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May 2008 Issue:

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Inflation: Why Do Prices Keep Rising?

Inflation is the oldest known form of  wholesale robbery of the people.  Historically, this robbery has been carried out behind an array of smoke and mirrors, while the corporate media does its job of throwing “learned dirt” into the eyes of the people.

The people stagger out of the grocery store staring at the check out list, shaking their heads in disbelief. No one has to tell them we are caught in a dangerous spiral of inflation. The government spin masters show us figures to prove there is no or little inflation. Their figures conveniently leave out “volatile” items such as food and fuel. Looking at inflation we must proceed from the old warning that figures don’t lie—but liars can figure. more


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Why Revolutionaries Need a Press

Help Us Continue Speaking the Truth

EDITORIAL: May Day: Made in the U.S.A.

Inflation: Why Do Prices Keep Rising?

Forgotten Men Outreach Mission

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An End to The Silent Famine

Without Redeeming Social Value

Defending Human Rights on May Day 2008

Living Wage Movement Re-Sparked in Nashville

Isolation Torture at Tamms Supermax Prison

A Mother Seeks Justice For Her Son

Fresno Mayor Admits City's Homeless Plan is a Failure

What's Behind the Fresno Homeless Task Force?

A Whole New World

New film ‘Water Front’ deals with water struggle in Michigan


American Axel Strike: A Missed Opportunity

Cinco de Mayo: A Holiday That Both Countries Should Celebrate

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Corporate Power Rules in Berrien County

Updates From Pinkney Defense Committee:

Saving Benton Harbor from the Big Corporations

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