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(Monday, they got rid of gov #health 'care')
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On Tuesday, we drop all #college #loans for anything but #medical #professions and #STEM (which will be based 100% on academic merit, alone), and we completely #defund public #education over four years, starting with the 4th, 8th, and 12th grades, advancing backwards one year every year. 5% of the savings is allocated to #
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A history Lesson with applications for today...

FDR’s War on Wall Street


The new president laid down the gauntlet in his inaugural speech on March 4th saying: “The money-changers have fled from their high seats in the temple of our civilization. We may now restore that temple to the ancient truths. The measure of the restoration lies in the extent to which we apply social values more noble than mere monetary profit.”

FDR declared a war on Wall Street on several levels, beginning with his support of the Pecorra Commission which sent thousands of bankers to prison, and exposed the criminal activities of the top tier of Wall Street’s power structure who manipulated the depression, buying political offices and pushing fascism. Ferdinand Pecorra who ran the commission called out the deep state when he said “this small group of highly placed financiers, controlling the very springs of economic activity, holds more real power than any similar group in the United States.”

Pecorra’s highly public
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Venezuela Is An Opportunity For Russia And China To Change The World


By Paul Craig Roberts

Nothing better illustrates Washington’s opposition to #democracy and self-determination than the blatantly public #coup Washington has organized against the properly elected president of Venezuela.

#Washington has been trying to #overthrow the #Venezuelan #government for years. Washington wants the state owned oil company to be privatized so that it can fall into the hands of #US #... Show more...
 
"Ironically, if the Trump administration is serious about competing with China in Africa, or anywhere else in the developing world, it should begin by engaging the continent on its own terms rather than treating it as the venue for a geopolitical struggle against Beijing."

I could never claim to be an uncritical fan of Chinese trade with Africa -- having seen up close the kind of crap they export to countries like Mauritania, where I served with the Peace Corps -- but this piece has some teeth. Want to get African nations to take the U.S. more seriously, Trump fans? Well, start maybe by not letting Embassies almost close during the #shutdown... that is, unless we want the convo conducted on Twitter alone...

https://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/united-states/article/2183622/china-has-nothing-fear-americas-africa

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Woe to the Church Called #Roman and #Catholic

5/14/05 From The #Lord, Our #God and #
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Woe to the Church Called #Roman and #Catholic

5/14/05 From The #Lord, Our #God and #Savior
The #Word of The Lord Spoken to Timothy
For All Those Who Have Ears to Hear

Thus says The Lord: Beware, O peoples of the #church called #mother. For she is a #harlot, a false way, a deceitful #... Show more...
 
Aleqx Q - about 2 hours ago

“Democratic confederalism is understood as a #nation-state democratic nation organization. It provides a framework, within which inter alia minorities, religious communities, cultural groups, gender-specific groups and other societal groups can organize autonomously. This model may also be seen as a way of organizing a democratic nation and #culture. The democratization process in Kurdistan is not limited to matters of form but, rather, propose a broad societal project aiming at economic, social and political sovereignty in all parts of society. It advances the building of necessary institutions and creates the instruments for democratic #self-government and control. It is a continuous and long-term process. Elections are not the only means in this context. Rather, this is a dyna... Show more...
 

Musk mulls taking Tesla private, Saudi sovereign fund builds $2B stake


Elon Musk said he’s considering taking Tesla Inc. private in a radical step that would ease pressure on the money-losing automaker.
Article word count: 627

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=17709068
Posted by fludlight (karma: 1244)
Post stats: Points: 196 - Comments: 178 - 2018-08-07T18:13:45Z

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