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The boss is spying

The media has been awash with articles on U.S. government surveillance since the bombshell revelations by Edward J. Snowden. The data mining by large U.S. corporations gets less attention. It relies not only on sophisticated electronic devices, but on the currency of fear and sheer intimidation which would make a Big Brother tyrant proud. Continue reading

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In the belly of the beast

From the May-June 2012 issue of News & Letters: Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, 2012-2013 (continued from yesterday) II. In the belly of the beast A. Occupy and anti-Occupy The very new phenomenon of the Occupy Movement brought this moment of … Continue reading

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Readers’ Views, January-February 2012 (part 1)

From the January-February issue of News & Letters: Readers’ Views (part 1) THE STATE OF THE WORLD AS WE BEGIN 2012 I’m deeply enamored of the contents of every issue of N&L. This is because the articulation of the various … Continue reading

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