politics


House conservative seeks John Boehner’s ouster, “GOP leaders were taken completely by surprise.”

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism July 29, 2015   House conservative seeks John Boehner’s ouster, “GOP leaders were taken completely by surprise.”     It seems natural that a conservative would want to remove a non-conservative like Boehner as Speaker of the House. (From Politico)   Reps. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.) and Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), […]

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Jeb! All In! The Bush Dynasty (And Banker Friends) Go For Round Three

By Nomi Prins NomiPrins.com June 26, 2015   Jeb! All In! The Bush Dynasty (And Banker Friends) Go For Round Three   [This piece has been adapted and updated from my book All the Presidents’ Bankers: The Hidden Alliances That Drive American Power, now out in paperback. An intro by TomDispatch is here.]    It’s happening. As expected, dynastic […]

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Planet Jeb

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute June 16, 2015   Planet Jeb     Jeb Bush officially joined the 2016 White House race Monday. He promises to be an outsider — “not just another member of the club.” Don’t dare call the third Bush coveting the presidency a blue-blood. He is not “among the pampered elites […]


China’s Internet Police Launch ‘Speech Inspections’, Chill Critical Voices

By Oiwan Lam Global Voices June 4, 2015   China’s Internet Police Launch ‘Speech Inspections’, Chill Critical Voices     Chinese Internet Police Units from 50 municipal governments began conducting “speech inspections” on social media platforms on June 1. According to a statement from the Ministry of Public Security, the Internet Police will be patrolling […]

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Hillary Clinton Calls For ‘Toppling’ the 1%…While Being Bankrolled by the 1%

By Nick Bernabe The Anti-Media April 22, 2015   Hillary Clinton Calls For ‘Toppling’ the 1%…While Being Bankrolled by the 1%   This really happened. As crazy as it sounds, Hillary Clinton is trying to repackage her war-torn reputation into a populist spitting image of progressive icon Elizabeth Warren. The New York Times reports that […]

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