Tag Archives: Civil Disobedience
Like many of you, I suspect, I live a divided life—as described by the Italian communist Antonio Gramsci—with the pessimism of the intellect and the optimism of the will. —Polly Mann The VIetnam War Era Oral History Project is a project of the Minnesota Historical Society that has documented the experiences of Minnesotans during the […]
Among other topics, Ayana and Chris discuss wealth inequality, deindustrialization and the rise of the gig economy, the birth of fascism and Christian fundamentalism, and the fusion of corporate and government power under the reigning umbrella of the security state. Photo: Chris Gold For the Wild World interviews journalist and author Chris Hedges who guides […]
“I am the voice you never hear
If I spoke would you listen?”
Challenging the institutional racism and violence in our law enforcement culture: A Not Guilty Verdict to celebrate
These bits of fractured history are examples to me of the fact that what we accomplish is the result of not just what one or two persons do but rather the result of community action through time.
“We’re not talking about political differences. We’re talking about thousands of children being kidnapped and put in jails.”
The lawyer has filed a motion to dismiss Madden’s case, arguing he’d gone to the airport to “publicly express his opinion on an issue… at the center of a national debate.”
Donald Trump is the result of a long process of political, cultural and social decay. He is a product of our failed democracy.
Readers may ponder the sanity of a society that imprisoned those who substantively opposed a war of aggression by a superpower against a relatively small agrarian nation.
50 state bills, Minnesota included, with a link to find information on your state.
Senate War Powers resolution on ending unauthorized US support for the war in Yemen – A bipartisan Senate resolution on Yemen will be introduced in mid-January and has a good chance of passing.
Totalitarianism is. . . a system in which human beings, both as individuals and distinct groups, become surplus, unnecessary, and unwanted, cease to have any intrinsic value as human beings — are dehumanized.
What can we do to GROUND the DRONES? SHUT DOWN CREECH!
“White Silence Equals Violence”
The sixties produced a conviction that “democracy is in the streets.” The Trump era may echo that. Protest against Donald Trump. (photo: Jim Vondruska/NurPhoto/Getty Images) By Jelani Cobb The New Yorker RSN January 1, 2017 n December 6th, less than a month after the election, Vice-President Joe Biden, who was in New York to receive […]
…contrary to common opinion, violence has been steadily decreasing by a number of measures for several millennia.