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Adam Marletta
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Rebel without a pause.
Rebel without a pause.

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Welcome To the Police State
The preemptive mobilization of state police and the National Guard in Ferguson, MO , in anticipation of a grand jury's long-awaited verdict on whether or not to indict Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed unarmed black man, Michael Brown, g...

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Veterans For Peace Not Welcome in Veterans Day Parade
Members of Veterans for Peace, Boston, being arrested at the city's 2007 Veterans Day Parade. Parade organizers denied VFP permission to attend the march. They showed up anyway. Click here for the full story. Spectators at Portland, Maine's annual Veterans ...

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Bulls on Parade
A Midterm Postmortem A neighbor a few houses down from me has had two large signs posted on his lawn for the last month now. They read, "Save America: Vote Republican!" I imagine he is quite happy with the outcome of last week's midterm elections . Of cours...

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Vote Nobody
George Will was right:  Elections are not about "whether elites shall rule, but which elites shall rule." The late Howard Zinn once remarked of the United States' stifling two-party duopoly, "If the gods had wanted us to vote they would have given us candid...

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Ebola and the Need For Single-Payer Health Care
A screenshot from Fox News' Sean Hannity Show. Forget about Ebola. The real disease is capitalism. America is a strange country--a "land of superstition," as Henry David Thoreau wrote. Our sensationalized, "If-It-Bleeds-It-Leads" corporate media has us all ...

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Foul Play
Photo from ESPN.com . On the intersection between sports and militarism. Is there any greater evidence of the violence routinely celebrated in American culture than the popularity of professional sports? The question is not meant to be hyperbolic or rhetori...

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Eric Holder: A Dubious Legacy
Attorney General Eric H. Holder's announcement last week that he intends to leave the White House after six years in the Obama administration has lead to a series of debates among the cable-news talking-heads and political elites about his legacy.  Given ho...

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Battlefield Earth
Why Obama's war with ISIS is bound to fail, and why the "War on Terror" will never end. In May of 2013, President Barack Obama announced his plan for "wrapping up" the "War on Terror." While his supposed end-game for the now 13-year-long, Cold War-style con...
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