Tag Archives: Franklin D. Roosevelt

The chaos of a Hillary Clinton Presidency: Corporate dominion and a building rebellion

“In any case, we have reached where we were heading. Rule by the rich and insatiable. Hungry ghosts. Whatever happens with Bernie Sanders’ candidacy he makes us see an alternative. A beautiful gift. If he is sucked into supporting the prevailing charade we will mourn its loss, but hopefully we will continue to seek the light. ” –AW

Bhaskar Sunkara: In Defense of Pete Seeger, American Communist

Stateside communists were the underdogs, fighting the establishment for justice – the victims of censorship and police repression, not its perpetrators. Like his party associates, Seeger was consistently on the right side of history   By Bhaskar Sunkara @sunraysunray  Al Jazeera America  January 29, 2014     Pete Seeger serenades the faithful in Washington in 1969. Stephen […]

Greg Grandin: The Terror of Our Age

The Two Faces of Empire:  Melville Knew Them, We Still Live With Them By Greg Grandin  TomDispatch.com  January 26, 2014 Read Tom Engelhardt’s introduction here. A captain ready to drive himself and all around him to ruin in the hunt for a white whale. It’s a well-known story, and over the years, mad Ahab in Herman […]