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The planned obsolescence of America

OK, I was just ranting out loud in my living room when it occurred to me that I had a blog, and that, instead of subjecting my family to my negative energy, I could subject you to it. So, prepare yourselves… About seven years or so ago, Linette and I bought a new washing machine […]

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Carpools leaving in the morning for “Occupy the PGA” event in Benton Harbor

A little over a year ago, we discussed the fact that, under the rule of unelected Emergency Manager, Joseph Harris, public properties in Benton Harbor were being sold for pennies on the dollar to wealthy investors, over the objections of the struggling city’s largely African American population. [As our friend Richard Murphy reminds us, in […]

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Could the takeover of Benton Harbor have been motivated by a real estate deal?

I know it’s kind of old news at this point, but, a few days ago, Rachel Maddow touched on the recent state-sanctioned takeover of Benton Harbor, and the beachfront land grab that might be behind it. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy For more on how the recent actions […]

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