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A failed experiment

The American experiment appears to be almost over. The once-great United States, the former model and inspiration for enlightened Western culture, is degenerating into a mass of ugly contradictions as it slides ever rightward, caving in to the selfishness and mean-spiritedness of ascendant conservatism. Continue reading

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Is America a “failed state”?

Compare the situation in America today to the aspirations and expectations of the Founders: The Founders intended the nation to be a representative democracy; it has become a representative plutocracy: the wealthy rule through their representatives, whether elected politicians or … Continue reading

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