But that left 534,510 — over half a million purged — for a reason identified only as “System Cancels.”

“Mobolaji Olambiwonnu is correct when he says that most white people do not understand what it is like to be black in America. We do not have to live it. Intellectually we might understand. Emotionally it is still not exactly real to us.”

General Mills/Pillsbury complicit in occupation of Palestine.

“It’s also often not actionable for people looking at the streets and wanting to mobilize and seize the moment. A lot of these liberal modes don’t really provide any way forward other than voting.”

“…to connect these dots, from the Republican National Convention to white supremacists in the streets of U.S. cities to the president’s embrace of fringe conspiracy theories…”

“A Post-Coronavirus Economy Can No Longer Afford to Put the Pentagon First.”

“It is the absence of empathy, perhaps the best definition of evil. ” 

“No journalist or publisher who exposes war crimes or corruption will be safe.”

“The failure to name—and, worse, to try to obscure through misleading comparisons—what is plainly a threat to US democracy is a dereliction of journalistic duty.”

An interesting take on white supremacy, it’s history, and how it is being reported on today.

“Unsurprisingly, the state’s removals will likely affect the most vulnerable: young voters, voters of lower income, and citizens of racial groups that have been denied their sacred right to vote in the past.”

“The American tax payer, through the Federal Reserve, now for the first time have become owners in oil company debt.”

“They sued me as a civil racketeer, under a civil RICO statute for $60 billion,” he said. “That was the largest amount of money an American individual ever had been sued for. This began a ten-year campaign to demonize me by Chevron and by its judicial allies.”

“Explores what a restructured economic and political landscape might look like in a post pandemic era, and what it would take to harness state power in service of the masses rather than corporations.”

“USA Today (8/26/20) framed the Trump campaign’s flagrant violation of laws against the use of the Executive Branch for political purposes as a partisan disagreement.”

“Nothing [is] funny about the real world consequences of his racist hate speech.”

“Almost 2 million ballots were cast but not counted in the 2016 presidential race. And not just anyone’s ballot gets tossed. The chance of having your vote simply go uncounted, “spoiled,” is 900% higher if you’re Black than if you’re white.”

“…these new Jim Crow tactics that have blocked the vote of millions of voters, mostly people of color.”

By Steve McKeown  Original to Rise Up Times  Nukewatch Summer 2020 This coming August the National Veterans for Peace (VFP) Convention was to be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the Trinity bomb test in New Mexi­co. The theme of […]

Every major problem we have is global in its scope and requires global cooperation: climate crisis, COVID-19 pandemic, and nuclear war and all require international cooperation. Negotiation and diplomacy are required.

“Community control is not a reformist demand, because it calls for real transfers of power from the oligarchs and their politicians, to the people.”

“FREE THEM ALL! (Yes, free all of the people locked up in jails and prisons in the U.S.)”