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  •  I saw a tweet yesterday (3+ / 0-)

    that said they wondered what Russia thought of all of this.  Cracked me up.  I wonder too.  Feels like we're almost on a level playing field with them now when it comes to civil liberties.


    "Justice is a commodity"

    by joanneleon on Tue Sep 18, 2012 at 07:27:06 AM PDT

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    •  Here's an article by Chomskey (2+ / 0-)
      Recommended by:
      joanneleon, aliasalias
      The Soviet Union Versus Socialism
      http://www.chomsky.info/...

      Written back in the '80s, its a good read today. He explains how Leninism and capitalism fell prey to the same authoritarianism. It's an interesting comparison.

      When the world's two great propaganda systems agree on some doctrine, it requires some intellectual effort to escape its shackles.

      "In times of universal deceit, telling the truth will be a revolutionary act". -George Orwell

      by ZhenRen on Tue Sep 18, 2012 at 09:44:55 AM PDT

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