Coronavirus and Rightwing Rebellion

Coronavirus and Rightwing Rebellion: Retreading a Tired Narrative by Anthony DiMaggio Excerpt – worth reading the whole article “…To be clear, these recent right-wing demonstrations are largely a reiteration of old populist campaigns in support of “limited government” rhetoric and “free market” politics. They provide cover for reactionary efforts to enhance corporate power and profits […]

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It Feels Awful to be Right by Frank Kashner

“The most deaths and the greatest economic destruction“ I feel a little like Cassandra, the mythological woman whose curse was to see the impending future but have nobody believe her.  I saw the future because historian Nancy MacLean, in her book Democracy in Chains, accurately portrayed what has been happening in the United States over […]

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KochNet – $1 billion to cut CDC

From The Intercept – thanks Ann J. Charles Koch Network Pushed $1 Billion Cut to CDC, Now Attacks Shelter-in-Place Policies for Harming BusinessLee Fang March 26 2020, 3:20 p.m. Americans for Prosperity, the pro-corporate pressure group founded and funded by billionaire industrialist Charles Koch, wants employees to return to work despite desperate pleas from public […]

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