Tag Archives: State Capitalism

Joe Bageant: A Short History of the United States of Amnesia

The Bastards Never DieBy Joe Bageant / July 31, 2009 A short history of why we eat oil, can’t smoke pot, and why assault weapons are so expensive in our hour of need (With running commentary by THE SCREAMING MAN) … Continue reading

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Baxter Contaminates Flu Vaccine with Live Virus

‘Accidental’ Contamination Of Vaccine With Live Avian Flu Virus Virtually ImpossibleBy Paul Joseph Watson / March 5, 2009 Czech newspapers are questioning if the shocking discovery of vaccines contaminated with the deadly avian flu virus which were distributed to 18 … Continue reading

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We Won’t Pay for Your Crisis !!

In December 2001 Argentina was caught by street protests when former President Fernando de la Rua froze bank accounts to pay off the country’s foreign debt. The continuing protests, street riots, and looting of shops caused De la Rua to … Continue reading

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Marilyn Buck from the Greybar: Thoughts on the Recent Election

Marilyn J. Buck was an activist in Austin, Texas in the late sixties. She was a staffer on The Rag, the underground newspaper that was The Rag Blog’s inspiration. She is also a former editor of the original SDS’ New … Continue reading

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Varieties of State Capitalism : China’s Plan to Kickstart its Economy

An elevated highway site near Hangzhou, the sort of project that would be financed in a new economic stimulus package. Photo by Qilai Shen / European Pressphoto Agency.‘China has a more efficient kind of state-nourished capitalism; they can mandate that … Continue reading

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