Category corporate empire

Polly Mann | The Rich Bombing and Starving Poor Yemen

Bombs have directly killed and injured far too many innocent people in Yemen, but starvation follows.

Polly Mann | Hunger Pangs in the Belly of the Beast

Enacting the pending legislation, the advocates say, “will push millions of already struggling people deeper into poverty, and without question, will make hunger far, far worse in this country…” By Polly Mann  WAMM Newsletter  Volume 35, Number 6  December 2017 The financial publication Forbes reports this astounding fact: “The three wealthiest people in the United States—Bill […]

Ukraine on Fire | Full length video with Oliver Stone

UKRAINE ON FIRE: The Real Story. Full Documentary by Oliver Stone (Original English version)

Chris Hedges | On Contact: Decline of the American empire with Alfred McCoy

How the Chinese empire will soon overtake the U.S. empire. History, background, and current status.

Chris Hedges | The End of Empire

This collective self-delusion saw the United States make the greatest strategic blunder in its history, one that sounded the death knell of the empire—the invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq.

Elites ‘Have No Credibility Left:’ Interview With Journalist Chris Hedges

These party elites, consumed by greed, myopia and a deep cynicism, have a death grip on the political process. They’re not going to let it go, even if it all implodes.

David Swanson | Top 14 Articles of Impeachment for Trump

Why impeach Donald Trump?

Google Censors Block Access to CounterPunch and Other Progressive Sites

This conversion of Google into a Censorship engine is not a trivial development.  

We Have Been at War in Iraq for 27 Years by William Rivers Pitt

No one in politics or the media seems capable of recognizing this series of events for what it truly is: One large event . …There is no dicing it up. It is all of a piece, one long war, the longest by miles in our nation’s history.

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 […]

Chomsky to RT | ‘If you criticize policy, you are anti-American. That only happens in dictatorships’

Students should not be free to think. They don’t put it this way, but what it means they shouldn’t be free to enquire, to think, to challenge

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

Totalitarian movements conjure up a lying world of consistency…

David Swanson | Untrump the World — It Won’t Self-Impeach

Power concedes nothing without a demand, said Frederick Douglass.

Naomi Klein | Will Trump’s slow-mo walkaway, world in flames behind him, finally provoke consequences for planetary arson?

The power of the Paris Agreement was always in what social movements resolved to do with it.

Frightened by Donald Trump? You don’t know the half of it by George Monbiot

Don’t imagine that other parts of the world are immune. Corporate-funded thinktanks and fake grassroots groups are now everywhere.

Minnesota ALEC Politicians

About ALEC
ALEC is a corporate bill mill. It is not just a lobby or a front group; it is much more powerful than that.

The Republic Has Fallen: The Deep State’s Plot To Take Over America Has Succeeded

The Deep State – a.k.a. the police state, a.k.a. the military industrial complex – has taken over.

Jim Hightower | Billionaires Lay Siege to State Governments

While we’re mesmerized by Trump, shady groups are pushing corporate-friendly legislation in statehouses all over the country. By Jim Hightower  Common Dreams  May 22, 2017 (Originally published on Sunday, May 21, 2017 by OtherWords) Charles and David Koch. (Image: DonkeyHotey/flickr/cc) It’s easy to become mesmerized by The Donald Show in this year’s political circus. But a lot […]

David Rosen | Inequality: Trump’s Challenge, Trump’s Failure?

Forbes [magazine] noted that “the results are not pretty.”

Kathy Kelly | From Yemen to Iran, Syria and Iraq to the Horn of Africa, imperialism is on the march.

From Yemen to Iran, Syria and Iraq to the Horn of Africa, imperialism is on the march.