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Ron Paul and the mask of capitalist villainy

December 27, 2011

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By Justin Hayden Washington Post columnist Ezra Klein recently tweeted a link to an article disclosing the contents of Ron Paul’s investment portfolio. Evidently, Rep. Paul has invested 64% of his total investments in the stocks of gold and silver mining companies. According to a Connecticut-based investment manager, Paul’s portfolio is “a half-step away from […]

Fire in Cairo: Deadly Clashes in Tahrir Square

November 19, 2011

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By Bruno Fournier After Hosni Mubarak stepped down as President of Egypt back in February, none of the contradictions within the ongoing Egyptian Revolution of 2011 were really resolved.  Power simply went explicitly into the hands of the Army, where it had already rested, behind the scenes, for decades.  Since the fall of Mubarak, Egyptians […]

Why are there so many Ron Paul supporters at Occupy Wall Street?

October 23, 2011

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By Bruno Fournier For the past several weeks, the contingent of Ron Paul supporters at the Occupy Wall Street protest has made its presence felt.  They form a small minority of the mass at Zuccotti Park, but they have made themselves an extremely visible and vocal minority, and, arguably, they have created the best-organized faction […]

Protest Movement Expands to DC, in spite of Steve Jobs

October 7, 2011

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By Larry Duvalier October 6, 2011: an interesting day.  Today’s events found the American upper-middle-class divided along yet another line: between those who spent the day weeping over the death of Steve Jobs, and those who spent the day extending the Occupy Wall Street movement and its offshoots.  Of course, as Selecting Stones has repeatedly […]

The Arab Spring arrives in New York, sort of

September 25, 2011

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By Dawn Occidere You would have to be blind not to see what is happening in the world right now, everywhere, as a whole.  All within the past few months, we have the Arab Spring, riots in the U.K., months of student protests in Chile, and mass demonstrations in Greece and Italy, just to name […]

The Debt Ceiling and the Holy Alliance of Magical Creatures

July 22, 2011

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By Larry Duvalier Last week, the website Business Insider ran a story with the apocalyptic title “40 Facts That Prove The Working Class Is Being Systematically Wiped Out.”  Wow, that’s strongly worded!!  I invite you to take a look at the article because a lot of the facts cited are quite eye-opening.  For example, supposedly […]

The Owl of Minerva flies high over Wasilla, Alaska

May 26, 2011

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By Dawn Occidere As the most common interpretation of Middle Eastern history goes, the Arab countries’ defeat in the 1967 war with Israel marked the beginning of the end of secular Arab nationalism, and the subsequent rise of radical Islamism.  The events of 1967 were a crushing defeat for the secular Arab regimes.  For some […]

Why Ron Paul is a crypto-Marxist, even if he doesn’t realize it

March 5, 2011

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By Larry Duvalier Everyone knows that Ron Paul always goes around talking about “revolutions.”  Revolution this, revolution that.  The fact that he talks about revolutions has nothing to do with why, as I will argue, Ron Paul’s thought it closer to Marxism than the illustrious congressman would care to realize.  Rather, it is specifically how […]

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