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Paul Street

Paul Street is an independent radical-democratic policy researcher, journalist, historian, author and speaker based in Iowa City, Iowa, and Chicago, Illinois. He is the author of seven books to date: Empire and Inequality: America and the World Since 9/11 (Boulder, CO: Paradigm, 2004); Segregated Schools: Educational Apartheid in the Post-Civil Rights Era(New York: Routledge, 2005); Racial Oppression in the Global Metropolis: a Living Black Chicago History (New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2007); Barack Obama and the Future of American Politics (Boulder, CO: Paradigm, 2008); The Empire’s New Clothes: Barack Obama in the Real World of Power (Paradigm, 2010); (with Anthony DiMaggio) Crashing the Tea Party: Mass Media and the Campaign to Remake American Politics (Paradigm, 2011); and They Rule: The 1% v. Democracy (Paradigm, 2014)

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Standing Rock is ground zero in an epic people’s struggle, the "largest Native American mobilization in almost 150 years."
Donald Trump is the nasty product of angry whites and the exploitation of the working class.
It's not surprising that Wall Street prefers the friend that it knows.
U.S. “liberal” media is shockingly conservative on global affairs.

Top “progressive” Paul Krugman sides with Hillary Clinton against Bernie Sanders

In a recent column opinion writer Roger Cohen notes that “Europe is alarmed by America's’ embrace of a latter-day Mussolini” – namely Donald Trump.
The main thing Santa Claus brought Hillary Clinton is a listless bunch of fellow contenders.
Professors who profess too much are easily fired when hired only by course, semester, or academic year
The Masters of Oil are not stupid.
Obama has continued the U.S. presidential tradition of committing war crimes.