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Why Right-Wingers Think the Way They Do

Hmmm. OK, so there is thought involved.     Why Right-Wingers Think the Way They Do: The Fascinating Psychological Origins of Political Ideology Are left and right a feature (or bug) of evolution? ALTERNET  

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The only thing that matters in life is how good you are at making money — and other gems

Salon “Reading ‘Atlas Shrugged’ is like entering into a strange mirror universe where everything we thought we knew about economics and morality is turned upside down…” 10 (insane) things I learned about the world reading Ayn Rand’s “Atlas Shrugged” The … Lees verder

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The obscene lifestyles of the new global super-rich

Private jets and lavish penthouses are just the tip of the iceberg LYNN STUART PARRAMORE, ALTERNET This article originally appeared on AlterNet. A new crop of global super-rich is pouring into the United States, changing the economic landscape from Manhattan to Los … Lees verder

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How a Satanic Goat Statue Threatens the Christian Right

When Christian activists in Oklahoma got a Ten Commandments monument placed on capitol grounds, they never expected a backlash like this. Reblog from Alternet.org January 9, 2014  |   The design for the Satanist statue proposed for the lawn of the … Lees verder

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10 Greediest People in America | Alternet

December 17, 2013  | Butchers, bakers, and candlestick makers. You won’t find any of them in this latest annual list of America’s most avaricious. You will find wheelers and dealers and even a candy store heiress. The headlines haven’t been particularly … Lees verder

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Our Most Powerful Weapon Against Wall Street? The Rise of Reverse Eminent Domain | Alternet

Wall Street tore the heart out of our economy. It profited wildly by puffing up the housing bubble. It profited wildly again when the federal government provided more than $10 trillion worth of bailout money and loans. And right now, 95 … Lees verder

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Noam Chomsky: America Hates Its Poor | Alternet

              Noam Chomsky: America Hates Its Poor | Alternet.

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