Mark Higgins

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I’m a Bernie Sanders Voter: Here’s Why I’ll Vote Trump | Washington's Blog

Sometimes, things in politics are the opposite of the way they seem. The Presidential contest between the ‘liberal’ Hillary Clinton’ and the …

Middle-class

The NSA won't tell Congress how many Americans it's spying on because our democracy is broken

:(<p>Congress is trying to learn more about the NSA's surveillance programs, and it's not going well. In a letter delivered today to director of National Intelligence James Clapper, a group of 14 legislators (eight Democrats and six Republicans) asked for a ballpark figure on how many Americans are …

Surveillance

Why We’re Never Told Why We’re Attacked

<i>By Joe Lauria. Originally published at Consortium News.</i><p>After a Russian commercial airliner was downed over Egypt’s Sinai last October, Western media …

Bernie Sanders and the Burden of Empire

Juli Hansen | Shutterstock.com<p>One of the main challenges for Left political economy is that the whole of Western political and economic …

Middle-class

How trying something new can change an unchangeable city: Keenan

Today’s New York City — the way its famous streets and celebrated public spaces look and feel and work — was largely shaped by two unelected …

2-minute video: You have no idea what’s really going on, what will happen, and your own importance, so why not live full self-expression for virtue?

<i>hat tip:</i> <i>Films for Action</i><p><i>Sustainable Man</i>’s 2-minute video points to important truths: we have no idea what Life really means, where it’s headed, and …

10 things every Android user should try

Don’t settle with merely accessing your apps, calls and text messages. There’s a reason why you chose Android over the competition! That tiny computer you carry around can do so much, but its true essence is usually hidden and not too advertised. Want to unlock your Android device’s full potential? …

Android News

Bubbles Always Burst: the Education of an Economist

I did not set out to be an economist. In college at the University of Chicago I never took a course in economics or went anywhere near its business …

Capitalism Run Amok: Hungry Kids, Falling Wages and Empty Houses

<b>War Turned Inward</b><p>The fever that gripped the U.S. following the attacks of September, 11, 2001 demonstrated that manufacturing a shared enemy did …

Income Inequality