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TO EDUCATE OR IGNORATE: That is The Question

  by Guest Author Stefan Schindler “Fascism ought more rightly to be called corporatism, since it embodies the fusion of state and corporate power.” Benito Mussolini “That’s how wars start.  Politicians lie to journalists, then believe what they read.” Karl … Continue reading

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Do you hear what I hear?

Photo by Tom Pratt.. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.       Every way I turn my head, I hear echoes from 9/11. What I hear: Thump, thump, thump, thump, thump, thump, thump. The excited heart of … Continue reading

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Blaming the victim (Moral disengagement, part 8)

Blaming the victim is a common form of moral disengagement when nations go to war or try to persuade their citizens to go along with an unpopular war. There are countless examples of the Bush White House arguing that Saddam … Continue reading

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