Category corporate empire
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.
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.
Trump is embarking on an orgy of cruelty for absolutely no reason. This is morally repugnant.
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.
Glenn Greenwald | The New Yorker’s Big Cover Story Reveals Five Uncomfortable Truths About U.S. and Russia
Democratic media outlets have … predictably cheered this opus for exposing “Russian President Vladimir Putin’s influence on the presidential election.”
People dare to be comfortable with uncertainty if they are in solidarity with each other.
“Where resides the rebel heart?” Without the rebellious heart, without people who understand that there’s no sacrifice we can make that is too great…
a recent Inspector General’s audit report showed that $6.5 trillion in “defense” spending could not be accounted for.
Stop the TPP!
How the UAE is recruiting hackers to create the perfect surveillance state.
No candidate is addressing the global power imbalance issue.
To transform our society into a democracy, we first have to dismantle the myth of democracy as currently defined.
Video exposes the American Legislative Exchange Council’s (ALEC) effort to push corporate backed model legislation in state legislatures.
It’s a hard to imagine a more terrible crime. Geocide is bigger than genocide.
As Lee Fang observed recently in The Intercept, “The escalating anti-Russian rhetoric in the U.S. presidential campaign comes in the midst of a major push by military contractors to position Moscow as a potent enemy that must be countered with a drastic increase in military spending by NATO countries.”
The fiction of democracy remains useful, not only for corporations, but for our bankrupt liberal class. If the fiction is seriously challenged, liberals will be forced to consider actual resistance, which will be neither pleasant nor easy.
The pith helmets may have long gone, but the blood has never dried. A nineteenth century contempt for countries and peoples, depending on their degree of colonial usefulness, remains a centrepiece of modern “globalisation”, with its perverse socialism for the rich and capitalism for the poor–