“Finally, we must recognize that our struggle is global. What the United States government has done to its people by denying them what they need to live a life of dignity is what the United States has imposed upon people around the world…”
“While hedonism was running rampant among young, white, urban professionals, George Floyd and his family and friends were caught up in another hallmark of the 1980s: the war on drugs.”
Rise Up Times is admittedly and consciously eclectic with a focus on media analysis and antiwar, propeace activities but inclusive of many movements that coalesce and weave in and out of each other.
“…the liberals do what they always do, chatter endlessly about political and moral positions they refuse to make any sacrifices to achieve.”
“If it were up to White folk, Trump would have walked away with Arizona, but Indigenous precincts in Navajo Nation lands reported a 60% to 90% vote for Biden-Harris.”
To me young people come first
They have the courage where we fail
“The plight of Djamel Ameziane is a real-world example of the self-serving approach to human rights practiced by the United States.”
“Save the strong, lose the weak
Trust nobody, don’t be no fool
Whatever happened to the golden rule
We got stranded…”
COVID-19 “really highlights the intersection of social determinants and historical health issues that make people more vulnerable,” Allen said.
With God on Our Side Oh my name it ain’t nothin’ My age it means less The country I come from Is called the Midwest I was taught and brought up there The laws to abide And that land that I live in Has God on its side Oh, the history books tell it They […]
“It is Difficult to Argue with God”
Chronicles how American culture – deeply rooted in white supremacy, slavery and capitalism – finds its origin story in the 17th century European colonization of Africa and North America, exposing the structural origins of American “looting.” (Amazon)
“Trump has proven to be America’s twenty-first-century maestro of death and destruction, the P.T. Barnum of, as he put it predictively enough in his Inaugural Address, “American carnage.” In fact, he’s been a master of carnage in a way no one could then have imagined.”
An interesting take on white supremacy, it’s history, and how it is being reported on today.
“Unsurprisingly, the state’s removals will likely affect the most vulnerable: young voters, voters of lower income, and citizens of racial groups that have been denied their sacred right to vote in the past.”
Greg Palast with Ralph Nader, Thom Hartmann, Mike Papantonio, on Voting by Mail, Scott Walker, and more…
“Almost 2 million ballots were cast but not counted in the 2016 presidential race. And not just anyone’s ballot gets tossed. The chance of having your vote simply go uncounted, “spoiled,” is 900% higher if you’re Black than if you’re white.”
“FREE THEM ALL! (Yes, free all of the people locked up in jails and prisons in the U.S.)”