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The Minnesota legislature refused to fund Southwest Light Rail Transit. SWLRT is the most expensive public works project ever proposed in our state at a constantly escalating price of $2.2-plus-billion. While the state legislature did not approve SWLRT funding, every other light-rail project has been supported by Democrats and Republicans. By Susu Jeffrey August 2, […]
U.S. sanctions are not whimsical expressions of this president. They are tools used to retain hegemonic power in a multipolar world no longer willing to tolerate such an aspiration.
Many climate justice and direct action communities have long made these connections, literally flying the flag of anti-capitalism in solidarity with struggles around the world.
“We call for the nuclear bombs to be returned to the US immediately. The Germans want these nuclear weapons out of Germany, and so do we.”
“We cannot be radical enough in dealing with the issues that face us at the moment. The question is: what is practically possible? How can we take the electorate with us in dealing with these things?” in testimony to British lawmakers this week, famed scientist and environmental advocate Sir David Attenborough said,
Why should the United States have the power to control what others are doing elsewhere in the world? I mean, it’s an outlandish situation. It goes on all the time. We never even notice it. At least there’s no comment on it. On April 12, 2019, hundreds of people packed into the Old South Church […]
Among other topics, Ayana and Chris discuss wealth inequality, deindustrialization and the rise of the gig economy, the birth of fascism and Christian fundamentalism, and the fusion of corporate and government power under the reigning umbrella of the security state. Photo: Chris Gold For the Wild World interviews journalist and author Chris Hedges who guides […]
Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, and their cohorts — are laughing all the way to the bank.
The cause of rising fascism is the economic elite and its wish to take more and more of the country’s wealth for itself.
Donald J. Trump: Nobody disobeys my orders.
The new planes under development are capable of carrying an H bomb three times the size of the bomb the U.S. dropped on Hiroshima during WWII
SAVE OUR VA! Veterans say NO to Privatization Call or Write Your Congressional Senators and Representatives NOW Proposed new regulations for veterans’ healthcare on Capitol Hill could lead to a total dismantling and privatization of the VA healthcare system that our veterans want and need! ____________________ We need you to write or pick up the […]
Sorting Through the Lies About Venezuela and US Military Presence in Latin America and the Caribbean
Sorting Through the Lies About Venezuela (Portside) There is every reason to be concerned about the threat to Venezuela, given U.S. government hostility to any who seek to become independent of the U.S. or to direct economic activity to benefit local people rather than maximizing corporate profits. U.S. military presence in Latin America & the […]
For the majority of Americans, the 2020s will likely be remembered as a demoralizing decade of rising prices, stagnant wages, and fading international competitiveness.
What can Congress do about the FCC rulings and the mainstream corporate media.
“Organized mass human murder is not better or nicer when it has a NATO banner next to it.”
“I think it’s very clear now that … the nuclear problem is coming back with a vengeance.”
Wellerstein pointed out that, owing in part to a decades-old aura of secrecy surrounding nuclear weapons, many people have a sense they aren’t well-informed on nuclear issues, with some Americans admitting they deliberately avoid nuclear weapons-related news.
Where is our democracy?
What is being liberal?
What is neoliberalism?
What is the difference?
And is it important? YES!