Tag Archives: corporatism

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 […]

Peter G. Cohen: The Suicide Path

By Peter G Cohen  Truthout.org | Op-Ed  21 May 2014 My concern is not for a political theory or system, nor for one belief or another. My concern is for the survival of humanity and as many of the living species as possible. We humans have been given an unbelievably diverse, beautiful and fruitful natural world, which […]

▶ Arundhati Roy on Her New Book, “Capitalism: A Ghost Story,” and World’s Largest Election in India

Published on Apr 9, 2014 http://www.democracynow.org – As voting begins in India in the largest elections the world has ever seen, we spend the hour with Indian novelist and essayist Arundhati Roy. Nearly 815 million Indians are eligible to vote and results will be issued in May. Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook!  […]

Henry Giroux: Radical Democracy Against Cultures of Violence

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.                                                               —  Nelson Mandela by Henry A. Giroux  January 7, 2014  PhilosophersforChange.org Guy Debord once […]

Chris Hedges: The Last Gasp of American Democracy

The political philosopher Sheldon Wolin, in his essential book “Democracy Incorporated,” calls our system of corporate governance “inverted totalitarianism,” which represents “the political coming of age of corporate power and the political demobilization of the citizenry.” By Chris Hedges  Posted on Jan 5, 2014  truthdig.com This is our last gasp as a democracy. The state’s wholesale intrusion into our lives […]

Popular Resistance: Day Of Mourning Statement From Leonard Peltier

This may sound like the ramblings of some old 69 year old man in prison for 38 years but I have had a lot of time to think about these things and when my grandchildren come to visit me, it gives me a sense of urgency for all of us to start doing something NOW! […]

Chomsky on Anarchism, Propaganda, Libertarianism, Free College Education and Student Action

It’s never going to be easy.  There’s going to be repression.  There’s going to be backlash.  But that’s the way society moves forward. Noam Chomsky> The Modern Success Interview By Michael S. Wilson  May 31st, 2013  www.modernsuccess.org Everyone knows what one looks like.  They’ve got the leather boots.  Maybe some chains.  Trench-coats.  They wait in dark […]

David Swanson> Drowning on Wall Street and Ending World War II

Drowning on Wall Street and Ending World War II  The Marshall Plan was a plan for domination — smarter and more skillful domination than some other attempts — but still domination.  U.S. capitalist control was the highest purpose.  By David Swanson (about the author)     OpEdNews Op Eds 10/30/2012  Imagine if George W. Bush had stood on the smoking ruins […]

“Make A Ruckus”> Robert Reich Hails Occupy for Exposing Concentration of Wealth and Power

Make A Ruckus”>  Robert Reich Hails Occupy for Exposing Concentration of Wealth and Power  Amy Goodman> Democracy Now! Video Interview May 8, 2012    Nation of Change In his new book, “Beyond Outrage,” former Labor Secretary Robert Reich opens with a dedication to the Occupy Wall Street movement. He writes: “To the Occupiers, and all […]

FAIR> May Day Media

May Day Media Posted on 05/02/2012 by Peter Hart   FAIR With Occupy Wall Street making its May Day comeback, what did the corporate media have to say? Take a look at the New York Times story (5/2/12), which was stuffed in the Metro section and focused on… well, take a look at the headline: About half of the article is […]

Israel, MEK and state sponsor of Terror groups

Israel, MEK and state sponsor of Terror groups BY GLENN GREENWALD   FRIDAY FEB 10, 2012    salon.com Howard Dean and Rudy Giuliani  (Credit: AP)  One of the most under-reported political stories of the last year is the devoted advocacy of numerous prominent American political figures on behalf of an Iranian group long formally designated as a Terrorist organization under U.S. […]

Which presidential candidates have earned the defense industry’s support?

President Obama is leading the pack in donations from the defense industry. Paul’s already received more donations from members of the military and DOD than Obama has: nearly $96,000 to Obama’s almost $76,000, as of third quarter 2011. Megan Carpentier, Raw Story Submitted by David Culver Though Americans far and away identify economic problems as […]

Video> Death of Bill of Rights> Sara Flounders> NDAA Means War on the Bill of Rights

Press Conference to condemn the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012 which attacks Freedom of Speech and Assembly, the right to a speedy and public trial by jury, knowing the charges, attorney of choice, freedom from unreasonable search and seizures. The Act also allows for the army to operate on U.S. soil and allows for […]

Video> Occupy the North Pole

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The Defining Issue: Not Government’s Size, But Who It’s For

In a recent Pew Foundation poll, 77 percent of respondents said too much power is in the hands of a few rich people and corporations. Do Regulations Really Kill Jobs Overall? Robert Reich, Huffington Post The defining political issue of 2012 won’t be the government’s size. It will be who government is for. Americans have […]

Stunning Photos of How Occupy Oakland Took Over the City

Click here for more Stunning Photos Of How Occupy Oakland Took Over The City  Business Insider    November 3, 2011    Linette Lopez and Robert Johnson WAMMToday is now on Facebook! Check the WAMMToday page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. You may also subscribe to WAMMToday from this blog […]

Coalition Against NATO/G8 War & Poverty Agenda

Coalition Against NATO/G8 War & Poverty Agenda  By Meredith Aby   WAMM Newsletter   November 2011  Chicago will host the NATO/G8 summit from May 15-22, 2012. Simultaneously, the U.S.-financed 28-nation military alliance, NATO, is meeting with a summit of the G8 world powers, the main economic council of wealthy nations. The G8 includes the United Kingdom, France, […]

Video> The other 98%> The not-so-silent majority

The other 98% > The not-so-silent majority Uploaded by other98 on Jul 21, 2010 Our graphics guy grabbed a bunch of our best slogans and strung them together in what looks like a rather polished 30 second P.S.A. for The Other 98% Now all we need is millions and millions of dollars to run it […]

Falling for New Neocon Propaganda> Ray McGovern

Falling for New Neocon Propaganda Exclusive: One not-so-funny fact about Washington is that nearly all the news media stars who fell for neoconservative falsehoods about Iraq are still around to fall for new ones on Iran, even some like Richard Cohen who briefly regretted his earlier gullibility, notes ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern.  By Ray McGovern   October 22, 2011  consortium news […]

Lake Street Protest Builds New Energy

International Anti-War Days, October 15/16, 2011, was celebrated in Minneapolis with a march down Lake Street, ending at South High School for a rally. This was the largest crowd of peace activists seen on the streets for some time. WAMMToday is now on Facebook! Check the WAMMToday page for posts from this blog and more! […]