Tag Archives: corporate globalization

Popular Resistance> Is Radical Remaking of Economy Taking Root?

The best news of the week was people standing up and insisting that the government and big business respond to their needs. We’ve seen a series of major protests that have garnered little corporate media attention, but show a growing popular resistance. By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers  May 28, 2013  LAProgressive.com Check the new […]

50,000 protest> Photos from the Climate Change/No XL Pipeline in DC Feb. 17, 2013

Click the link below to see a series of photos from the protest. http://www.rightnow.io/breaking-news/airjordans-dc_bn_1361024630924.html  

Poster> Noam Chomsky on modern state capitalism

Land Destroyer> Western Geopolitical Blitzkrieg in Sudan

Western Geopolitical Blitzkrieg in Sudan Sudan: Protests and the Politics of Regime Change Eric Draitser   Land Destroyer    July 23, 2012 StopImperialism.com  (Images & captions added)  The protests that have broken out in Sudan are, on the surface, the manifestation of legitimate grievances.  Portrayed in the Western media as a direct response to austerity measures implemented by […]

Kathy Kelly> The Longest War

The Longest War By Kathy Kelly    VCNW   July 2012 Overcoming Lies and Indifference This article was first published by the Mobilizing Ideas website. In April of 2003, I returned from Iraq after having lived there during the U.S. Shock and Awe bombing and the initial weeks of the invasion. Before the bombing I had traveled […]

Noam Chomsky> Somebody Else’s Atrocities

 Somebody Else’s Atrocities by Noam Chomsky  Published: Monday 4 June 2012   Nation of Change In the history of human rights, the worst atrocities are always committed by somebody else, never us – whoever “us” is.  In his penetrating study “Ideal Illusions: How the U.S. Government Co-Opted Human Rights,” international affairs scholar James Peck observes, […]

Video> NATO Is Army For Corporations Say MN Protesters

Published on May 29, 2012 by UpTakeVideo About 100 Minnesotans journeyed to Chicago on May 20, 2012 to participate with 20,000 others in protesting the meeting of NATO nations. The people were protesting the NATO military actions including a recent addition of drones to the NATO arsenal. Much of the general reporting was about the confrontations with the […]

Top Obama Officials, Secretive Process Create ‘Assassination List’

Top Obama Officials, Secretive Process Create ‘Assassination List’ President Obama’s counter-terrorism chief has “seized the lead” in secretly determining who will die by US drone – Common Dreams staff    Published on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 by Common Dreams US officials with firsthand knowledge of how the government determines who gets put on the CIA and […]

Rob Kall> Framing Protesters and Media as Terrorists

Framing Protesters and Media as Terrorists By Rob Kall (about the author)     May 21, 2012   opednews.com You need to read this. Three NATO Activists Charged with Terror Plot After Posting Video of Police Harassment  We’ve seen the US prosecute and imprison eco-protesters as terrorists.  We’ve seen many examples of police arresting people who photograph or video police making […]

Meredith Aby> Anti-war activists speak out against intervention in Syria

Anti-war activists speak out against intervention in Syria By Meredith Aby | May 14, 2012    FightbackNews St. Paul, MN – Forty people gathered at Cahoots Coffee Shop May 9th to hear from anti-war speakers at a program entitled “Syria: The Myth of Humanitarian Intervention,” organized by the Women Against Military Madness (WAMM) Mideast Committee. […]

Michael T. Klare> The Energy Wars Heat Up> Six Recent Clashes and Conflicts on a Planet Heading Into Energy Overdrive

The Energy Wars Heat Up> Six Recent Clashes and Conflicts on a Planet Heading Into Energy Overdrive Posted by Michael Klare at 7:42am, May 10, 2012     Tom Dispatch Conflict and intrigue over valuable energy supplies have been features of the international landscape for a long time.  Major wars over oil have been fought every decade or so […]

Chris Hedges> Welcome to the Asylum

Welcome to the Asylum Also published as “The Implosion of Capitalism” By Chris Hedges    30 April 2012      Truthdig | Op-Ed Picking through scraps in a Kolkata, India waste dump. (Photo: Sterneck) When civilizations start to die they go insane. Let the ice sheets in the Arctic melt. Let the temperatures rise. Let the air, […]

May Day Minneapolis in Video and Picture

May Day Minneapolis in Video and Picture Here are just a few of the many videos and photos from May Day in Minneapolis.  Click here to watch the KSTP video Monday night in preparation for May Day. MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP)  Channel 5 OccupyMN protestors are expecting more people to turn out in support of the movement […]

Noam Chomsky> Occupy Points to a “Different Way of Living”

Noam Chomsky> Occupy Points to a “Different Way of Living” Thursday, 26 April 2012 14:11 By John Feffer    Foreign Policy in Focus | Book Review    truthout Noam Chomsky. (Photo: Jean-Baptiste LABRUNE / Flickr) Noam Chomsky is uniquely skilled to provide context to the Occupy movement and encourage its growth into new stages of energetic initiatives. […]

Bill McKibben> Payola for the most Profitable Corporations in History> And Why Taxpayers Shouldn’t Stand for It Any More

Tomgram: Bill McKibben, How You Subsidize the Energy Giants to Wreck the Planet Posted by Bill McKibben at 9:20am, April 5, 2012. Just in case you’re running for national office, here are a few basic stats to orient you when you hit Washington (thanks to the invaluable Open Secrets website of the Center for Responsive Politics).  In 2011, the […]

Jeremy Brecher> Occupy May Day: Not Your Usual General Strike

Occupy May Day: Not Your Usual General Strike  Based on a talk by Jeremy Brecher to Occupy University, Zuccotti Park By Jeremy Brecher      Common Dreams    March 26, 2012    October2011 Last December, Occupy Los Angeles proposed a General Strike on May 1 “for migrant rights, jobs for all, a moratorium on foreclosures, and peace – […]

Robert Jensen> The corporate media crisis: Everything old is new again

The corporate media crisis: Everything old is new again By Robert Jensen    03 April 2012     MWC News These days there’s one political point on which one can usually get consensus: Mainstream journalists are failing. In common parlance, most everyone ‘hates the media.’ But there is little agreement on why journalism might be inadequate to the task […]

Greg Palast> Radio interview and excerpt from Vulture’s Picnic

Radio Show, BP settlement 03/06/12 The Shannyn Moore Show – Greg Palast talks about the BP settlement 00:31:12 Excerpt from Chapter 1 of Greg Palast’s Book Vulture’s Picnic Texas and Tokyo By mid-May 2010, with his presidency floating face down in the Gulf, Barack Obama had yet another crisis to deal with. Obama still had […]

Wikileaks emails indicate Stratfor discovered Israel already destroyed Iran’s nuclear facilities | The Raw Story

Wikileaks emails indicate Stratfor discovered Israel already destroyed Iran’s nuclear facilities By Andrew Jones    February 27, 2012     Raw Story Growing concerns over Iran’s nuclear facilities may prove to be all for naught. Officials from the global intelligence company Stratfor allegedly discussed that Israel may have already destroyed the Iranian nuclear facility, according to […]

MNASAP> Make Out, Not War, February 14, The People’s Plaza, Minneapolis