The military-industrial complex: The way that Perpetual Wars overseas and territorial acquisition overseas benefits are only for the ruling and Military classes and the arms industry and does not benefit the ordinary working class at all...
VFP members, like so many others in the struggle for peace and justice, are always on the defensive because corporations wield governing power and we are always reacting to them — fighting another specific weapons system, another invasion, another human rights violation. How Different Our Work Would Be in a Democracy Presenters: Mike Ferner, More
WE AFFIRM our commitment to freedom, justice, and equality for the Palestinian people and all people. WE OPPOSE all forms of racism, bigotry, discrimination, and oppression; and WE DECLARE ourselves an apartheid-free community and to that end, WE PLEDGE to join others in working to end all support to Israel’s apartheid regime, settler colonialism, and military occupation.
Saint Zelensky Suspends Election & Steals $400 Million in US Aid. by David Mulinix / Original to Rise Up Times / Source links below. To get the US public to support the US Empire's Proxy War in Ukraine, the Biden regime's pro-war propaganda paints a picture of Zelensky as a saint fighting for democracy. More
The failure by journalists to mount a campaign to free Julian Assange, or expose the vicious smear campaign against him, is one more catastrophic and self-defeating blunder by the news media. Journalists Abandoned Julian Assange and Slit Their Own Throats By CHRIS HEDGES The Chris Hedges Report July 9, 2023 When Goliaths Infiltrate the More
Timing is crucial in media and politics—and never more so than when war is at stake. It’s completely unsatisfactory for journalists to toe the war line for years and then finally report, in effect: Now it can be told—years too late.
The public defunding of universities, along with their seizure by corporations and the uber rich, is part of the slow-motion corporate coup d’état. The goal is to enforce conformity and obedience, to train young people to fill their slots in the corporate machine and leave unquestioned the status quo. The accumulation of vast wealth, no matter how nefarious, is prized as the highest good.
It is clear then that the real question is how to create this unity and how to create a convergence between organisations fighting for justice and human rights. There is a great truth in the saying “there is strength in unity”.
We need to get all our leaders around the table and force them to say: “No more war!”. That would be the point where dialogue can start.
"President Biden should seize the opportunity to change course by adopting a new directive on hunger strikes and addressing the underlying cause of so many hunger strikes: an abusive immigration detention system,”
"To my fellow Jews, to my friends in the Democratic party who want to support Israel and think of themselves as Progressive, it is important to look at what Israeli law today does, what the lived experiences of Palestinians today means,"