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  • Why the Sanders "Revolution" Must Take on the Permanent War State

    By Gareth Porter, Truthout | Op-Ed

    Nina Turner, a former Ohio state senator, speaks to the crowd at The People's Summit at McCormick Place in Chicago, June 18, 2016. (Photo: Kelly Wenzel / The New York Times)Nina Turner, a former Ohio state senator, speaks to the crowd at The People's Summit at McCormick Place in Chicago, June 18, 2016. (Photo: Kelly Wenzel / The New York Times)

    The People's Summit that emerged out of Bernie Sanders supporters' grassroots energy has failed to deal seriously with the problem of the "permanent war state" -- the central power bloc in the United States government that looms menacingly over everything the movement hopes to accomplish.

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  • Let's Face It: "Capitalism With a Conscience" Is Still Capitalism

    Let's Face It: "Capitalism With a Conscience" Is Still Capitalism

    By Kevin Cashman, Truthout | Op-Ed

    For those who are socially conscious or who are anti-capitalists, investing money is usually an inherently distasteful endeavor. Trying to find investments in the financial industry that are truly ''socially responsible'' is a losing game. However, index funds are as close as one can get to opting-out of the financial system without jeopardizing future security. No matter your financial situation, there are ways of advocating for a better financial system.

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  • On Women Who Oppose Hillary Clinton: A Conversation With Liza Featherstone

    On Women Who Oppose Hillary Clinton: A Conversation With Liza Featherstone

    By Dan Falcone and Sasha Silverman, Truthout | Interview

    Author and professor Liza Featherstone is the editor of the anthology False Choices: The Faux Feminism of Hillary Rodham Clinton. In this exclusive interview with Truthout, Featherstone discusses the presumptive Democratic nominee's "trickle-down feminism" and how Hillary Clinton's policies ultimately fail most women.

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