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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!
Glenn Greenwald | Democrats, Trump, and the Ongoing, Dangerous Refusal to Learn the Lesson of Brexit
The institutions and elite factions that have spent years mocking, maligning, and pillaging large portions of the population …are now shocked that their dictates and decrees go unheeded.
No candidate is addressing the global power imbalance issue.
When it comes to the TPP, there is very little by way of free trade promotion in this deal.
But if you have the money and the patience to play the long con, stealing the minerals of Afghanistan would probably have the biggest payoff. The Afghan government estimates that there could be $3 trillion worth of our minerals under their soil. Corporate America, by placing a few corrupt officials in the right places and paying a few modest bribes, can underpay Afghan mine workers to dig up their country’s resources and ship them out while corporate CEOs hardly break a sweat…
By attempting to frame the Sanders-Clinton divide as one determined solely by race and gender, Clinton surrogates have tried not only to remove from view Sanders’s support among the young, but also to avoid any discussion of class — an element of American society that is inextricably linked to issues of race and gender.