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Journalistic Malpractice on Russia

“Read the declassified report by the intelligence community that came out in early January,” said (Hillary) Clinton. “Seventeen agencies, all in agreement – which I know from my experience as a senator and secretary of state is hard to get

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Top Down Capitalism

A Review of Nothing is True and Everything is Possible by Peter Pomerantsev.  The review is by Karen Dawish for the Wall Street Journal. excerpts: This is not a state in transition, Mr. Pomerantsev argues, but a postmodern dictatorship that

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Turning on the Spigots

From The Personal And Economic Benefits Of Cheaper Oil at investor’s Business Daily: The U.S. imports about 3.5 billion barrels of oil a year. So a $20 reduction in price is equal to a $70 billion tax cut. And since

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Property and Equality

It is probable that we habitually overestimate the extent to which inequality of incomes is mainly caused by income derived from property, and therefore the extent to which the major inequalities would be abolished by abolishing income from property. What

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