Bloomberg’s Game by Jim Kavanagh

Democrats and Republicans

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by Jim Kavanagh
Writer, Dandelion Salad
The Polemicist
February 26, 2020

There are two things I feel compelled to say about Mike Bloomberg and his candidacy.

Thing One: Thank you, Mike!

In a few weeks, Mike Bloomberg—along with the Democratic Party and its allied media—has demonstrated the reality of class rule more clearly than reams of Marxist analysis could.

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Is America Ready for Socialism? by Finian Cunningham

Capitalism isn't working

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by Finian Cunningham
Writer, Dandelion Salad
East Africa
Crossposted from Strategic Culture Foundation, Oct. 13, 2019
October 21, 2019

Strategic Culture Foundation conducted the following interview with American professor of politics Colin S. Cavell on the seeming emergence of a more leftwing agenda among some Democratic politicians and a more radical consciousness among ordinary American citizens for social and economic equality.

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Elizabeth Warren Could Use Some Elizabeth Peacen by David Swanson + Bernie Sanders Says No to Bloated Defense Budget

by David Swanson
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Dec. 11, 2014

Why people want to become fans of a senator rather than pushing senators to serve the public is beyond me.

Why people want to distract and drain away two years of activism, with the planet in such peril, fantasizing about electing a messiah is beyond me. Continue reading

Warren’s Post Office Proposal: Greg Palast Aims at the Wrong Target by Ellen Brown

by Ellen Brown
Writer, Dandelion Salad
The Web of Debt Blog
March 14, 2014

Post Office & Savings Bank

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Investigative reporter Greg Palast is usually pretty good at peering behind the rhetoric and seeing what is really going on. But in tearing into Senator Elizabeth Warren’s support of postal financial services, he has done a serious disservice to the underdogs – both the underbanked and the US Postal Service itself.

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Open Letter to President Obama on the Nomination of Elizabeth Warren by Ralph Nader

by Ralph Nader
The Nader Page
April 1, 2011

Dear President Obama:

An interesting contrast is playing out at the White House these days—between your expressed praise of General Electric’s CEO, Jeffrey R. Immelt and the silence regarding the widely desired nomination of Elizabeth Warren to head the new Consumer Financial Regulatory Bureau within the Federal Reserve.

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Elizabeth Warren: How Wall Street Got Away with Murder

January 24, 2010

‘Capitalism: A Love Story’ DVD Extra – Harvard Professor Elizabeth Warren on How Wall Street Got Away with Murder

Extended interview with top TARP cop, Harvard Professor, Elizabeth Warren. Shes sassy and real and tells it like it is, wearing a nice light blue wool-tweed suit.

Sometimes wearing nothing at all at

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Maxed Out: Hard Times, Easy Credit and the Era of Predatory Lenders (2006; must-see) + The Money Trap

Dandelion Salad

Note: 1st video no longer available

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