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.)”
“Enormous amounts of money pour into various political campaigns around the U.S. with the apparent goal of influencing elections and manipulating governance throughout the nation.” How is that affecting the 5th District in Minnesota, an epi center for recent activism arount the murder of George Floyd.
A webinar originating in the UK, with participants from 49 countries worldwide with an array of panelists, including Medea Benjamin, Ajama Baraka, Max Blumenthal and Vijay Prashad. Note that this is a two-hour video, but can be viewed or listened to in parts. Organising Statement: A New Cold War against China is against the interests […]
But that left 534,510 — over half a million purged — for a reason identified only as “System Cancels.”
“The fact that the server was seized without a warrant or judicial order and now sits idle while the Germans debate whether or not to let FBI have it simply emphasizes the conclusion that censorship and retaliation, not just investigation, are the driving forces.”
“Just as the U.S. was created by taking over the lands of Indigenous peoples by force, so America as an empire uses war to expand access to markets and resources”
“Our goal is a radical change in the allocation and exercise of power — communities empowered to take responsibility for their own safety and for the future of their youth.”
“Despite his political edginess, PTSD and success as a writer, Northrup remained a warm, folksy man who continued to tell his stories in a straightforward and humorous way until his death. In 2016,”
“Since January, Trump has escalated…threats to survival. He has continued his project of dismantling the arms control regime that has provided some protection against nuclear disaster.”
“I feel a mixture of excitement and trepidation,” he said. “It feels so strange right now to be walking outside without handcuffs and shackles.”