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By PAUL STREET Z Communications | News Analysis Truthout.com A solid majority of Americans has long told pollsters that the wealthy few and their giant corporations and financial institutions exercise too much power in “the world’s most celebrated democracy”[1] the United States. The sentiment is understandable given the nation’s dollar-soaked political system, usefully described by…

Progressives will need to perfect an approach of “critical support” towards the Obama administration. If one really wants to advance an approach of critical support for the incoming Administration, it will mean creating the grassroots organizational structures around the country that are capable of educating and mobilizing the millions of people who are seeking a…

BY WILLIAM BOWLES, http://williambowles.info/ Posted by Bulatlat ALTERNATIVE READER Vol. VIII, No. 4, February 24-March 1, 2008 Harlem, NYC — That both a black man and a woman are the ‘front runners’ in the ‘race’ for the presidency speaks reams about the desperate state of the Union these days, not that the up-coming US election…