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Don’t expect help from the economy

The economic philosophies of Democrats and Republicans are drastically different. While neither party is interested in dismantling the predatory capitalism that extracts surplus value from workers, Republicans are more interested in reinforcing predatory capitalism and “free markets,” while Democrats are more interested in ameliorating the effects of predatory capitalism and regulating markets in ways that Read More…

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Leimert Park Book Fair delights readers, foodies and political junkies

“When I woke up this morning and opened my eyes, there was mud in my bed, to my surprise.” Kids bubbled with enthusiasm as the 6- 9 tower of a man exemplified the pleasure of reading. A lucky few scored free, autographed copies from retired Los Angeles Lakers A.C. Green, who read from “Metta’s Bedtime Read More…