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“They sued me as a civil racketeer, under a civil RICO statute for $60 billion,” he said. “That was the largest amount of money an American individual ever had been sued for. This began a ten-year campaign to demonize me by Chevron and by its judicial allies.”
“- US escalating military threats against shipments of desperately needed supplies pose a threat to the entire world.”
Can we stop the race to the abyss?
“Neoliberal capitalism is the underlying pandemic feeding the current global shortage of hospitals, medical supplies, beds and robust social welfare provisions, and increasingly an indifference to human life. The social contract has been all but eliminated while notions of the public good, social obligations and democratic forms of solidarity are under attack.”
“The macro story here is that the United States shattered Iraqi society, and then Iran came in to pick up the pieces.”
What country has the most crude oil reserve?
After witnessing the influx of migrants on the more recent ‘migrant caravans’ predominantly coming from Honduras, I felt called to go to Honduras—to be present to a land that though deeply rich in natural resources and culture was becoming increasingly dangerous and uninhabitable for its citizenry to the point where people felt compelled to risk […]
The plan rightly acknowledges that America’s armed forces use a downright obscene amount of energy. (According to Common Dreams, “The Pentagon’s carbon footprint is 70 percent of total U.S. emissions …
When we pit ourselves against the culture of death—and this means performing acts of civil disobedience and noncompliance, it means becoming an outlaw in the eyes of the corporate state—then suffering, and even death, does not have the last word.
In a new interview with Scientific American, the celebrated linguist and political theorist opines on a range of topics including classical liberalism, Trump’s presidency and his own vision of a better world. He also further clarifies why he considers the Republican Party to be “the most dangerous organization in human history.” By Jacob Sugarman Truthdig TD ORIGINALS November […]
U.S. politicians view the rest of the world as America’s hinterland, to be exploited, abused and ignored with impunity.
After Trump and Pussy Hats: the final stages of capitalism
Tar sands oil is the world’s dirtiest oil.
Standard economic ideology insists that the real problem is that wages have not fallen enough!