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We publish fearless writers from independent press sources who tell story after story not found in the mainstream corporate media, who actually analyze ideas, concepts, and politics, in spite of pressure and attempts to censor them, and strive to connect us to gateways for action to act locally while thinking globally, in this small world modern technology has created.
The primary focuses of Rise Up Times continue to be the media, antimilitary/propeace, and civil liberties. At the same time, Rise Up Times is somewhat eclectic, covering national politics, ecoconcerns, and Minnesota issues. Articles from friends who send me emails with significant commentary to post, as well as Coleen Rowley’s posts and comments on the Rise Up Times Facebook page, make Rise Up Times a community of contributors.
As the presidential election heats up, we are publishing more about politics than usual: the issues are manifest and not always covered by mainstream corporate media or in the presidential debates. Check RiseUpTimes.org or if you are a Facebook member check the Rise Up Times Facebook page for daily posts about current issues.
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The politics of truth is in the interaction. Factual truth is the bedrock of a free politics. Difference of interpretation and opinion is its process.
—Jeffrey C. Goldfarb, The New School for Social Research
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Resistance is no longer an option, it is now a matter of life or death. The lights are going out on democracy across the globe and the time to wake up from this nightmare is now. —Henry A. Giroux
“There is no such thing as a single-issue struggle because we do not live single-issue lives.” —Audre Lorde