Tag Archives: corporatism

Yes to Peace, No to War: First International Conference Against US/NATO Military Bases

The myths around NATO 1. NATO is here to protect us. 2. NATO protects small countries. 3. NATO protection is necessary for US defense. The Conference Some of the primary conference themes were US world domination, colonialism and militarism; the need for unity in what is global strife and an international struggle; the need for […]

Tom Hastings | Trump kleptocracy

Since our “leaders” seem incapable, we will need to lead ourselves, it appears.

Flowers and Zeese | Visions For The Future

We’ve seen time and again that when people lead, the leaders follow.

Diana Johnstone | France: Another Ghastly Presidential Election Campaign; the Deep State Rises to the Surface

Manufacturing Consent

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Chris Hedges | The New Slave Revolt

These striking prisoners are far more effective, and far more threatening to the corporate state, than the outside multitudes entranced and manipulated by the Donald Trump andHillary Clinton Goon Show.

Despite What Media Says, TPP Isn’t About Free Trade — It’s About Protecting Corporate Profits

So the most consequential parts of the deal would actually undermine the free flow of goods and services by expanding some protectionist, anti-competitive policies sought by global corporations.

Chris Hedges | We Must Understand Corporate Power to Fight It

There is no more will to reform, or to accommodate the needs and rights of the citizens by the corporate state, than there was to accommodate the needs and rights of Jews in Nazi-occupied Poland. But until the last moment, this reality will be hidden behind the empty rhetoric of democracy and reform.

‘Outrageous and Totalitarian’: Mall of America Sues to Block Black Lives Matter Protest

Free speech and racial justice advocates are expressing outrage online under the hashtag #MOASueMeToo on Twitter.

VIDEO | Chris Hedges: Liberal failings contribute to appeal of Trump’s offensive rhetoric

The collapse of our political and cultural institutions has turned charlatans and thugs such as presidential hopeful Donald Trump into viable candidates.

▶ Stephen Kinzer on Regime Changes • Henry A. Wallace National Security Forum

The United States has long held the view that the world is mess and we need to “fix it.” But do we really know what’s best for the rest of the world, or even have the means to change it effectively?

AUDIO: Robert Sheer Interview | What Does Chris Hedges Really Want From Us?

Because what happens is that when you rise up, the elites can no longer count on the foot soldiers that maintain control both within the civil service, within the police and everywhere else, to protect them.    mac_ivan (CC BY 2.0)  truthdig.com  May 9, 2015 In advance of the May 12 release of Truthdig columnist […]

Chris Hedges: Make the Rich Panic

 “The rich are only defeated when running for their lives,” the historian C.L.R. James noted. And until you see the rich fleeing in panic from the halls of Congress, the temples of finance, the universities, the media conglomerates, the war industry and their exclusive gated communities and private clubs, all politics in America will be […]

Can the Left and Right Unite to End Corporate Rule? An Interview with Ralph Nader and Daniel McCarthy

From the article: Each side, the left and the right, is willing to let its own unfaithful allies get away with murder.

Chris Hedges: The Most Dangerous Woman in America

 The corporate powers, from Seattle’s mayor to the Chamber of Commerce and the area’s Democratic Party, are determined she be defeated, and these local corporate elites have the national elites behind them. This will be one of the most important elections in the country this year. By Chris Hedges  truthdig.com  March 15, 2015   Kshama […]

Chris Hedges: Malcolm X Was Right About America

Hedges…until we grapple with the truth about the self-destruction that lies at the heart of empire, the victims, at home and abroad, will mount. Malcolm, like James Baldwin, understood that only by facing the truth about who we are as members of an imperial power can people of color, along with whites, be liberated

Jeffrey Harrod: Feudalism, Capitalism, and Corporatism  — How the corporation is changing the world

 Write about my vision of a “post-capitalist world,” I was requested. But I find this difficult. Difficult because I believe we are already in, or nearing, a post-capitalist world if by capitalism is meant the system described by Marx and his followers about 150 years ago. by Jeffrey Harrod  Philosophers for Change  December 31, 2013   […]

Amazing Return on Investment (ROI) of Corporate Lobbying — graphic representation

Click here to enlarge image. From the article “FEUDALISM, CAPITALISM AND CORPORATISM: HOW THE CORPORATION IS CHANGING THE WORLD” in PhilosphersforChange.org. Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. Rise Up Times is also on  Pinterest, Google+ and Tumblr. Find us on Twitter […]

Who Lies — Emma’s Revolution

People in a bind, unemployment line Promise of relief from the military minds . . .   Audio only  A song appropriate for Memorial Day − from Emma’s Revolution. Available for purchase. Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook!  Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our […]