Posts Tagged Chris Hedges

July 30th: on the Koch Empire and the Gig-Economy’s Libertarian Threat to Democracy and Society

Context is key. The Bernie Sanders campaign organized the simultaneous meetings of thousands of speech-watching parties last night and did this with sixty paid staff members, half of them field organizers. The Clinton campaign employs around 340 staff members, sixty of them field organizers. And yet the Koch brothers’ big money coalition, lead by Americans […]

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Greece vs. the Troika: the Proxy War Between Democracy and Corporate Totalitarianism

Make no mistake, Greece’s “negotiations” with the troika are a proxy war between the forces of democracy and the global superpower that is corporate totalitarianism. The country where democracy was first conceived is being made an example of by the corporatists, sacrificing the people and the sovereignty of Greece, just to exhibit the collective power […]

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Optimistically Pessimistic Thoughts on TPA

When it comes to the Trans Pacific Partnership, the maneuverings in its regard are more representative of the nature of American politics than the will of the American people. The procedural moves in Congress are disorienting enough that who will be accountable for the screwing of the American people is obscured – the political dealings […]

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