Monthly Archives: February 2009

The Working Class Strikes Back

On Friday Dec. 5th 2008, an event occured on the near-north side of Chicago that sent a chill up the spine of corporate America and inspired working people around the world. A small factory of 200 workers refused to go … Continue reading

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Blackwater Expands Despite Recent Iraq Ban

On January 29, 2009, the Iraqi government barred Blackwater Worldwide, Inc. (BW) from providing security for U.S. diplomats in Iraq because its alleged involvement in the 2007 deaths of at least seventeen civilians in Nisour Square in Baghdad. This, however, … Continue reading

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Is “The Big One” Coming?

On January 12, 2009, Paul Craig Roberts reported in “Counterpunch” that if the unemployment rate were calculated as it used to be prior to 1980, it would stand at 17.5% today, as opposed to the official figure, which is less … Continue reading

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The Terrorist Assault on the People of Gaza

Terrorism is the deliberate violent targeting of civilians for political and/or military ends. Those who use terrorism always try to make it seem legitimate. Hamas sends rockets into southern Israel because Israel has taken former Arab land and homes and … Continue reading

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New Blog by Public i Writer

”Wage slavery got you down? Feeling like you’re not 100% in command of your own destiny? For a worm’s eye view of the smoke-and-mirrors economy, the world, and life under Oz, check out Ricky Baldwin’s new blog theclayeater.blogspot.com. The name … Continue reading

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A Matter of Time

”I come to say to you this afternoon, however difficult the moment, (Yes, sir) however frustrating the hour, it will not be long, (No sir) because “truth crushed to earth will rise again.” (Yes, sir) How long? Not long, (Yes, … Continue reading

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