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The Socialist Origins of the Pledge of Allegiance (tags)
Francis Bellamy, a Christian socialist, wrote the Pledge of Allegiance in 1892 as a critique of the rampant greed, misguided materialism, and hyper-individualism of the Gilded Age. But you'd never know that by reading CNN contributor Bob Greene's column earlier this week called "The Peculiar History of the Pledge of Allegiance."
The Financialization of Capital and the Crisis (tags)
The stock market- and real estate-bubble occur in advanced capitalism. The government response was to create a second bubble, the great bubble transfer. The real estate bubble crashed last summer. John Bellamy Foster teaches at the University of Oregon and is editor of Monthly Review.
military salute in USA became Nazi salute (tags)
The infamous straight-armed salute came from the military salute and the pledge of allegiance to the flag in the USA