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THE END OF CAPITALISM?
— Rob Urie on the future of capitalism; James Kilgore on the strange politics of prisons in America; David Macaray digs into the history and influence of the US Chamber of Commerce; Louis Proyect surveys the films of Steven Soderberg; Lee Ballinger on political ballads; Jeffrey St. Clair recounts the history of eugenics in America; JoAnn Wypijewski on the American Memory Machine; Mike Whitney on how Quantitative Easing fattened the wealthy; Chris Floyd on American patsies; and Kristin Kolb on the buy-out of Big Green.
Archives from February 1993
On February 28, 1993 the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms launched its disastrous and lethal raid on the Branch Dividian compound outside Waco, Texas. Even before the raid, members of the US Armed Forces, many of them in civilian dress, were around the compound....