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I Want a Revolution Like This One


Historically speaking, most political revolutions do not end well.  They create violent, bloody counter-revolutions in reaction.  The American Revolution (1775-1783) was highly unusual.  We didn’t have a counter-revolution.  There are other kinds of revolutions too, revolutions in ideas. Continue reading


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More is Not Better

The lives of ordinary workers in the U.S. are full of pressure, anxiety and isolation.  People are told they should live in big homes and drive big cars and own big televisions.  We need big garages to park in and big closets for all those shoes and clothes.  The cost of all this excess is much bigger than the amount of money needed to pay for it. Continue reading

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