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Law And Odor

A perfect snapshot of mafia capitalism at work. These snapshots are not hard to come by. Rahm Emanuel, Chicago’s mayor and formerly Obama’s chief of staff when they made the courageous decision to honor contracts that paid out bonuses to the criminal AIG, now feels that there’s no choice but to take the opposite approach to contractual obligations since poor people are in danger of benefitting. The default position of fascists holding political office is to economically weaken the people, thereby politically weakening them, as Chomsky reminds us in his talk with Malalai Joya. The people shall have NO SAY in matters affecting them. Continue reading

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