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“This is not a matter of one’s political party preferences,” Hallam writes. “It is a matter of basic structural sociology. Institutions, like animal species, have limits to how fast they can change. To get rapid change they have to be replaced with new social systems of policy, practice and culture. It is a terrible and […]
The letter was written by dozens of scientists and endorsed by thousands more from 153 countries. It differs from past scientific communications about the climate crisis in that it does not speak in uncertainties and it lays out actual policy recommendations,
“When a society falls into the death grip of an oligarchic class, the result is always catastrophic.”
The Sierra Club deserves credit for coming around to a progressive stance on population, immigration, and minorities.
Noam Chomsky: The current moment is the most grim moment in human history and the wrecking ball in the White House just doesn’t give a damn. He’s having fun. He’s serving his rich constituency. So what the hell, let’s destroy the world.
Trump is an effective con man who has a good sense of what animates his voting base. …that withdrawing a few hundred troops would appeal to the sector of the population that resonates to his message that America is foolishly expending its blood and treasure to help “unworthy” people…
US military is responsible for the most egregious and widespread pollution of the planet
The separation of governmental powers into three branches has become a fiction nullified by a veritable corporate coup d’état.
Who are those who would sacrifice us on the altar of global capitalism? How did they amass the power to deny us a voice?
We celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Minnesota and across the country. We remember the past and protect the future.
Chris Hedge s “Time to Rebel,” Bernie Sanders plan to get corporate money out of politics, corporate hegemony, worker rights and wages and more… Time to Rebel by Chris HedgesThe corporate forces that have seized control of our political and economic systems will, unchecked, drive us into extinction for profit. All we have left is […]
Truth is not fake news. Justice is not fake news. RiseUpTimes.org
Only about 25 percent of Republicans (36 percent of the more savvy millennials) recognize that humans are responsible for global warming. Shocking figures.
Henry Giroux on His Latest Book — The Terror of the Unforeseen — and How Neoliberal Capitalism Sets the Stage for Fascism
Money drives politics. We all know that now. But the other side of this is that it’s not just an economic system, it’s also an ideological system. [Neoliberalism] operates off the assumption that the market can solve all problems — not simply in the economy, but in all of social life — so it becomes a template and a model for all social relations.
Resistance grounded in action is its own raison d’être. It is catharsis. It brings us into a community with others who are coping with the darkness by naming it but refusing to submit to it.
Corporate media addressing modern day crises like the Amazon fires will never do them anything approaching justice.