Monthly Archives: August 2014

Baby Steps

“The battle for the individual rights of women is one of long standing, and none of us should countenance anything which undermines it.” –Eleanor Roosevelt I have no clue if the assessments and predictions in the following article (from 2012) … Continue reading

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Eating Us Alive

“You show me a capitalist, and I’ll show you a bloodsucker.” –Malcolm X Harsh words? Not at all! Though in fairness I will point out that most of us have little else to offer these self-appointed masters of the universe … Continue reading

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It’s Nothing Personal — Just Good Business

“A man always has two reasons for what he does; a good reason – and the real one.” –J. P. Morgan and the same goes for countries and corporations, it seems. I should warn everyone: if your cynicism and paranoia … Continue reading

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Long Time Passing

What the hell do we keep on fighting for? Can’t we see by now — there is no just war? – LLF Anniversaries are meaningless. Yet it’s hard not to think about today’s centenary — the beginning of a horror … Continue reading

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