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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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The Great Transformation: From the Welfare State to the Imperial Police State

The Great Transformation: From the Welfare State to the Imperial Police State James Petras -  Introduction: The United States has experienced the biggest political upheaval in its recent history: the transformation of a burgeoning welfare state into a rapidly expanding, … Continue reading

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The Western Welfare State: Its Rise and Demise and the Soviet Bloc

The Western Welfare State: Its Rise and Demise and the Soviet Bloc Introduction: One of the most striking socio-economic features of the past two decades is the reversal of the previous half-century of welfare legislation in Europe and North America. … Continue reading

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The US Social Security At War Against The Elderly

The US Social Security At War Against The Elderly When neoconservatives, politicians, and high ranking military officers speak of a 30-year war against terrorism, there is no discussion about its affordability or whether the one significant attack (September 11, 2001) … Continue reading

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