Category capitalist system

Tomgram: Noam Chomsky and David Barsamian, A World in Peril

The Trump Presidency: Or How to Further Enrich “The Masters of the Universe” 

Henry A. Giroux | Donald Trump’s passion for cruelty

U.S. President’s apparent passion for cruelty speaks to a greater American illness.

No, Antifa, This is Not the 1930s and We Don’t Need to Punch a Nazi

Divided, we cannot effectively confront the ruling classes, and they know it.

The Anti-Capitalist Politics Of Antifa

Destroying structures for collective organization is the first step on the road towards fascism.

Chris Hedges | Diseases of Despair

Turning people into objects to be used to achieve wealth, power or sexual gratification is the core practice espoused by popular culture, from reality television to casino capitalism. Trump personifies this practice.

Trump’s Voter Fraud Endgame by Richard L. Hasen

BCJ report found total of 30 cases of possible noncitizen voting—that’s 30, not 300, 3,000, 30,000, 300,000, or 3M

Fukushima Plant Is Releasing 770,000 Tons of Radioactive Water Into the Pacific Ocean

A special concern with tritiated water is that, when ingested by pregnant women, it can pass through the placenta and affect the fetus.

How Corporations Have Taken Over Government, Nonprofit and Regulatory Agencies by Chris Hedges (Video)

“A system of legalized bribery.”

Trump’s Neo-Nazis and the Rise of Illiberal Democracy

Certainly, it is obvious that Trump is a racist, xenophobe and egregious sexist. But most of all, he is emblematic of a ruthless corporate, self-serving, greedy elite who will do anything to consolidate their class and financial power.

MediaRevolt 101: Media Ownership with John MacDonald (Video)

Who REALLY owns the media? You will be amazed, but perhaps not really surprised.

Daniel Berrigan: Parable of the Hole, read by Coleen Rowley and Bill Habedank, Peacestock (Video)

The Hole in the Ground: A Parable for Peacemakers is a compelling account of the drain of the arms race on human and material resources and the complicity of corporations and the American community in supporting the death trade. In the face of despair, Daniel Berrigan asks us to choose life, to choose for our […]

To Hell With Lazarus: The Canonizing of American Oligarchy, The Demonization of the Poor by Edward G. Rhymes

The various ways in which the wealthy and powerful corporations are allowed to skirt shouldering more of the responsibility when it comes to alleviating the financial suffering of our nation is disturbing.

Navy Introduces Toxins to Drinking Water, Then Expands Operations by Dahr Jamail

There are numerous examples across the country of the Navy contaminating water around its bases with toxic chemicals.

JULY 12TH: INTERNET-WIDE DAY OF ACTION TO SAVE NET NEUTRALITY

The Internet has thrived precisely because of net neutrality. It’s what makes it so vibrant and innovative—a place for creativity, free expression, and exchange of ideas.

On Violent and Nonviolent Activism, the Media, Philando, and the G20 (and Charlottesville!)

Do we play into the hands of those who are moving us toward a totalitarian state by succumbing to the temptation to use violence in the streets like the neo-Nazi alt-right?

The Trump-Putin Meeting and the Fate of the Earth by Norman Solomon

“Recent scientific studies have found that a war fought with the deployed U.S. and Russian nuclear arsenals would leave Earth virtually uninhabitable,”

Rockets’ Red Glare and Bombs Bursting in Air by John LaForge

Every child killed or maimed by US-made weapons inevitably creates enemies among survivors.

How Donald Trump Will Destroy Capitalism: Chris Hedges Explains (Video)

Totalitarian movements conjure up a lying world of consistency…

Corporate Media ALWAYS Wants More War (Young Turks Video)

The inducements and encouragements to buy into an extreme anti-Russia frenzy have become pervasive.

Norman Solomon | ‘Russiagate’: When Progressives Sound Like Demagogues

It’s sad to see so much eagerness to trust in the absolute credibility of institutions like the CIA and NSA—institutions that previously earned wise distrust.