Tag Archives: christian right

How Democracies Die, by Chris Hedges

“The U.S. Republican Party, replicating the fascist parties of the 1930s, is a personality cult. Those who do not bow obsequiously before the leader and carry out the leader’s demands are banished.”

Chris Hedges | We Are All Deplorables

Martin Luther King Jr. understood the downward spiral of hating those who hate you.

▶ Sami Rasouli: On Islamophobia and Iraq, Back in the Eye of the Storm

Featuring videos of two talks by Sami Rasouli, Iraqi-American and former Minneapolis restaurant owner, who is back in Minnesota for a visit, bringing information about the situation in Iraq and information on Islamophobia, what it is, what it means in the current world situation.

Glenn Greenwald: Religious fanaticism is a huge factor for Americans’ support for Israel

Greenwald: …there is no denying that religious extremism plays a very significant role in American attitudes toward Israel. Given its importance, this is a remarkably under-discussed phenomenon, mostly because American media figures are very comfortable maligning other countries as being driven by religious fanaticism while ignoring how much their own country is.

Chris Hedges: Killing Ragheads for Jesus

“American Sniper,” like the big-budget feature films pumped out in Germany during the Nazi era to exalt deformed values of militarism, racial self-glorification and state violence, is a piece of propaganda, a tawdry commercial for the crimes of empire. By Chris Hedges  truthdig.com  January 25, 2015 Fandango “American Sniper” lionizes the most despicable aspects of […]