Category corporate empire
Bombs have directly killed and injured far too many innocent people in Yemen, but starvation follows.
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 […]
How the Chinese empire will soon overtake the U.S. empire. History, background, and current status.
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.
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.
Why impeach Donald Trump?
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.
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 […]
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.
ALEC is a corporate bill mill. It is not just a lobby or a front group; it is much more powerful than that.
The Deep State – a.k.a. the police state, a.k.a. the military industrial complex – has taken over.
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 […]
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.