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A Political Disinformation Campaign Is Threatening Our Democracy 

We are in an era of disinformation. That term is thrown around by all political persuasions to accuse their opponents of not being truthful....

The wealthiest push nationalist conspiracy theories to win elections

Recently there has been extensive reporting on how a select group of the wealthiest Americans promotes Donald Trump's accusation that he won the election,...

How Can Hate Speech and Conspiracy Theories be Banned on Social Media?

            The legal answer to that question depends on how the courts treat the status of social media providers. The political answer depends on who...

Media Monopolies Amplify Conspiracy Theories 

While Congress was in session, the Capitol's violent invasion illustrates the power of conspiracy theories to grip average Americans.             The FBI believes that most who...

What happened at Woodstock?

Written by: Nick Licata   Grace Slick of Jefferson Airplane at Woodstock  I usually devote Urban Politics to politics, social movements, and book reviews. This is a...

SDS’s Imploded 50 Years Ago – A Triumph of Extremism

  Written by: Nick Licata   Fifty years ago, this June, the Students for a Democratic Society held its last United National Convention. It was torn apart...

Netflix Series on Rajneeshpuram

Originally Published March 23, 2018  UP – USA – Netflix Series on Rajneeshpuram By Nick Licata The Strange Tale of a Paradise Lost             This month, March 2018, Netflix...

Every Politician Should Live in a Commune

by Nick Licata First published by Communities Magazine on September 7, 2008 - Issue #140 http://www.ic.org/every-politician-should-live-in-a-commune/ Elected legislative bodies are un-intentional communities, whereas housing collectives and co-ops...

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