Civil rights advocate and best-selling author Michelle Alexander responds to the new push by Attorney General Jeff Sessions to escalate the war on drugs
“By filling the media space with bizarre inventions and brazen denials, purveyors of fake news hope to mobilize potential supporters with righteous wrath—and to demoralize potential opponents by nurturing the idea that everybody lies and nothing matters.”
No longer will the pilots who steer drones and fire missiles while staring at computer screens be confined to remote areas like the Nevada desert.
People who broke no windows and set no fires face up to 10 years in prison and $25,000 in fines.
DN! Human Rights Lawyer: Sweden Dropping Investigation of WikiLeaks’ Assange is “Long Overdue Decision”
We can say that he is innocent. We can concentrate on the right to know and his right to publish.
Something is dangerously loose at the American core: a need for endless war combined with a nuclear recklessness uncontained by public scrutiny. By Robert C. Koehler Common Dreams April 27, 2017 The American will to wage war — endless war, pointless war, total war — is, I fear, impervious to public opinion and even political action. […]
The Paris talks signalled an important change in the climate movement as thousands of activists gathered from all over the world to organise global action.
“What if our country were constantly being spied upon by drones, with some of us killed by drones? What if many bystanders, including children, were killed in the process?
The actual expense of the X-37 is hidden in the Pentagon’s ‘black,’ or classified, budget but is likely to cost more than $1 billion.
The slave passes, branding, and lantern laws of then have become the cellphone trackers, facial recognition software, and body-worn police cameras of now.
Violence is also limited in one very important way, and that is that violence can never create relationships.
A program that he exposed was later confirmed by the NSA to have been a waste of over a billion dollars.
VFP is profoundly disappointed the United States has refused to take part in the negotiations at the United Nations to ban nuclear weapons.
Can you have a democracy that organizes itself around violence and war?
Since our “leaders” seem incapable, we will need to lead ourselves, it appears.
“The people of North and South Korea want peace and they want a peace treaty. They do not want their country to be bombed or their government to bomb others. “
May 1st, International Workers Day, will see rallies, marches, and strikes around the country and the world By Deirdre Fulton, staff writer Common Dreams April 27, 2017 A sign seen at the 2006 May Day demonstrations. Monday’s actions are expected to match those from 2006 in magnitude. (Photo: AP) Just as labor leaders are standing firmly behind this […]
Resistance is everywhere.