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The Necessity of Moral Resistance in the Face of Militarism | Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II

Confronting head-on America’s war economy and militarism, the necessity of non-violent moral dissent, moral resistance and moral vision …

Jim Hightower: Corporations Are Waging All-Out Class War

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.

Chris Hedges: The Slaves Rebel

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.

Noam Chomsky: Media Obsession with Russia and the Stories Not Being Covered in the Trump Era

The fate of organized human society, even of the survival of the species, depends on this [US relations with Russia].

Iran in the Crosshairs-Again! Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich

It is not clear how insane U.S. policy can get under Trump’s leadership, or that of his warhawk advisors.

The fight to save the internet continues…take action now!

The Senate has already passed its version of the Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution to save Net Neutrality. Now it’s the House’s turn.

American Society Would Collapse If It Weren’t for These 8 Myths, by Lee Camp

It’s time to wake up.

Minneapolis 2040 Plan: SWLRT Up-Zoning, by Susu Jeffrey

Everbody pays the regressive sales tax to transport only one percent of the county’s population.

The Media Never Mention the No. 1 Cause of Climate Change, by Lee Camp

Our illogical, immoral meat consumption will kill our planet, kill our future and possibly kill your family.

NATO Needs to End, by Pat Elder

No NATO. No collaboration with crime.

U.S. Congresswoman Betty McCollum says No New Nuclear Weapons and other good news

Women Walk for Peace in Korea

SUMMER OFFENSIVE FOR NET NEUTRALITY STARTS NOW

Net neutrality is being stolen from you.  Here are suggestions to stop the theft. By Fight for the Future  Popular Resistance  June 10, 2018  | RESIST!, Note: The battle for a free and open Internet that is equal to all as a public utility continues.  The net neutrality movement will continue urging members of Congress to support the […]

America the Failed State, by Chris Hedges

“We’re in surplus production in almost every area. But there is a terrible distribution system where people around the globe suffer and die from starvation.

Trump’s act of state terrorism against children, by Henry A. Giroux

State violence against children has a long, dark history among authoritarian regimes.

Trump Getting Us Ready for Nuclear War by Lawrence S. Wittner

…buried far below the mass media coverage of the summit spectacle, the reality is that Trump―assisted by his military and civilian advisors―is busy getting the United States ready for nuclear war.

Tomgram: Engelhardt, A Twenty-First-Century History of Greed

The history of greed in our time has yet to be written, but what a story it will someday make.

The Battle for Paradise: Naomi Klein reports from Puerto Rico

PUERTO RICANS AND ULTRARICH “PUERTOPIANS” ARE LOCKED IN A PITCHED STRUGGLE OVER HOW TO REMAKE THE ISLAND

The Second Sight of W.E.B. Du Bois, by Chris Hedges

]Racism, [Du Bois] saw, was not only endemic to capitalism and imperialism but deformed historical narratives, the stories that got told and those that did not.

‘We the Corporations’ with Robert Sheer and Adam Winkler (Audio and Transcript)

The Constitution doesn’t mention corporations, right?
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…the fact is it’s the subversion of the 14th Amendment, by the corporations, by the rich.

See Which Companies Make Billions from Selling Weapons Around the World

Private companies building and selling guns is not the same thing as the government encouraging their use in other nations’ war zones, but President Eisenhower’s prescient warning is great food for thought.