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text Trump's Neo-Nazis and the Rise of Illiberal Democracy by Henry A. Giroux
Trump has dispensed with the fiction of democracy because he believes that in the interest of power both people and the planet are disposable, excess to be plundered and discarded. As part of an effort to normalize this pathology, he systematically employs a politics of diversion to prevent the public from addressing the underlying neoliberal forces and conditions that sold democracy to the bankers, hedge fund managers and other surrogates of finance....
Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 7:55PM
text Charlottesville 8/12/17: Black Man Beaten Unconscious Repeatedly by Stop Fascism
Read the horror of the fascists attacking a young black man, beating him with metal poles and knocking him unconscious repeatedly in Charlottesville, VA....
Posted: Sun Aug 13, 2017 8:19PM
text Defense Secretary “Mad Dog” Mattis visits Google and Amazon by Ande Damon / WSWS (repost)
With the United States closer to nuclear conflict than at any point since the end of the Cold War, US Defense Secretary James "Mad Dog" Mattis visits Seattle and Silicon Valley to further cement government alliances with big tech firms....
Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2017 12:15AM
text Petition to Stop the Insanity: Don't provoke war with North Korea by Abolish the Military
Sign the Petition to Stop the Insanity: Don't provoke war with North Korea...
Posted: Fri Aug 11, 2017 8:21PM
text Trump Attack On North Korea & Decline of American Empire by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
While the world commemorated the 72nd anniversary of the racist, unnecessary atomic bombing of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945 and Nagasaki on August 9, 1945 by the United States, the raving lunatic, totally unfit to be president, Trump threatened annihilation of North Korea with the “fire and fury like the world has never seen.”...
Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 10:08PM
text 2001 & 2017 Similarities: Nuclear Winter Pending by 9/11 was An Inside Job
The similarities between August 2001 and August 2017 are too many to ignore. In both cases, we have a Republican president installed in office by tossing the black vote in contested states. While Congress is on vacation in August, war preparations escalate....
Posted: Sun Aug 6, 2017 12:54AM
text The New Colossus by Emma Lazarus by The Heritage We Defend
Aside from the fact that fields are being plowed under due to lack of a labor force, usually undocumented immigrants, and that restaurants are begging for workers, for anyone on the government's payroll, as is Zionist Fascist Stephen Miller, Nazi Trump's senior White House policy adviser, to attack the beautiful poem on the Statute of Liberty, The New Colossus by Emma Lazarus (1849-1887), is a mandate to fire not only Stephen Miller but the entire illegal Trump Regime, immediately. If you do...
Posted: Thu Aug 3, 2017 7:58PM
text Archbishop and Evangelical Leader Tell Congress to Reduce Puerto Rico Child Poverty by Abby Wilhelm
Puerto Rico religious leaders are urging Congress to reduce child poverty on the island by granting equal access to US health care funding and child tax benefits.‎...
Posted: Wed Aug 2, 2017 9:44AM
text Forgive Them Hank Skinner,They Know Not What They Do.. by Anonymous
Texas was denied the ability to execute~murder Texan Hank Skinner prior DNA testing by the U.S. Supreme Court,not ordered to lose~destroy his most crucial exoneration evidence and them still want to execute him like 3rd world countries injustices.....
Posted: Tue Aug 1, 2017 11:27AM
text Europe's Conquest by the US by Wolfgang Bittner
The US and NATO have troops at the Russian border. Russia has no troops at the US borders with Canada or Mexico. Who is the stabilizer and who is the de-stabilizer? Who staged the 2014 coup in the Ukraine? Who promised Gorbatchev there would be no NATO expansion to the East? Orwell warned war could become a domestic necessity to divert the people from economic contradiction. At the end of July 2017, Spiegel published statistics showing Russians are living longer (to 71 on average) and fewe...
Posted: Sat Jul 29, 2017 4:01PM
text Nuclear Shutdown News June 2017 by Michael Steinberg
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline and fall of the nuclear industry, in the US and abroad, and highlights the efforts of those working to create a nuclear free world. Here is our July 2017 report:...
Posted: Sat Jul 29, 2017 2:37PM
text New Google algorithm restricts access to left-wing, progressive web sites by World Socialist Web Site (repost)
In the three months since Google implemented the changes to its search engine, fewer people have accessed left-wing and anti-war news sites. This is political censorship and constitutes an attack on free speech....
Posted: Thu Jul 27, 2017 9:07AM
text “Russian Hack” of DNC Computers was Inside Job by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
The latest whistle blown on the Democrats’ contrived anti-Russian hysteria comes from Veteran Intelligence Professionals who describe why they believe the “Russian Hack” of the Democratic National Committee’s computers were an Inside Job at https://consortiumnews.com/2017/07/24/intel-vets-challenge-russia-hack-evidence/ and on video, by one of the authors of that article, Ray McGovern, at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YT0hL92xlrs...
Posted: Wed Jul 26, 2017 5:36AM
text The US's Public Housing Crisis May Worsen With Trump Budget by Lawrence Vale
As of 2016, fully 90 percent of the nation's public housing households were headed by someone who is elderly, has disabilities, worked (or had recently worked) or was subject to work requirements through another program. Many are dependent on public housing, but this is not the same as a culture of dependency....
Posted: Sun Jul 23, 2017 8:25AM
text Veterans petition Amy Goodman: Syria coverage by vfp
Veterans for Peace is petitioning Amy Goodman to improve Democracy Now's coverage of Syria. The text of this PETITION is below; along with links to several references. Please read, and if you agree with the veterans, please sign it....
Posted: Fri Jul 21, 2017 6:37PM
text The Warriors: When Will the Excesses of Professional Sports End? by ntuit
How much does any one person need?...
Posted: Wed Jul 19, 2017 11:22PM
text Call for Solidarity on August 19th from Incarcerated Kinross Rebel in Michigan by J Taylor
Inmate and rebel, J. Littlejohn, writes to all those imprisoned and impacted by the criminal justice system, calling for nationwide solidarity on August 19th, 2017 to ask for an end to mass incarceration and slave labor. Littlejohn was placed in segregation after participating in the September 9-10 strike and actions at Kinross CF in Michigan....
Posted: Wed Jul 19, 2017 1:01PM
text Limits to Growth Published Forty Years Ago by Larry Rasmussen and eco-socialist pamphlets
The MIT scholars under Dennis Meadows came to four core conclusions: 1) there are limits to growth on a finite planet, 2) the economy and the population are now growing exponentially, 3) exceeding the limits will lead to a collapse of industry, agriculture, and the population, and 4) an orderly withdrawal is possible and collapse averted through a radical turning away from the growth course. More raw materials were used up in the first 20 years of the new century than during the entire 20th ...
Posted: Tue Jul 18, 2017 5:19AM
text Video: After Words with Naomi Klein, 57 min by www.booktv.org
Trump is following the traditional rules of branding, not the traditional rules of politics. Cutting corporate taxes to 15% and eliminating the inheritance tax help the rich. Trump is merging the Trump industry with government....
Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 6:34PM
text Democrats Join Republicans to Give Trump $696 billion for War, More than Trump Requested by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
On Bastille Day, July 14, 2017, 117 Democrats and 227 Republicans in the House of Representatives joined to give Republican Pres. Trump $696 billion for the military, more than the $603 billion he asked for. HR 2810, on Roll Call 378, now goes to the Senate as the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018. Yet, only 114 Congresspeople have endorsed HR 676, Medicare for All. San Francisco’s Rep. Democrat Nancy Pelosi voted for the military budget but has failed to endorse HR ...
Posted: Sat Jul 15, 2017 10:05AM