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Third Way Democrats are neoliberals.

Neoliberalism in a nutshell:

Anti-democratic in that politics are based on $ rather than votes
Maximized profits for the few over maximized utility for society
Labor arbitrage and loss of power by labor
Upward redistribution of wealth, income, and political power.
State and corporate violence to spread and maintain the status quo of neoliberal policy.

Unfortunately in the USA, the leadership of both Democratic Party and GOP are are dominated by neoliberals.

Think Friedman.

Klein's Shock Doctrine is a good primer.

All 20 volumes of the Curtis Collection online

All 20 volumes of the Curtis Collection online

including photos and text and a search function


I have never alerted at DU3 but would occasionally at DU2 because of the crazy or blatant disinfo.

The stated plans at DU3 are to be transparent about about alerts and successful alerts by poster in the future.

Jury calls at DU3 seem to be either obvious or mind pretzels, have no shame in dropping out of a jury. I don't.

I would like to see a comprehensive real-time site meter at DU3.

Posting rate and breadth seem to have diminished in the change-over.

I think I like the new format except miss the old greatest page with likes to other sources and so on.

The new portal pages need much work IMO.

GOP stink and corruption lies (pun) deep in multi-generation Alabama politics nt


Everything from Rove to GWB to Drummond Coal to Habart Construction to Thyseen Steel to Natalee Holloway goes missing.

Five neo-con website, 4 linked, showed up almost immediately

Atwood's Handmaiden's Trail is the theological edition of 1984 or Brave New World.

I am perplexed about the World.

Here is a link to a Japan Quake Map.

There have been over 1800 quakes over 4.0 in or near Japan since March 11, 2011.

The map is current.

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