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Paul Street: Happiness v. Property: From Jefferson and Franklin to Cuba and the United States

When it comes to the pursuit of property, the “rich” U.S. has state socialist Cuba beat hands down. When it comes to human well-being, “poor” Cuba wins just as decisively

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Paul Street: Democracy Wrecked Again: On the Fast Track of Corporate Authoritarianism

Washington runs on corporate and financial cash, connections, reach, and propaganda, not public opinion

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Paul Street: Race Violence, Gun Violence: Reflections on Obama’s Charleston Comments

At some point, we as a country will have to reckon with the depth, degree, and relevance of anti-Black white societal, institutional, and cultural racism in American life

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Paul Street: The Silly Season: Reflections From Iowa

The leading hog and corn producer in the nation is already crawling with wannabe presidents

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Paul Street: Enough with the Holy Founders and Their Undemocratic Constitution

Serious advocates of popular sovereignty should call for – imagine – a new U.S. Constitutional Convention

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Paul Street: Theater of the Absurd

Elected in the brand name of peace, Barack Obama has joked to his White House staff that he is “good at killing people”

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Paul Street: No Respect for the Poor, Working or Not

Respect for workers will only be won from the bottom up, through collective and militant action

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Paul Street: May Day: Four Interrelated Meanings

An environmentally cancerous super-abundance of consumer goods, far beyond real human and social “use-value” needs, is widely available in the U.S. But free time is a relatively scarce “commodity”

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Paul Street: Cuba’s Socialist Spirit Level

The makers of the United Nations’ Human Development Index have found that Cuba is the only country on the planet to combine a quality of life consistent with “high human development” with a globally sustainable carbon footprint

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Paul Street: Beyond Manufacturing Consent

US movies (like US television sit-coms and dramas and video games) are loaded with richly “Orwellian” political and ideological content

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