“They are saying journalists and whistleblowers are enemies of the people,” Assange said of the Trump administration.
Both Biden and Sanders have longer and more consistent histories than either Warren or Buttigieg. But while the former has spent his career defending corporate interests, the latter’s history is unabashedly progressive. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. (Gage Skidmore / Flickr) By Jeff Cohen Truthdig December 12, 2019 Less than two months out from the Iowa caucus, the Democratic primary […]
“Much of what has been happening can be traced to the neoliberal assault on the general population launched a generation ago, leaving in its wake quite understandable anger, frustration and search for scapegoats — terrain that can readily be plowed by demagogues and con artists of the Trump variety.”
“Because CPJ excluded Assange, the organization provoked outrage and distracted from the injustice these other journalists endure.”
According to Hedges, the neoliberal or traditional Democrats have squandered their credibility. Which is, of course, why Bernie Sanders is so popular. Yet the mainstream corporate media continue to promote Biden (while ignoring Sanders), and Biden has some popularity even though he represents more than any other candidate, the “failed” Democrats Hedges speaks of who […]
“Consider that planting a tree helps the whole world.”
On the occasion of her 100th birthday, Polly shares some thoughts about gun control, the CIA, Holiday Hoop-la, positive corporate direction, and Iceland. By Polly Mann Southside Pride December 9, 2019 HOLIDAY HOOP-LA Among the many catalogs I receive at Christmas is one from Hammacher Schlemmer. Just why I don’t know. I’ve never bought so […]
Just as the invasion of Indigenous North America and the resultant slaughter of “Indigenous peoples may have changed Earth’s climate into a little ice age by 1600, today’s land theft, illegal mining and attacks on Indigenous sovereignty is a significant cause of global warming.”
“In an age where people around the world want to avoid war and to focus instead on the climate chaos that threatens future life on earth, NATO is an anachronism.”
“Aggressive policing is the bulwark of a segregated America.”
This is the last year that the United States will participate in the United Nations COP meetings as Trump formally withdraws from the Paris Agreement. What are activists in the US to do?
Consolidation of power, continuation of oppression, people of color, police state, 2020 election, and more….
On the 3rd and 4th of December the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) will mark its 70th anniversary with a Heads of State Summit in London. With US President As Donald Trump, Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan set to attend this gathering of the world’s largest nuclear-armed military alliance, the peace and antiwar movement mobilize.
“The positive response [at Camp Ripley] is indicative of the war-weariness a majority of Americans, including a majority of Iraq and Afghan War veterans, feel.”
“The women cited violence in Israel and aggression towards Palestinians as the targets of the protest.”
By WAMM Newsletter Staff WAMM Newsletter Vol. 37 Num. 5 Fall 2019 The bombing of suspected ISIS continued even after the first announcement that the Islamic caliphate had been defeated with the 2017 obliteration of Mosul in Iraq, and Raqqa in Syria. War on the Middle East is not over even when it’s been announced that […]
“The macro story here is that the United States shattered Iraqi society, and then Iran came in to pick up the pieces.”
Something is happening here. But what? And why now? In the last 12 weeks, protests have spanned five continents—most of the planet