Author Archives: Rise Up Times
Millions are shocked until they are no longer shocked because the commonplace nature of these and other human rights abuses desensitizes them to the brutal nature of these acts and the system that requires them.
What could $7 billion do in Minnesota? What could it do to make a New Green Deal?
How do we, in the U.S., develop grassroots communities dedicated to both understanding the complex realities Yemenis face and working to end U.S. participation in the war on Yemen?
‘It Is Time for Progressives of the World to Unite’: Sanders-Varoufakis Issue Open Call for New Global Movement
Today, on behalf of DiEM25 and The Sanders Institute, we issue a Call to Action: to create a global network of individuals and organizations that will fight together for dignity, peace, prosperity and the future of our planet.
When children waste away to literally nothing while fourteen million people face conflict driven famine, a hue and cry—yes, a caterwaul —most certainly should be raised, worldwide.
Naomi Klein: The “Green New Deal” is not a piecemeal approach that trains a water gun on a blazing fire, but a comprehensive plan to transform society for the better.
Western Sahara, where peaceful protesters, led by women, are beaten in the streets. Thousands have been tortured, imprisoned, killed and disappeared while resisting the Moroccan occupation. AMY GOODMAN: Today a Democracy Now! exclusive: “Four Days in Western Sahara: Africa’s Last Colony.”
There’s a lot of support for a pro-democracy agenda. And that gets missed, a lot of times, in all the coverage of the suppression that Republicans are doing
Actions are being planned in Washington, D.C., around the 70th anniversary of NATO on April 4th. with supporting events encouraged locally and regionally throughout the US and worldwide.
“You can’t talk about hope until you can see reality and reality is pretty bleak, but that’s the starting point.”
Those of us who know war are compelled to work for peace.
In a new interview with Scientific American, the celebrated linguist and political theorist opines on a range of topics including classical liberalism, Trump’s presidency and his own vision of a better world. He also further clarifies why he considers the Republican Party to be “the most dangerous organization in human history.” By Jacob Sugarman Truthdig TD ORIGINALS November […]
Naomi Wadler, Emma Gonzales, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Kiran Gandhi (Madame Gandhi), Ellen DeGeneres, Chelsea Manning, Janelle Monae, Gloria Steinem, Laverne Cox, Gwen Carr (mother of Eric Garner) Sybrina Fulton (mother of Trayvon Martin), Maria Hamilton (mother of Dontre Hamilton), Lucy McBath (mother of Jordan Davis), Lezley McSpadden (mother of Michael Brown), Cleopatra Pendleton-Cowley (mother of Hadiya Pendleton), Geneva Reed-Veal (mother of Sandra Bland), Resistance Revival Chorus, Ginny Suss, Sandra Muller, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Andrea Constand, Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, Alicia Garza, Jazz Jennings, Kesha Rose Sebert (Kesha), Ani DiFranco, Sally Yates, Sandra Pezqueda, Janet Mock, Dylan Farrow, Edie Windsor, Alyssa Milano, Tarana Burke, Anita Hill, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford.
… if political rhetoric in this country continues on its current trajectory, people are going to start getting killed, and then inevitably, the violence will escalate.