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Chris Sturr
Co-editor of Dollars & Sense ( , ), the Boston-based, 43-year-old magazine of left economic analysis and reporting.
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Chris Sturr 12s
What? No, Luci is real, and good people.
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Chris Sturr 20m
What's disappointing is how many people clicked on "like." (I include myself.)
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Electronic Intifada 2h
Fake feminist group used rapper's image without her approval
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Bernie Sanders 18h
This government shutdown is part of the long-term, anti-government ideology paid for by the Koch brothers.
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Chris Sturr 2h
Replying to @chapodaphouse
That would be unfortunate if true.
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So I agree with you guys that people who voted for Trump were hugely misguided and will suffer for it (except the wealthy people who did). But the blame lies not with them as much as with the powerful people who brought us to these levels of inequality and austerity.
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Chris Sturr 2h
We need aggressive social democratic policies to help people: direct job-creation by the government, steep progressive taxation, affordable housing, health care. By failing to offer these things, the Dems left an opening to right-wing populism.
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Chris Sturr 2h
This way of looking at things might make sense if this started under Trump. But take a look at this chart by . It happened under Obama and Clinton too. Voting Democrat hasn't stopped the trend of massive inequality.
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Chris Sturr 3h
Replying to @kevinp0823 @CNN
If you think about it, Kevin, it's impossible to "earn" billions. You're living off other people's labor and taking advantage of government policies that favor you (like monopoly copyright protection). So no, not "earned."
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Chris Sturr 3h
You are incredibly naive if you think protecting the world (vs making it safe for profit) is why the US spends so much on the military. Turn off Fox News.
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Chris Sturr 3h
Chelsea, post-commutation, has always struck me as razor-sharp in her critiques of imperialism and militarism. If there's anything at all to the claim she's trying to bridge some divide--which is in fact an unbridgeable chasm--between Nazis and the left, that's a huge problem.
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Hm, seems a little transphobic to attribute "confusion" to a trsnswoman. Maybe the running theory is that someone who is "confused" about gender must be confused about politics? If not, what's the source of the claim that she's "confused"?
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Chris Sturr 3h
She didn't say anything about bridging the divide, though, did she? You are right that that would be a non-starter.
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Chris Sturr 3h
Good parallel. I got blocked by for criticizing her for that suggestion, and I just got blocked by for criticizing her collecting "receipts" about without investigating.
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Chris Sturr 4h
She finally blocked me for simply telling her she should ask why she was there before impugning her motives.
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Marshall Steinbaum 4h
If Dems cave again, DREAMers & all immigrants & their families should take note. They’ve been jerked around far too long—time to play hardball.
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Chris Sturr 4h
This is ridiculous. Do you know any immigrants? They bust their asses working crappy jobs, often moving here because our military adventures fucked up their countries.
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Chris Sturr 4h
Hm, during the Vietnam War and bombing of Cambodia?
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Chris Sturr 4h
You have no idea what you're talking about. Lay off the Fox News.
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Chris Sturr 4h
The same way every other advanced industrialized country does. Through taxes and sovereign currency.
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