Category Social Change

Whither the Anti-war Movement?

The duopoly succumbed to the war machine, while organized resistance got pushed to the fringe.

Why Lawsuits Are Not Enough to Stop the Far Right

What this shows is not that legal solutions aren’t valuable…but that they provide ample additional organizing opportunities.

Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin: Breaking Through the Political Barriers to Free Education

There is no economic reason why free education cannot flourish from schools through colleges and university.

In Conversation with Henry Giroux (Video)

critical issues within Education, Culture and Society as applied to culture, politics, and resistance today.

In our focus on the digital, have we lost our sense of what being human means?

In making the machines smarter, we have sacrificed a little something of ourselves – we run the risk of being reduced to data and the decisions it drives.

Michael Moore | My Proposal to Repeal and Replace the 2nd Amendment

We can start with the upcoming midterm election. Let every candidate know: If you take NRA money, we will remove you from office.

Henry A. Giroux | Donald Trump’s passion for cruelty

U.S. President’s apparent passion for cruelty speaks to a greater American illness.

Why Arendt Matters: Revisiting “The Origins of Totalitarianism”

Totalitarian movements, Arendt writes, go beyond propaganda and embrace violence.

Ezekiel E. Rhymes | A Perspective on Antifa

What we do know for sure, is the majority of violence initiated at Fascist rallies, has been due to Neo-Nazis and White Supremacists.

Playing The Un-American Card: America’s Real Race Card

Race and citizenship defined by white men

Chomsky: Antifa, Bringing Violence and Playing into the Alt-Right’s Hands

Certain Antifa members have been caught on video harassing minorities, whom they have labeled “fascists” just for disagreeing with them.

Henry Giroux on a Politics of Cruelty Without Euphemisms (Audio)

Trump and the new American authoritarianism; our nation’s growing culture of cruelty; America at war with itself; the “post-truth” world; attacks on the free press and higher education…

RISE UP TIMES | People Powered Media

Rise Up Times, People Powered Media

The Great Correction – Eliza Gilkyson (Music Video)

Thanks, once again, for your musical commentary about our bewildering world; your heartfelt lyrics, simple strong guitar work–support for us resisters. (A viewer comment on the video page)

Chris Hedges and Noam Chomsky: Requiem for the American Dream, Part 2 (Video)

Wealth, power, and the American Dream

On Violent and Nonviolent Activism, the Media, Philando, and the G20 (and Charlottesville!)

Do we play into the hands of those who are moving us toward a totalitarian state by succumbing to the temptation to use violence in the streets like the neo-Nazi alt-right?

Color Revolution Comes Home?

The whole system is guilty.

Beyond Violence and Nonviolence

The argument over violence and nonviolence — one of the oldest and most divisive on the left — is back.

Leftist celebs flirt with violence, get it on baseball field by Jon Rappaport

These celebs are clueless.

Naomi Klein | How to Resist Trump’s Shock Doctrine (Video)

One thing I’ve learned over two decades of reporting from dozens of crises around the world: these tactics can be resisted.