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Pete Larson on the financialization of agricultural commodities

One of our regular contributors, my old friend Pete Larson, who many of you had the pleasure of seeing perform at this site’s 10th anniversary party a few weeks ago, is going to be speaking in Ann Arbor on Thursday about the financialization of agricultural commodities. I took the occasion to ask him a few […]

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James Carville says “fire, indict, fight”

In an op-ed posted on the CNN website yesterday, Democratic strategist James Carville warned Barack Obama that, unless he makes drastic changes now, he’ll likely lose the White House in 2012. Boiled down to three words, his advice to the President is this – fire, indict, fight. I wasn’t a huge fan of Clinton administration, […]

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Bill Moyers on plutocracy

Bill Moyers spoke at Boston University a week or so ago, on the occasion of the the first Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture. Here’s video, for those of you who haven’t seen it yet. Watch this video on YouTube You can find a full transcript at TruthOut.org, but here’s my favorite part. …Yet the isolation continues […]

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