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.
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.”
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 […]
It is only when the elites become afraid of us that there will be any hope of destroying corporate power. Politics, as Nader understands, is a game of fear.
On October 19, 2018 the CEO of Lockheed Corporation, Marillyn Hewson, spoke at the International Women Engineers Conference at the Convention Center in Minneapolis. Women Against Military Madness was there to protest her presence as the CEO of Lockheed Martin, the largest arms seller in the world. The CEOs of the largest-selling arms manufacturing companies are […]
Putting Climate Change on Trial
“I am the voice you never hear
If I spoke would you listen?”
Water and contamination: Choose Life or Death
An interview of Henry Giroux on the Kavanaugh Hearings: Government run amuck and the ramifications beyond the hearings
Confronting head-on America’s war economy and militarism, the necessity of non-violent moral dissent, moral resistance and moral vision …
Still, don’t for a second imagine that Donald Trump won’t be remembered. He will — into the distant future in a way that no other American president is likely to be.
Now, the time of a new democratic rebellion is upon us again, for We the People are suddenly in the grip of a brutish level of monopolistic power.
Expressed differently, the United States has not won a major conflict since 1945; has a trillion-dollar national security budget; has had 17 military commanders in the last 17 years in Afghanistan, a country plagued by 23,744 “security incidents” (the most ever recorded) in 2017 alone; has spent around $3 trillion, primarily on that war and the rest of the war on terror…
Prisons in America are a huge and lucrative business. The private prison contractors Corrections Corporation of America and The GEO Group have annual revenues of $1.6 billion and more than $2 billion, respectively.
The fate of organized human society, even of the survival of the species, depends on this [US relations with Russia].