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Henry Giroux | The Hardening of Society and the Rise of Cultures of Cruelty in Neo-Fascist America

Dark Times are truly upon us.

Chris Hedges | The Dance of Death

Societies in decline enthusiastically embrace the death instinct, as Freud observed in “Civilization and Its Discontents,” written on the eve of the rise of European fascism and World War II. 

WikiLeaks Publishes Thousands of Documents on Alleged CIA Hacking Techniques

Snowden: any hacker can use CIA hole to break into any phone in the world.

Chris Hedges | Donald Trump’s Greatest Allies Are the Liberal Elites

“What we call right-wing and liberal media in this country are really just two different strategies of the same kind of nihilistic lizard-brain sensationalism,” Taibbi wrote in “Insane Clown President.”

Robert Mercer: the big data billionaire waging war on mainstream media

Marshall McLuhan: “World War III will be a guerrilla information war,” it says. “With no divisions between military and civilian participation.”

Standing Rock by Paul Lojeski

Standing Rock Once more, the living dead have risen to steal the beaten, bloody land, to plunder history, to despoil the one true mother for coins and capital, for power’s poisoned love. So, yet again, tribes have gathered as ancestors had when the criminals first came to murder and plunder, to stand against the storm, […]

Chris Hedges | The Elites Won’t Save Us 

The tension between the Trump White House and segments of the establishment, including the courts, the intelligence community and the State Department, has been misconstrued as evidence that the elites will remove Trump from power.

No One Wins Trade Wars

Trump’s ‘America first’ trade policy will be bad for working Americans.

We Are Mourning … But We Are Marching and Organizing for Democracy and the Earth

In the midst of a terrible national illness, we organize and march for the known and solid cures.

Randall Amster | Faux Real: What’s in Your Worldview?

It’s a pitch as old as the hills; we know it yet we still buy it.

Pete Dolack | Eight People Own as Much as Half the World

Standard economic ideology insists that the real problem is that wages have not fallen enough!

Let’s change the political discourse, let’s talk about the People’s Agenda!

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Juan Cole | In the Age of Trumpian Reaction, is MLK’s Legacy to the 99% being Reversed?

A reactionary is worse than a conservative.

Mazin Qumsiyeh | Meddling in Elections

A Palestinian perspective

Michel Chossudovsky | U.S. Foreign Policy and the Campaign to Destabilize the Trump Presidency

Political Insanity prevails. And insanity could potentially unleash World War III. 

Robert C. Koehler | Leaving the Age of Disconnect

Trump is a symptom. But, come on, far less of a symptom — of a deep, raw social and cultural wrongness — than, for instance, the global war and terror, environmental exploitation, climate chaos, poverty, racism…

Hunter Cutting | The Road Ahead in Saving the Climate

The fight to save the climate has to be knit into the progressive fight for the soul of country.

Chris Hedges | In the Time of Trump, All We Have Is Each Other

“The tragedy across the globe is that we are pulling down so many others,” [Berrigan] said. “We are not falling gracefully. Many, many people are paying with their lives for this.”

Henry Giroux | Trump’s Cabinet, the Church of Neoliberal Evangelicals (Video)

 Professor Henry Giroux says the appointments signal a future of more war and violent military interventions, and an embrace of Islamophobia TRANSCRIPT KIM BROWN: Welcome to The Real News Network, I’m Kim Brown, in Baltimore. Well, Donald Trump is forming his cabinet very much in his own image – white, male and wealthy – with […]

DN! Special: Bernie Sanders Interviewed by Amy Goodman (Video)

In a Democracy Now! special, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders sat down with Amy Goodman at the Free Library of Philadelphia …