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In This Edition

Chris Walker

Ralph Nader

Margaret Kimberley

Jim Hightower

William Rivers Pitt

John Nichols

James Donahue

David Swanson

David Suzuki

Charles P. Pierce

Juan Cole

Robert Reich

Thom Hartmann

And finally in the 'Parting Shots' department Andy Borowitz reports "l," but first, Uncle Ernie

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The Horrors That Are To Come
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Jan. 6 Committee Subpoenas 5 GOP Members Of Congress -Including Kevin McCarthy
By Chris Walker

(c) 2022 Chris Walker is based out of Madison, Wisconsin. Focusing on both national and local topics since the early 2000s, he has produced thousands of articles analysing the issues of the day and their impact on the American people.






The Super Immunity Of Our Fabulously Wealthy Corporate Dictators
The Robber Barons of old have nothing on this new class of digital oligarchs.
By Ralph Nader

(c) 2022 Ralph Nader is a consumer advocate, lawyer, and author. His latest book is The Seventeen Solutions: Bold Ideas for Our American Future. Other recent books include, The Seventeen Traditions: Lessons from an American Childhood, Getting Steamed to Overcome Corporatism: Build It Together to Win, and "Only The Super -Rich Can Save Us" (a novel).








Liberals Drive State Censorship
By Margaret Kimberley

(c) 2022 Margaret Kimberley's Freedom Rider column appears weekly in BAR. Ms. Kimberley lives in New York City, and can be reached via e -mail at Margaret.Kimberley@BlackAgendaReport.Com.







Can The Rest Of The Nation Follow Alabama?

By Jim Hightower

(c) 2022 Jim Hightower's latest book, "If The Gods Had Meant Us To Vote They Would Have Given Us Candidates,"is available in a fully revised and updated paperback edition. Jim writes The Hightower Lowdown, a monthly newsletter chronicling the ongoing fights by America's ordinary people against rule by plutocratic elites. Sign up at HightowerLowdown.org.







Capitalism Is To Blame For How Quickly US COVID Deaths Reached 1 Million
By William Rivers Pitt

(c) 2022 William Rivers Pitt is a senior editor and lead columnist at Truthout. He is also a New York Times and internationally bestselling author of three books: War on Iraq: What Team Bush Doesn't Want You to Know, The Greatest Sedition Is Silence and House of Ill Repute: Reflections on War, Lies, and America's Ravaged Reputation. His fourth book, The Mass Destruction of Iraq: Why It Is Happening, and Who Is Responsible, co_written with Dahr Jamail, is available now on Amazon. He lives and works in New Hampshire.







Killing Of Palestinian-American Journalist Demands Investigation And Accountability
By John Nichols

(c) 2022 John Nichols writes about politics for The Capitol Times. His book on protests and politics, Uprising: How Wisconsin Renewed the Politics of Protest, from Madison to Wall Street, is published by Nation Books. Follow John Nichols on Twitter @NicholsUprising.








Beef Eaters A Major Threat To The Earth
By James Donahue

(c) 2022 James L. Donahue is a retired newspaper reporter, editor and columnist with more than 40 years of experience in professional writing. He is the published author of five books, all dealing with Michigan history, and several magazine articles.










What If Western Saharans Mattered?
By David Swanson

(c) 2022 David Swanson is an author, activist, journalist, and radio host. He is director of WorldBeyondWar.org and campaign coordinator for RootsAction.org. Swanson's books include War Is A Lie. He blogs at DavidSwanson.org and WarIsACrime.org. He hosts Talk Nation Radio. He is a 2015 and 2016 Nobel Peace Prize Nominee. Follow him on Twitter: @davidcnswanson and FaceBook.








Green Living Is Good For You -And The Planet
By David Suzuki

(c) 2022 Dr. David Suzuki is a scientist, broadcaster, author, and co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation.









Our Out-of-Control Political Moment Has Been Joined To Our Insane Attraction To Firearms
Milwaukee, Laguna Hills, Buffalo. American life in 2022.
By Charles P. Pierce

(c) 2022 Charles P. Pierce has been a working journalist since 1976. He is the author of four books, most recently 'Idiot America.' He lives near Boston with his wife but no longer his three children.







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"The rich and large corporations get richer, the CEOs earn huge compensation packages, and when things get bad, don't worry; Uncle Sam and the American taxpayers are here to bail you out. But when you are in trouble, well, we just can't afford to help you, if you are in the working class or middle class of this country."
~~~ Bernie Sanders









Tucker Carlson's 'Great Replacement' Theory Comes From an Anti-US Nazi French Thinker
People like Tucker Carlson are pitifully ignorant of history and so are wielding an anti-American, highly unpatriotic notion for the sake of their television ratings.
By Juan Cole

(c) 2022 Juan R.I. Cole is the founder and chief editor of Informed Comment. He is the Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History at the University of Michigan. He has written extensively on modern Islamic movements in Egypt, the Persian Gulf and South Asia and has given numerous media interviews on the war on terrorism and the Iraq War. He lived in various parts of the Muslim world for nearly 10 years and continues to travel widely there. He speaks Arabic, Farsi and Urdu.







The Second American Civil War Is Already Happening
America will still be America. But it is fast becoming two versions of itself. The open question is: how will the two be civil toward each other?
By Robert Reich

(c) 2022 Robert B. Reich is the Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley, and a senior fellow at the Blum Center for Developing Economies. He has served in three national administrations, most recently as secretary of labor under President Bill Clinton. His latest book is "Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few." His web site is www.robertreich.org.





Abortion: Why Is The Court Using Religious Belief To Alter What Should Be Secular Law?
Republicans not only cling to minority rule, they now want to go to the next step and impose a neofascist Taliban-style government on America run by the morbidly rich and fanatically religious
By Thom Hartmann

(c) 2022 Thom Hartmann is a talk-show host and the author of "The Hidden History of Monopolies: How Big Business Destroyed the American Dream" (2020); "The Hidden History of the Supreme Court and the Betrayal of America" (2019); and more than 25 other books in print.

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Susan Collins Calls 911 After Receiving Copy Of Constitution In Mail
By Andy Borowitz

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