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After a fierce indictment of what he calls the kleptocracy that rules the United States, Hedges urges organizing “with lightning speed” because this is our “last chance” to do so.
The power of nonviolent action is built on the strength and capacity of people, as proven by recent protest movements across the globe.
We’ve seen time and again that when people lead, the leaders follow.
“We have power.”
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Evergreene Digest | A diatribe against the cultural decline in America also offers a way out A review of America at War with Itself by Henry A. Giroux
A diatribe against the cultural decline in America also offers a way out A review of America at War with Itself ~ Henry A. Giroux Related: Table of Contents, Foreword, and the First Chapter from America at War with Itself Related: Will Americans Submit to Despotism in an Urge to ‘Escape from Freedom’Shelley Walia, The […]
James Kilgore | Mass Incarceration in the Cornfields: Shattered Families and Racial Profiling in Small-Town America
Taylor believes the absence of her father made a huge difference. If he had been around, she observed, “the household would have been more structured … I don’t think my brother and sister would have gotten into trouble.”
The Guardian is launching a new project that will aim to cover a diverse range of new activism.
“Our voices are making a difference, and making it more difficult for them and the administration to undo all of the important consumer protections that we fought so hard for.”
Standing Rock Once more, the living dead have risen to steal the beaten, bloody land, to plunder history, to despoil the one true mother for coins and capital, for power’s poisoned love. So, yet again, tribes have gathered as ancestors had when the criminals first came to murder and plunder, to stand against the storm, […]
The Rage of Caliban: Identity Politics, the Travel Ban, and the Shifting Ideological Framework of the Resistance
Islamophobia is not the same thing as racism, just as fascism is not the same thing as Hate. Any effective resistance to Trump’s agenda will have to go much further than the official opposition rhetoric that invites us to conflate these things. By PETER GAFFNEY Counterpunch February 16, 2017 The travel ban was a […]
On appeal, not only did the Ninth Circuit rule 3-0 against Trump, but they also chided him on his lack of understanding of the checks and balances of the Constitution.
With every act [Trump] makes new enemies for himself and strengthens their commitment; he has his followers, but he gains no new friends.
When a mass movement is united against the power elites it is unstoppable.
“It is not in numbers, but in unity, that our great strength lies…”
“What comes from the heart reaches the heart. Period.”
The more despotic a regime becomes, the more it creates a climate of fear that transforms into terror. At the same time, it invests tremendous energy and resources in censorship and propaganda to maintain the fiction of the just and free state.
While some people are calling 2016 the worst political year ever, we are optimistic that the movement is on track for transformational change.
Our responsibility is to resist, resist and transform.
We have observed that the incoming administration does not respect the right to protest and responds aggressively to dissent.