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Arab Spring will be US Gov’t Winter

March 23, 2011 by

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Featured image via Moroccan Congress in USA. One of the greatest assets of the US government over the decades — perhaps the past century — has been its ability to co-opt movements which threatened its existence. The marginalisation of Socialism, for example, in the early 20th Century is a spectacular example of this. Although the […]

The Necessity of Boycotting

January 22, 2011 by

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At the turn of the 20th Century, there were great movements afoot in the US. Socialism was vibrantly touching the lives of working class people, and awakening them to their oppression, and an answer to ending that oppression. This was echoed across the world, of course, but I’m focusing on the US because it is […]