Category capitalist system

Henry Giroux | Shutting Down American-Style Authoritarianism

Neo-fascist policies and practices now feed a war culture and demand more than a political and moral outrage.

Alan Maki | Climate change and the military-industrial complex

How much of what is produced from the Tar Sands will be consumed by the Military-Industrial Complex?

ICIJ | The Panama Papers

Based on a trove of more than 11 million leaked files, the investigation exposes a cast of characters who use offshore companies to facilitate bribery, arms deals, tax evasion, financial fraud and drug trafficking.

Ann Wright and Marie Braun speak on KFAI Radio: Military Madness, Ban Nuclear Weapons

 Peace activists Ann Wright and Marie Braun are featured on Northern Sun News with Don Olson on KFAI Radio. PLAYLIST TRACKS: Listen Now Download Guest: Marie Braun Title: Peace Activist Topics: Report on peace movement, questions  for Sen Amy Klobuchar, update on local peace activities Guest: Ann Wright Title: US Army Cool (Ret) former US Foreign Service Officer […]

Frieda Berrigan | Why Tax Resistance Under Trump Needs Its Antiwar Edge

Tax resistance — in all its forms — does matter.

Chris Hedges Discusses Trump, Wall Street, Neoliberalism, Politics and Resistance (Video)

Chris Hedges discusses Trump, NATO expansion, and the co-opting of the so called “resistance.”

Greg Palast | Billionaires vs. Billionaires: How TrumpCare’s Defeat Was Actually a Victory for the Koch Brothers

The Kochs pocket billions while we fry: burning the Canadian tar sands reserve will, all by itself, raise the temperature of the entire planet by 0.7 degrees Fahrenheit.

Chris Hedges | A Nation of the Walking Dead

This is escape gambling. You can see it on their faces. The consequences and ethics are distasteful. It’s predatory. It’s predation on a type of escape where people are driven to exit the world.

Chris Hedges Delivers the Ultimate Trump Takedown (Video)

After Trump and Pussy Hats: the final stages of capitalism

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!