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Why We Should Applaud Trump’s Tariffs

Greg Palast 

Have Progressives lost their minds? We protested in Seattle against a tariff-free world in which workers in every nation are pitted in a contest to see who will work for lowest wages. The majority of Democratic senators voted against ...more

God Damn America
Especially Pennsylvania

Greg Palast 

Sunday, March 23, 2008, Forest City, PA

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The kids were snoozing so I drove along the back roads skirting the Lackawanna River on a dawn hunt for black coffee and aSheriffs Notice by Greg Palast newspaper.

I think even Norman Rockwell would have found this place too sticky sweet, too postcard: the weathered barns, the fallow fields perfectly snow-frosted; red, white and blue flags already up on the clapboard farmhouses and the white-washed church in the valley already full for Easter prayers.

At a gas station, I scored the paper and coffee, spilled some on the front page – the closest thing I’ve got to a religious ritual – then parked in front of a row of insanely pretty salt-box houses shining like mad teeth on the river bank.

One was missing …more