Political analysis comes after first 10 minutes or so of technical information.

After a fierce indictment of what he calls the kleptocracy that rules the United States, Hedges urges organizing “with lightning speed” because this is our “last chance” to do so.

Trump’s Proposed Increase in U.S. Defense Spending Would Be 80 Percent of Russia’s Entire Military Budget

Trump is embarking on an orgy of cruelty for absolutely no reason. This is morally repugnant.

Democracy is not an inheritance but our challenge.

Historical legacies of racist oppression and dangerous memories can be troublesome for the neo-fascist now governing American society.

The world wants nuclear disarmament

The power of nonviolent action is built on the strength and capacity of people, as proven by recent protest movements across the globe.

… logical thinking no longer applies to what’s going on in Washington.

Originally posted on Rise Up Times:
What’s next? It’s too early to be definitive, but here are some thoughts: Listen to as many of today’s speakers as you can, and find ways that you can act in solidarity with immigrants, Muslims and people of color. It’s time to be marching in the streets, vigiling on…

Originally posted on Rise Up Times:
We’ve got to use our wits, and by grace re-knit and find our way into some solidarity with one another. Facing the biggest challenge humanity has ever faced, with climate change and the threat of nuclear war, which I think is very real.    By Dahr Jamail  Truthout | Interview…

We’ve seen time and again that when people lead, the leaders follow.

Dark Times are truly upon us.

The pace of drone strikes by the US on suspected terrorists has increased more than fourfold since Trump took office.

For these churches, giving protection to immigrants is no longer a matter of if, but when. And what will happen if ICE comes to their doors?

Discover the Real Revolution Unfolding across America

 There are multiple efforts at present to strengthen and revive the peace movement in the United States, and this is a critical necessity. As we wrote several weeks ago, a crisis either manufactured or not can be used to impose greater restrictions on our civil liberties and push through unpopular policies. It is up to […]

Tar sands oil is the world’s dirtiest oil.

As Intercept columnist Glenn Greenwald noted, disliking and distrusting Trump and disliking and distrusting the CIA are not mutually exclusive.

Status and action needed for particular antiprotest/antidissent bills in the Minnesota State Legislature.