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Are Hillary and Obama Afraid of Talking About the New Deal?

ZSpace, April 2008

“How refreshing it would be if a presidential candidate reminded us of the experience of the New Deal and defied the corporate elite as Roosevelt did, on the eve of his 1936 re-election. Referring to the determination of the wealthy classes to defeat him, he told a huge crowd at Madison Square Garden: ‘They are unanimous in their hatred for me – and I welcome their hatred’.”

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Sender Garlin

ZSpace, March 2000

“As the twentieth century came to an end last December, an extraordinary man, whose life spanned the century, died at the age of ninety-seven. His name was Sender Garlin.”

http://www.zcommunications.org/sender-garlin-by-howard-zinn

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Kerry Needs the Courage to Walk Away from Iraq

The Miami Herald, September 2004

“William Lloyd Garrison, the great Massachusetts abolitionist, was urged by a friend to speak more cautiously. Garrison replied: ‘Slavery, sir, will not be overthrown without excitement, a tremendous excitement’. War and corporate thievery will not be overthrown without excitement, either.”

http://www.commondreams.org/views04/0916-01.htm

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The Case Against War on Iraq

The Boston Globe, August 2002

“We have a right to wonder if the motive for war is not stopping terrorism but expanding US power and controlling Mideast oil.”

http://www.commondreams.org/views02/0819-01.htm

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McVeigh’s Path to the Death Chamber

The Boston Globe, June 2001

“No one with an ounce of moral understanding can justify the bombing of a building that resulted in the deaths of 168 people. But McVeigh didn’t have to look far to find that the United States government had done just that, but on a larger scale.”

http://www.commondreams.org/views01/0616-01.htm

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