Through Power update

Thank you to everyone who turned out for the first four days of Breaking Through Power. It was a great success. Please continue to check breakingthroughpower.org for information of September’s Breaking Through Power events, or email [email protected] Watch the Breaking … Continue reading

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Breaking Through Power: Join Together to Mobilize Against Wars of Aggression

Did you know that in the nine months leading to the criminal war of aggression against Iraq in March 2003 by the Bush/Cheney administration, at least 300 retired, high-level establishment military, national security and diplomatic officials spoke out against the … Continue reading

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The Need for Progressive Voices

In 1961, President Kennedy’s Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Newton Minow described television as “a vast wasteland.” Perhaps nothing demonstrates that better these days than the rise of Donald J. Trump as a presidential candidate; now the presumptive … Continue reading

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Breaking Through Power: Historic Civil Mobilization Now

Ever wonder why presidential and Congressional election campaigns fail to meaningfully connect with civil society? Candidate rhetoric is designed to attract voters and campaign contributions. Candidates go out of their way to ingratiate themselves to their corporate paymasters, whose monetized … Continue reading

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Don’t Be a Financial Fool

April is national financial literacy month and April Fools’ Day is April 1st. On this occasion consumers should resolve to avoid being fooled and misled by banks, credit card companies and the financial industry. FoolProofMe.com offers useful information to help … Continue reading

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