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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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Paul Street: Look Home, Obama

People who live in glass, dollar-drenched houses of fake democracy should not throw stones

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Paul Street: The IS Shock, the ‘New Cold War,’ and the Unmentionable History of US Empire

The United States’ complicity, along with its satellites and allies, in the rise of ISIS, goes back at least to the late Cold War era

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Paul Street: Barack Obama, Monty Python, and the U.S. Threat to Venezuela

The United States President recently told his fellow US-of-Americans that Venezuela – yes, Venezuela – is an “unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States”

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Paul Street: The Ruling Class Never Lost Its Way – or Its Power

US capital never lost its way or its dominant role in American society

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Paul Street: Capitalist Cotton Slavery and a Case (One Would Think) for Reparations

Review of The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Rise of American Capitalism, by Edward E. Baptist

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Paul Street: Where “American Sniper” Fails

Imperial America has been calling those who dare to resist its murderous expansions “savages” since the colonial and early revolutionary eras

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Paul Street: An Absence of Outrage

Why this unsettling contrast, reflecting remarkable public indifference of most of the US white populace to the regular heinous police murder of Black Americans?

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Paul Street: A Narrow Historical Row Over “Selma”

In the wake of the recent release of the powerful movie “Selma,” an intra-Democratic debate of sorts has emerged

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