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March 1919 post-WWI military parade.  New York Gov. Al Smith (far left), Bill Hearst (center), Franklin Roosevelt (far right).
One of the more enduring myths accepted as reality in our modern society is that America has a relatively free press. The ruling authorities and their entrenched accomplices promote that lie as diligently as they work to ensure that it never again becomes true. America did have a mostly free and independent press until the... Read More
My earlier post,
Scientist/historian Peter Turchin (who was recently
We've Been Here Before
October 29, marks the 80th anniversary of the Stock Market Crash of 1929, the event which most historians point to as the beginning of the Great Depression. On Black Tuesday, traders dumped 16 million shares in one day, sending the markets into freefall.  In the months that followed, stocks rallied -- sometimes for long periods... Read More