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Biography- Philip A. Farruggio is a free lance columnist, small businessman and WPUL 1590AM radio's host of the "ProActivist Talk Show". Brooklyn NYC born and bred, he is the son and grandson of Brooklyn longshoremen. A graduate of Brooklyn College (class of '74) Philip has had over 60 political columns published in various newspapers and online sites since the 2000 elections. The Counterpunch.com archives contains many of his earlier writings. He can be reached at email@example.com
(3 comments) SHARE Saturday, September 29, 2018 Caveman Amerika
Our nation has become like the character in the 1960 rock song Alley Oop: " He's the toughest man there is alive, Alley Oop, Wearin clothes from a wildcat's hide, Alley Oop, He's the king of the jungle jive, Look at that caveman go! " The movers and shakers of this Military Industrial Empire have transformed my beloved nation into the world's caveman,
SHARE Monday, July 9, 2018 The Callousness of the Corporate Military Empire
A DuPont Corporation armaments factory in southern New Jersey has been contaminating the area around it since the 1880s. What is really troubling is that DuPont, like most callous corporations, never gave a rat's ass about their workers' or local residents' well being.
(2 comments) SHARE Tuesday, January 23, 2018 The Fix is (Always) In
The best examples of the 'Fix being in' were the presidential elections of 2000 and 2004. They revealed to anyone with even half a brain the corrupt nature of this empire. Talk about Banana Republic!
(6 comments) SHARE Friday, August 25, 2017 Anger Misdirected: It's the Empire... Stupid!!
This writer is adding an ending to an old adage. 'Ignorance is bliss... but deadly to those who know better'. We have two recent instances that prove my point, one from the so called ' populist right ' and one from the so called ' populist left'.