What country has the most crude oil reserve?
The separation of governmental powers into three branches has become a fiction nullified by a veritable corporate coup d’état.
Who are those who would sacrifice us on the altar of global capitalism? How did they amass the power to deny us a voice?
Chris Hedge s “Time to Rebel,” Bernie Sanders plan to get corporate money out of politics, corporate hegemony, worker rights and wages and more… Time to Rebel by Chris HedgesThe corporate forces that have seized control of our political and economic systems will, unchecked, drive us into extinction for profit. All we have left is […]
Trump…will not go quietly into this good night. He will attempt to bring the whole rotten edifice down with him. And he may succeed.
Henry Giroux on His Latest Book — The Terror of the Unforeseen — and How Neoliberal Capitalism Sets the Stage for Fascism
Money drives politics. We all know that now. But the other side of this is that it’s not just an economic system, it’s also an ideological system. [Neoliberalism] operates off the assumption that the market can solve all problems — not simply in the economy, but in all of social life — so it becomes a template and a model for all social relations.
The concept of defensive war has been used to excuse numerous aggressive wars.
U.S. sanctions are not whimsical expressions of this president. They are tools used to retain hegemonic power in a multipolar world no longer willing to tolerate such an aspiration.
Why should the United States have the power to control what others are doing elsewhere in the world? I mean, it’s an outlandish situation. It goes on all the time. We never even notice it. At least there’s no comment on it. On April 12, 2019, hundreds of people packed into the Old South Church […]
The original doctrine of socialism meant government ownership of the means of production—heavy industries, railroads, banks, and the like. Nobody in national politics today is suggesting such a takeover. As one quipster put it, “How can Washington take ownership of the banks when the banks own Washington?” Consumer rights advocate and former presidential candidate Ralph […]
A report with full profiles of 28 companies connected to the production of nuclear weapons. Most are located in the U.S.
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 …
The cause of rising fascism is the economic elite and its wish to take more and more of the country’s wealth for itself.
“Surprise surprise,” Venezuela tops the list. Saudi Arabia is second.