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Terry Dyke :
What’s left of liberals

Contrary to the popular American usage, ‘liberal’ is qualitatively different from ‘left.’ It is a centrist position meant to preserve the status quo. By Terry Dyke | The Rag Blog | May 21, 2014 Ever since George Bush the Elder … finish reading Terry Dyke :
What’s left of liberals

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BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : Richard Seymour’s ‘American Insurgents’

Opposing the eagle’s talons “And so I am an anti-imperialist. I am opposed to having the eagle put its talons on any other land.” — Mark Twain By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | September 4, 2012 [American Insurgents: … finish reading BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : Richard Seymour’s ‘American Insurgents’

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Chris Hedges : Collapse of the Liberal Class

Image from Voices in Dialogue.A choreographed charade:The world liberal opportunists made The collapse of liberal institutions means those outside the circles of power are trapped, with no recourse, and this is why many Americans are turning in desperation toward idiotic … finish reading Chris Hedges : Collapse of the Liberal Class

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David Richards : The Judge Who Brought Justice to Texas

Justice William Wayne Justice. Photo by Michael O’Brien / School of Law / UT Austin William Wayne Justice, Judge Who Remade Texas, Dies at 89 William Wayne Justice, a federal district judge who ruled on ground-breaking class-action suits that compelled … finish reading David Richards : The Judge Who Brought Justice to Texas

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The New McCarthyism : Van Jones Fed to King CONG

Portrait of Van Jones by Robert Shetterly / Americans Who Tell the Truth.Obama has fed his green Jones to King CONG With clarity and verve [Van] Jones finally brought to the mainstream the critical message that what’s good for the … finish reading The New McCarthyism : Van Jones Fed to King CONG

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Freedom of Choice : No Nanny State

The Marlboro Man: The picture of Lance Cpl. James Blake Miller, now an Iraq War vet, raised a stink among anti-smoking activists when it appeared in scores of newspapers in 2004. Photo by Luis Sinco. It does not matter whether … finish reading Freedom of Choice : No Nanny State

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Barack Obama : So Soon the Assassin

Obama’s choice: Gen. Stanley MacChrystal, America’s new army chief in Afghanistan. His expertise is in assassination and “decapitation.” Photo by Getty Images.How Long Does It Take? As far back as President Woodrow Wilson in the early twentieth century, American liberalism … finish reading Barack Obama : So Soon the Assassin

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Has Liberalism ‘Jumped the Shark?’

Image from The Lockeroom. Just like the right-wing would like to force their religion on all Americans ‘for their own good,’ many liberals would like to pass ‘Nanny State’ laws for the good of all Americans. By Ted McLaughlin / … finish reading Has Liberalism ‘Jumped the Shark?’

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Carl Davidson : Bumpy Road Ahead: Obama and the Left

This is a time of great opportunity for progressives in America. The big question facing us is where to go next, and how to get there. It is a question we plan to devote much attention to here on The … finish reading Carl Davidson : Bumpy Road Ahead: Obama and the Left

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Liberals Sneaking Into Canada : Border Officials Concerned

Liberal sociology professor sneaking into Canada‘Canadian border farmers say it’s not uncommon to see dozens of sociology professors, animal-rights activists and Unitarians crossing their fields at night.’Updated October 13, 2008 The flood of American liberals sneaking across the border into … finish reading Liberals Sneaking Into Canada : Border Officials Concerned

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Democrats Have Turned Sharply to the Left

‘They are more liberal than at any time in a generation’By Steven Thomma / August 22, 2008 DENVER — As they meet for their national convention Monday through Thursday, Democrats are poised to shift their party’s course — and the … finish reading Democrats Have Turned Sharply to the Left

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A Progressive Obama? It Takes a Movement.

FDR, our most progressive president, had the support of a massive labor movement. Photo courtesy of Franklin D. Roosevelt Library and Museum.Barack Obama: deeply flawed,and it’s our job to make him betterBy Kathy G. Kathy G. is a shrill feminist, … finish reading A Progressive Obama? It Takes a Movement.

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