Tag Archives: Noam Chomsky

New Year’s Resolution 3: Engaging New Leaders

By Kathie MM Selected New Year’s Resolution of the Day: Engage new leaders at every level of the political system. The country’s government is a mess, has been so for ages , and is getting worse.  That’s why you frequently … Continue reading

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Just for a change: Messages to live by

by Kathie MM As currently envisioned, the U.S. Peace Memorial  will consist of twelve walls, or facets, containing engraved peace quotes from famous Americans (including, for example, Noam Chomsky, Martin Luther King Jr., Jeanette Rankin, Margaret Mead, Albert Einstein) as … Continue reading

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Profiting from Prisons: The Evil Corporation Connection Part 2

  This is Part 2 of a series by Dot Walsh. My research on for-profit prisons   brought me to a G4S site  advertising security products and services in 125 countries. Intimately connected with the military,  G4S actively recruits and … Continue reading

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“The poor complain; they always do” (Globalization, Part 1)

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Today’s title is the first line from a verse by Canadian economist Gerald Helleiner: The poor complain; they always do But that’s just idle chatter Our system brings reward to all At least all those who matter. Noam Chomsky offered this … Continue reading

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