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The Religious and Social Crises and Political Consequences

The Religious and Social Crises and Political Consequences By James Petras – James Petras Website. – Introduction: The opening long decade of the 21st century (2000-2012) has been a period of repeated and profound economic and social crises, of serial … Continue reading

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The Great Social Security Robbery

The Great Social Security Robbery By James Petras ( James Petras Blog ) Introduction: The leaders of both major parties, Congress, the White House, the editorial writers, journalists of all the principle newspapers and most academic economists claim that Social … Continue reading

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Elite Intrigues: It’s Not About Sex, Stupid!

Elite Intrigues: It’s Not About Sex, Stupid! By James Petras – Introduction: The headline stories claim that CIA Director General David Petraeus resigned as head of the CIA because of an adulterous relation with his young biographer and that General … Continue reading

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Venezuelan Elections: a Choice and Not an Echo

Venezuelan Elections: a Choice and Not an Echo Introduction: On October 7th, Venezuelan voters will decide whether to support incumbent President Hugo Chavez or opposition candidate Henrique Capriles Radonski. The voters will choose between two polar opposite programs and social … Continue reading

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Venezuela’s Oil Refinery Blaze: Seven Good Reasons to Suspect Sabotage

Venezuela’s Oil Refinery Blaze: Seven Good Reasons to Suspect Sabotage You can’t exclude any hypothesis … It’s practically impossible that here in an [oil] installation like this which is fully automated everywhere and that has thousands of responsible workers night and day, … Continue reading

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The 18th CPC Party Congress Special: The Coming of a Second Chinese Social Revolution?

The 18th CPC Party Congress Special: The Coming of a Second Chinese Social Revolution? China: Rise, Fall and Re-Emergence as a Global Power: Some Lessons from the Past By Prof. James Petras via The 4th Media. Introduction The study of … Continue reading

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The Rise of the Police State and the Absence of Mass Opposition

The Rise of the Police State and the Absence of Mass Opposition By James Petras & Robin Eastman Abaya. Introduction: One of the most significant political developments in recent US history has been the virtually unchallenged rise of the police … Continue reading

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