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Faith in the things that good humans can do   It was the apocalypse A time when the worse angels of our nature reigned The incomprehensibly long years July 1914 until November 1918 It was the end of civilization, everything

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It’s 2017 and no one would dispute that Germany is indeed “Europe’s pre-emininent power.” But on April 6, one hundred years ago America declared war for the explicit purpose of preventing this, though no one was really sure what the

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Washington Post article quoting Keeping Democracy Alive s Burt Cohen &
1% vs. 99%BlogClintonElection 2016Electoral OpportunitiesNational PolicyPopulismPressWomen

Washington Post Politics – Inside the exclusive events helping to fund Clinton and the Democratic Party Washington Post quotes KDA’s Burt Cohen on money in politics See Article: https://www.washingtonpost.com

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A huge crowd greeted Bernie Sanders a few days ago. Why is there such widespread enthusiasm? Because Americans on the left and right are fed up with the new status quo: a government owned and controlled by the very richest

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An amazing role model. http://forward.com/articles/217505/danny-schechter-was-an-observant-jew-even-if-he-ra/

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WBCN and Danny Schechter
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I lost an old friend, a great mentor, but the world lost an important voice: Danny Schechter, to pancreatic cancer last week. Many remember him from the golden age of  WBCN, “Danny Schechter Your News Dissector,” and that he did.

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populism explained
1% vs. 99%BlogClintonEconomyEducationElection 2016Electoral OpportunitiesEnergyFreedom & RIghtsMilitarism & PoliceNational PolicyTea PartyWar

On one hand, the turnout in last November’s elections was pitiful. On the other, there are huge numbers of a massive yet largely untapped political energy. Unfortunately, the only organized political reach-out to these justifiably angry citizens so far has

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