Losing our cool

CounterPunch
by Stan Cox

08/09/10

I attribute the overwrought tone in most of the responses to that deep fear of any sort of physical discomfort that has come to permeate our society. We aren’t as tough as we used to be. And we appear to be prepared to obliterate as many coal-bearing mountains, kill as many coal miners, poison as many water tables with gas-mining chemicals, blow as many million barrels of crude oil into ocean waters, fight as many bloody wars, and occupy as many countries as necessary to keep the ‘comfort’-producing mechanisms in our homes, businesses, and vehicles powered up...

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America’s defunct political system

Huffington Post
by Michael Brenner

08/09/10

America no longer has a political system. In its place is a vaudeville of celebrity politics, bait-and-switch politics, spin politics. In sum, irresponsible sham politics. We still do have a system of governance, albeit a malfunctioning one whose impairment owes much to the loss of a mature political life...

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