Michael Parenti: Profit Pathology and Its Alternatives + Q&A


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with Michael Parenti
Featured Writer
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Sept. 17, 2011

on Sep 16, 2011

http://www.uvursu.com *disclaimer* The views of the speaker do not necessarily reflect the views of the Revolutionary Students Union as a whole.

The RSU itself is non-tendency, but is firmly anti-capitalist.

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Imagining Obama Dressing Down the Big Boys by Ralph Nader

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by Ralph Nader
The Nader Page
September 19, 2011

Tax the Rich!

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Imagine a private meeting between President Barack Obama and 25 mega barons of U.S. business at the White House Indian Treaty Room.

President Obama: “Gentlemen and Lady, I’ve invited you here today to give you a preview of an address I will deliver in a month before the national convention of the National Association for Community Economies in Kansas City, Kansas. Before I do that, let’s have some frank talk:

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Greg Palast, Cornel West, Bernie Sanders, Thom Hartmann, Tony Schultz, Jim Hightower and Dennis Kucinich at Fighting Bob Fest

Capitalism Sucks - Graffiti on Closed Factory

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with Greg Palast
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
Sept. 19, 2011

Fighting Bob Fest 2011

on Sep 18, 2011

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The Rev. Jeremiah Wright Recalls Obama’s Fall From Grace by Chris Hedges

by Chris Hedges
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
Sept. 19, 2011

Corcovado jesus

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Barack Obama’s politically expedient decision to betray and abandon his pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, exposed his cowardice and moral bankruptcy. In that moment, playing the part of Judas, he surrendered the last shreds of his integrity. He became nothing more than a pawn of power, or as Cornel West says, “a black mascot for Wall Street.” Obama, once the glitter of power fades, will have to grapple with the fact that he was a traitor not only to his pastor, the man who married him and Michelle, who baptized his children and who kept him spiritually and morally grounded, but to himself. Wright retains what is most precious in life and what Obama has squandered—his soul.

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