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“Neoliberal capitalism is the underlying pandemic feeding the current global shortage of hospitals, medical supplies, beds and robust social welfare provisions, and increasingly an indifference to human life. The social contract has been all but eliminated while notions of the public good, social obligations and democratic forms of solidarity are under attack.”
“President” Trump and the Corona Virus Voters Are Finally Starting to Notice the Trump Administration’s Botched Response to the Pandemic MOTHER JONES April 4, 2020 As the country was gripped by the coronavirus pandemic in March, President Donald Trump saw some of the best approval numbers of his presidency. Multiple polls showed that a small […]
“Organized mass human murder is not better or nicer when it has a NATO banner next to it.”
The fate of organized human society, even of the survival of the species, depends on this [US relations with Russia].
Trump has sucked all of the oxygen out of democracy and has put in play a culture and mode of politics that kills empathy, wallows in cruelty and fear and mutilates democratic ideals.
Is anybody paying attention?
Whether this should have been a unilateral action is something we all must consider.
Demagogues expend great energy marginalizing, censoring and silencing all critics, something the corporate state has already done to dissidents such as Noam Chomsky and Ralph Nader. They use the media, especially the airwaves, as a vast public relations department to amplify their lies and promote their personality cults. By Chris Hedges Truthdig December 11, 2016 […]
Giroux: Already imperiled before the aftershocks of the terrorists’ attacks, democracy became even more fragile in the aftermath of 9/11. Almost fourteen years later, the historical rupture produced by the events of 9/11 has transformed a terrorist attack into a war on terror that mimics the very crimes it pledged to eliminate.
“American Sniper,” like the big-budget feature films pumped out in Germany during the Nazi era to exalt deformed values of militarism, racial self-glorification and state violence, is a piece of propaganda, a tawdry commercial for the crimes of empire. By Chris Hedges truthdig.com January 25, 2015 Fandango “American Sniper” lionizes the most despicable aspects of […]
image via twitter Not surprisingly, much of the “where is the Muslim outrage” outrage is coming from… Fox News, as Media Matters notes. Fox’s own Monica Crowley, for example, said that Muslims “should be condemning” the attack and that she hadn’t “heard any condemnation… from any groups.” By Katie Halper TheRawStory.com January 9, 2015 Every time an extremist who […]
Allen Clifton: Dish Network Exposes Fox News as Nothing More than a Conservative Entertainment Channel
Yes, Dish Network replaced the supposedly “fair and balanced” Fox News with the channel founded by radical right-wing conspiracy pushing propagandist Glenn Beck. By Allen Clifton ForwardProgressives.org January 3, 2015 By now many people have heard about Dish Network dropping Fox News (at least temporarily) from its broadcasts over a contract dispute. While contract disputes between networks […]
DIRECT FROM COMEDY CENTRAL Link here. And the Eric Garner verdict: Link here. Jon Stewart returned from break tonight to tackle the response to Ferguson, and dwelled not on the grand jury decision itself, but on the reaction to the decision, especially on Fox News. Stewart thought non-violence protesters were just “speaking out against systemic […]
The idea is very simple, classic really. The system is in crisis, social inequality is widening and hardening, so stimulating paranoia and racism is a simple and effective way of keeping people from thinking about things like taxing the rich in order to get good public schools, affordable health care and other such Bolshevik twaddle. […]
Published on Aug 1, 2014 Russell Brand The Trews (E114). You may have seen Sean Hannity offering to educate me on his Fox News show. This is my response to his ‘education’. 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! […]
Published on May 1, 2013 Fox News throws out the constitution when it comes to Muslims. See and hear the Islamophobic bigots make fools of themselves on TV. aMuslim Uploaded on Oct 11, 2008 BACKLASH BLUES (Langston Hughes / Nina Simone) Nina Simone Mr. backlash, mr. backlash Just who do think I am You raise my taxes, […]