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textHey Joe, Where You Going With That Pentagon in Your Hands? by Norman Solomon
War profiteers on the march...
Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2020 10:42AM
textTrump is defeated by Joachim Bischoff and Bernhard Mueller
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are the new presidential team of the United States. In the weeks leading up to their inauguration on January 20, 2021, the incumbent who has been voted out of office puts many obstacles in their way. Donald Trump still sees himself as the winner of the election and tries to overturn the result in several states. Joe Biden has clearly won the presidential election....
Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2020 8:06AM
textBiden Didn't Steal The Election From Trump! by Lloyd Hart
The US military and it's faithful corporate minions stole the election from the American people...
Posted: Sun Nov 22, 2020 10:43PM
textTrump's United States looks more and more like a banana republic by M Kilian, H Wetzer and C Zaschke
"The country that was once an exemplary democracy is becoming a Third World banana republic," he says.For a week now, Joe Biden has been declared the winner of the election and future president. But the loser and previous incumbent Donald Trump refuses to acknowledge this. Trump claims he won the election and Biden wants to take the victory away from him. Trump calls the votes that cast for him "legal."...
Posted: Sun Nov 22, 2020 2:13PM
text57 Years Since 11/22/63 Kennedy Assassination by Never Forgive, Never Forget
We managed to get rid of the worst president in memory, Nazi Trump, in this year's election, but the nuclear holocaust threat remains. Instructive to all in public speaking and war & peace as a basic issue is Pres. John Kennedy's speech on 6/10/63 at American University, now on Youtube, at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZsG4qbw_tY&feature=emb_logo...
Posted: Sun Nov 22, 2020 11:33AM
textA. Ocasio-Cortez Addresses Failure of U.S. Gov't to Address Poverty by repost
As New York Congressperson Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez stated to an empty congressional room, on YouTube, the Senate broke for a holiday week while the workingclass of the USA starves. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nNBeI-G3eQQ&feature=emb_logo and https://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/11/20/breaking-senate-we-are-abandoning-our-people-watch-aoc-excoriate-mcconnell-house...
Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 9:24AM
textThe New Deal and Self-destructive Donald Trump by Michael Ferschke and Charlie Post
After the stock market crash of 1929, capitalism was hit by its worst depression to date. The U.S. economy was similarly hard hit as the German economy. From 1929 to 1932 industrial production halved and in a chain reaction over 5000 banks went bankrupt. Farmers' incomes shrank by 70 percent, unemployment rose to 25 percent, and there were no welfare state measures to cushion the misery....
Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:00AM
textPoverty in Iraq's Basra rises to record 40% by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
The Office of the High Commission for Human Rights (OHCHR) has warned that the Iraqi city and governorate of Basra is suffering from an increasingly high poverty rate, with almost 40 per cent of residents now living below the poverty line....
Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 5:43AM
textAs G20 Leaders Meet, US Supports Expanding Debt Relief for Countries that IMF Says are Left Out by Zachary Conti
As G20 presidents and prime ministers convene, the IMF warns some countries are left out of the G20's new debt reduction process. Last Friday, the United States Treasury stated support for extending debt relief beyond the initial 73 poor countries which qualify for the G20 debt reduction process....
Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2020 3:16PM
textKPFA PNB Rep/KPFA Management Supporter & WBAI Coupster Sabrina Jacobs Gets Demand For Apo by repost
KPFA PNB Rep/KPFA Management Supporter & WBAI Coupster Sabrina Jacobs Gets Demand For Apology On Nicaragua Story...
Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2020 3:02PM
textCorona containment could cause more suffering than it prevents by Ralf Wurzbacker
In Sept 2020, UNICEF calculated that an additional 150 million children were pushed into poverty as a result of the economic collapse provoked by the quasi-global lockdown in spring. Already in July, experts from the World Food Program (WFP) warned that the Corona crisis could threaten an additional 130 million people with starvation this year....
Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2020 3:38AM
textThe Shortwave Report 11/20/20 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Sputnik Radio, Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and NHK Japan....
Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2020 6:20PM
textVienna: The Most Livable City of the World by Thomas Madreiter
As early as the zero hour, about ten years ago, we developed the vision of the Smart City with the involvement of civil society. There were countless workshops with politicians, scientists, business people and, of course, the city's residents. They all dealt with the question: What kind of Vienna do we want to live in by 2050? Citizens have said quite clearly: cars out, public transport and pedestrians in....
Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2020 2:57AM
textAmerica's authoritarianism by Daniel Haufler
Donald Trump declared himself the winner, although the votes are far from being counted. His contempt for democracy knows no bounds. Anyone who previously thought that the USA was clearly different from Hungary or Poland was mistaken. According to the current count, more than 66 million Americans voted for a liar, racist and macho who thinks little of democracy....
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2020 9:14AM
textThe US economy needs Joe Biden by Edmund Phelps
The economic and socio-political record of US President Donald Trump is devastating. Wages stagnated even before the Corona crisis. Instead, the national debt increased because he lowered taxes for the rich - without any economic benefit. Joe Biden knows the reasons for the misery and knows what to do....
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2020 8:13AM
textProgressive Groups Pushing for Ro Khanna to Fill Harris Senate Seat by Norman Solomon
A proven fighter for working people...
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2020 6:38AM
textCOVID-19 and Catastrophe Capitalism by John Bellamy Foster and Intan Suwandi
The scale of the coronavirus pandemic and its consequences on world accumulation are unprecedented, with the global economic costs still increasing. At the end of March, some three billion people on the planet were in lockdown or social-distancing mode.36 Most corporations have no emergency plan for dealing with the multiple breaks in their supply chains.37...
Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2020 6:55AM
textNew Plant-Based Recipe Booklet From Food Empowerment Project by Food Empowerment Project
NEW PLANT-BASED RECIPE BOOKLET FROM FOOD EMPOWERMENT PROJECT BRINGS RICH FILIPINO FOOD TRADITIONS TO THE VEGAN WORLD...
Posted: Mon Nov 16, 2020 11:31AM
textDemocracy beyond Corona by Roland Roth
Diverse democracy immunizes against authoritarian impositions. Whether the experiences of the lockdown will result in lasting damage in the sense of a democratically consumptive "new normality" depends not least on whether it is possible to take up and strengthen the very existing democracy-building impulses and initiatives - from "Black Lives Matter" to "Fridays for Future"....
Posted: Mon Nov 16, 2020 6:04AM
textCorporate Democrats Are to Blame for Congressional Losses by Norman Solomon
So Naturally They’re Blaming Progressives...
Posted: Mon Nov 16, 2020 5:51AM