Tag Archives: Democratic party

Some Progressives Are in Denial About Trump’s Fascist Momentum

“Fascist politics exchanges reality for the pronouncements of a single individual, or perhaps a political party. Regular and repeated obvious lying is part of the process by which fascist politics destroys the information space.”

Neoliberalism Has Radicalized a Whole Generation, by Conor Lynch

“Neoliberalism is the opposite of solidarity.”

Chris Hedges: Democrats Have No Moral Authority on Impeachment

“Democrats are…living in an alternative reality.”

Democracy fatigue and how to fight it: Henry Giroux on life in the age of Trump: DeVega interviews Giroux

“Neoliberal fascism and Trumpism are a form of fascist politics that basically wears its own racism and modes of exploitation and humiliation as a badge of honor.”

Dorothee Benz: ‘We Need to Do Everything We Can on All Fronts’

“Three years in, [the Democrats] still haven’t understood that it’s not business as usual. Right? They’ve had to be pushed every step of the way to show any real resistance to the extent that they have.”

Chris Hedges: Hope Lies in the Streets

“The violent suppression of protesters in France, Chile, Iraq, Iran, Lebanon, India and Hong Kong is already underway, a window into what may be coming to England, the United States and other countries that attempt to throw off the yoke of corporate oppression.”

An American Tragedy: Empire at Home and Abroad, by Maj. Danny Sjursen

As a child myself, educated in public schools that peddled the dangerous myth of American exceptionalism, I never imagined a day when my government would separate refugee children from their parents…

Our Opponents’ Actions Show We’re Winning: Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese

There are people in every segment of the power structure that see the problems and want to help put in place solutions.

The War on Assange Is a War on Press Freedom, by Chris Hedges

The persecution of Assange is part of a broad assault against anti-capitalist and anti-imperialist news organizations.

DN! | “Trump Creates Crises and Preys on Fear”: Rep. Jayapal on Policy of Separating Kids from Parents

Also includes a DN! video: Caged Children & Terrified Infants: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Describes “Acts of Indecency” at Border

Chelsea Manning: We Need to Stop This ‘Death Machine of Power’

All these systems are overlapping, and they’re suffocating people, deliberately and methodically, over decades. And this has been a continuing—you know, like people have been building this whirling death machine of power for decades now.

Chris Hedges Sums Up Our Collective Predicament and the Solution

Commentary on gloomy Chris Hedges: Feel good industry denies reality of situation of planet earth, economic inequality and militarization of our culture. Predatory systems that effect all of us globally. CP Editor  Counterpunch  Media of the Day  January 31, 2018  More articles by:CP EDITOR

Color Revolution Comes Home?

The whole system is guilty.

DN! | Bernie Sanders on Resisting Trump, Why the Democratic Party is an “Absolute Failure” & More

Bernie Sanders outlines the current victories, the struggle ahead, what the future can bring.

Corporate Media ALWAYS Wants More War (Young Turks Video)

The inducements and encouragements to buy into an extreme anti-Russia frenzy have become pervasive.

Norman Solomon | ‘Russiagate’: When Progressives Sound Like Demagogues

It’s sad to see so much eagerness to trust in the absolute credibility of institutions like the CIA and NSA—institutions that previously earned wise distrust.

Henry A. Giroux | Trump’s War on Dangerous Memory and Critical Thought

Historical legacies of racist oppression and dangerous memories can be troublesome for the neo-fascist now governing American society.

Glenn Greenwald | The New Yorker’s Big Cover Story Reveals Five Uncomfortable Truths About U.S. and Russia

Democratic media outlets have … predictably cheered this opus for exposing “Russian President Vladimir Putin’s influence on the presidential election.”

Chris Hedges | The Elites Won’t Save Us 

The tension between the Trump White House and segments of the establishment, including the courts, the intelligence community and the State Department, has been misconstrued as evidence that the elites will remove Trump from power.

Chris Hedges | The Real Purpose of the U.S. Government’s Report on Alleged Hacking by Russia

The purposes of the declassified report…offers no evidence of hacking…