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Tuesday, December 4, 2012

''The Archeology of Decline: Debtpocalypse and the Hollowing Out of America''

From TomDispatch via Truth-Out
By Steve Fraser

''Debtpocalypse” looms.  Depending on who wins out in Washington, we’re told, we will either free fall over the fiscal cliff or take a terrifying slide to the pit at the bottom.  Grim as these scenarios might seem, there is something confected about the mise-en-scène, like an un-fun Playland.  After all, there is no fiscal cliff, or at least there was none -- until the two parties built it.''

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