The corporate state welcomes this violence because violence is a language it can speak with a proficiency and ruthlessness that none of these groups can match.
Certainly, it is obvious that Trump is a racist, xenophobe and egregious sexist. But most of all, he is emblematic of a ruthless corporate, self-serving, greedy elite who will do anything to consolidate their class and financial power.
I understand people can have reasonable differences of opinion on trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), but why is it that the proponents have to insist, with zero evidence, that not doing the deal was an economic disaster?
U.S. politicians view the rest of the world as America’s hinterland, to be exploited, abused and ignored with impunity.
An eye-opening object lesson in U.S. military strength around the world with a special in depth report on Ukraine.
Politics is priorities, and ours align with a specific class whose interests are far out of line with the collective good.
Naomi Klein | The worst of Donald Trump’s toxic agenda is lying in wait. A major U.S. crisis will unleash it.
So, in a very real sense, preventing war and averting climate chaos are one and the same fight.
ALEC is a corporate bill mill. It is not just a lobby or a front group; it is much more powerful than that.
The Deep State – a.k.a. the police state, a.k.a. the military industrial complex – has taken over.
The philosopher casts a cold eye on the economic facts of American life in the 21st century. He looks at the 10 principles of concentration and power at work in America today.
William Hartung | The American Way of War Is a Budget-Breaker: Never Has a Society Spent More for Less
Put another way, preparations for and the pursuit of war will ensure that any future America is dirtier, sicker, poorer, more rickety, and less safe.
The Paris talks signalled an important change in the climate movement as thousands of activists gathered from all over the world to organise global action.
The roots and strength of local grassroots organizations
As you can see, those whom the American people have elected into office are often among the “upper crust” of society.
Since our “leaders” seem incapable, we will need to lead ourselves, it appears.
Forbes [magazine] noted that “the results are not pretty.”
“Trump has accomplished only one thing that is remarkable—he’s awoken American democracy like never before” By Nadia Prupis, staff writer Common Dreams April 28, 2017 “If sustained, this golden era of citizen activism may indeed be one of President Trump’s greatest legacies—albeit unwittingly.” (Photo: http://www.shotboxer.com/cc) Some of the nation’s leading watchdog groups released reports this week […]
Based on a trove of more than 11 million leaked files, the investigation exposes a cast of characters who use offshore companies to facilitate bribery, arms deals, tax evasion, financial fraud and drug trafficking.