Tag Archives: American poverty

The Age of Radical Evil, by Chris Hedges

Who are those who would sacrifice us on the altar of global capitalism? How did they amass the power to deny us a voice?

How to take on fascism without getting played, by George Lakey

The cause of rising fascism is the economic elite and its wish to take more and more of the country’s wealth for itself.

To Hell With Lazarus: The Canonizing of American Oligarchy, The Demonization of the Poor by Edward G. Rhymes

The various ways in which the wealthy and powerful corporations are allowed to skirt shouldering more of the responsibility when it comes to alleviating the financial suffering of our nation is disturbing.

Robert Reich | The Theme That Unites All Trump’s Initiatives Is Cruelty

Trump is embarking on an orgy of cruelty for absolutely no reason. This is morally repugnant.

Henry A. Giroux: Hope in a time of permanent war

Giroux: Democratic hope is a subversive, defiant practice that makes power visible and interrogates and resists those events, social relations, and ideas that pose a threat to democracy.

▶ Honoring MLK: King on War and DN! Newly Discovered 1964 MLK Speech on Civil Rights, Segregation & Apartheid South Africa

King had the courage to tell the truth knowing full well that his life would likely end. The nation besmirches King’s memory by largely focusing on his early “I have a dream” period and by refusing to recognize and honor his peace activism and his work to upend the corporate war on the poor. By […]

Video> Chris Hedges “Brace Yourself! The American Empire Is Over & The Descent Is Going To Be

Chris Hedges “Brace Yourself! The American Empire Is Over & The Descent Is Going To Be Horrible” An informative video:  The empire of consumption.  The fall of the empire.  Serving the interests of the corporate state.  Betrayal of working people in America.  Deregulation of the FCC.    Destruction of banking system.  Indefinite detention.  Reagan, Clinton, […]