Tag Archives: globalization

Chris Hedges | The Return of American Race Laws

The central tenet of fascism is always that war cleanses society and that the “virtues” that war inculcates in its combatants and survivors provide a new moral vigor.

Chris Hedges | Fascism, Neoliberalism, and 3rd Parties in America (Video)

Hedges in-depth perspective about the election, the issues, the candidates and the political system.

Chris Hedges | Fooled Again

The criminal gangs that deliver migrants to Europe make about $100 million a month for their work. They exploit and traffic human beings just as highly paid CEOs do.

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.

Evergreene Digest: |Uri Avnery, Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Bomb? and Gareth Porter, The Good Adversary

Let’s assume that (Iran) did develop nuclear weapons, (Avnery) says, so what? It’s an important thought experiment. –Rabbi Michael Lerner America’s 30-year Cold War with Iran: Manufacturing A Good Adversary Uri Avnery, Network of Spiritual Progressives April 4, 2015 | I must start with a shocking confession: I am not afraid of the Iranian nuclear […]

Wired: 2014 Kinda Sucked: A Look at Our Slow Descent Into Dystopia

Mirror, mirror on the wall, what’s the most dystopian image of them all…read to the end for the MOA #blacklivesmatterminneapolis protest to see the image and story.

Glenn Greenwald> Three key lessons from the Obama administration’s drone lies

The axiom that political officials abuse their power and lie to the public when operating in the dark is proven yet again April is national action against drones month. See the full list of vigils, protests, lectures, and other actions that are part of the April Days nationwide.  #aprildays Glenn Greenwald  guardian.co.uk, Thursday 11 April 2013 09.46 EDT […]

Tomgram> William Hartung, Why No One Notices Our MAD Planet

Tomgram: William Hartung, Why No One Notices Our MAD Planet Posted by William Hartung at 5:28PM, July 08, 2012.  Tom Dispatch I can still remember sneaking with two friends into the balcony of some Broadway movie palace to see the world end.  The year was 1959, the film was On the Beach, and I was 15.  It […]

Video> Scahill: Obama still relying on the blank check the Bush administration gave him for endless war

Scahill: Obama still relying on the blank check the Bush administration gave him for endless war Submitted by sosadmin on Sun, 04/29/2012 – 12:50   Privacy SOS Please note that by playing the above clips YouTube and Google will place a long term cookie on your computer. Yesterday advocates from all over the world met […]

Three Words: NATO War Crimes

Three Words: NATO War Crimes Posted on April 5, 2012 by comehomeamerica by Joe Scarry of Scarry Thoughts. Today’s Chicago Tribune featured an exchange between Eric Zorn and Andy Thayer on why people are protesting NATO. It’s important that people are turning to the substance of the protests against NATO, particularly in a mainstream media outlet. It’s […]

Belgium> 500 activists close NATO

Belgium> 500 activists close NATO   [Editor’s Note: Below are articles from DeWereldMorgen and Le Monde and links to other articles. Note the translation is literal via Google Translate, and therefore a bit rough.] by Keltoum Belorf    1 april 2012    http://w ww.dewereldmorgen.be/ Today, about 500 peace activists from more than ten European countries  are taking part […]

From the Land Down Under> George Ikner writes about GTMO from Australia

From the Land Down Under Posted on January 19, 2012 by comehomeamerica George Ikner writes about GTMO from Australia You may wonder just how obvious it has become that Guantanamo is set to be the place where those against the idea of endless war to support the monopoly capitalist democracy in the US can be sent. As the capitalist elites set […]

Afghans protest against long-term US pact> More than 1,000 students demonstrate

Afghans protest against long-term US pact  More than 1,000 students demonstrate against decision to back agreement that would allow US troops to remain after 2014. Last Modified: 20 Nov 2011 17:41  Al Jazeera English  The protesters blocked the road to the capital Kabul as they shouted ‘Death to America! Death to Karzai!’ [AFP] Hundreds of Afghan […]

Seymour Hersh> Propaganda Used Ahead of Iraq War Now Being Reused Over Iran’s Nuke Program

November 21, 2011    Democracy Now While the United States, Britain and Canada are planning to announce a coordinated set of sanctions against Iran’s oil and petrochemical industry today, longtime investigative journalist Seymour Hersh questions the growing consensus on Iran’s alleged nuclear weapons program. International pressure has been mounting on Iran since the U.N. International […]

Video> A Discussion About Occupy Wall Street> Chris Hedges and Amy Goodman on Charlie Rose

A video interview in three parts. A discussion about Occupy Wall Street with journalist Chris Hedges and Amy Goodman of DemocracyNow! on Charlie Rose (24 October 2011). Uploaded by CriticalEye21 on Oct 26, 2011 You may subscribe to WAMMToday from this blog website.  WAMMToday is now on Facebook!   Check the WAMMToday page for posts 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> Sara Flounders Speaks on militarism, Libya, and other current issues

Sarah Flounders spoke recently in Minneapolis. Sara Flounders, activist and author, is the co-director of the International Action Center, founded by Ramsey Clark to oppose U.S. militarism, racism and war. She is an editor and co-author of 10 books that cover the brutal impact of U.S. policy in Iraq, Haiti, Colombia, Gaza, the role of […]

ALEC Tied to British Political Scandal

ALEC Tied to British Political Scandal Submitted by Brendan Fischer on October 10, 2011 – 9:50am      PRWatch British Conservative Party defense secretary Liam Fox is in the midst of scandal that has grown deeper as ties to the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) are revealed. Pressure has been growing on Fox in recent weeks after […]

Naomi Klein: Occupy Wall Street: The Most Important Thing in the World Now

Occupy Wall Street: The Most Important Thing in the World Now By Naomi Klein – October 6th, 2011  OpEdNews Published in The Nation. I was honored to be invited to speak at Occupy Wall Street on Thursday night. Since amplification is (disgracefully) banned, and everything I said had to be repeated by hundreds of people so others could […]

Video: Anonymous: Occupy The Planet

This video does not include the occupation of Freedom Plaza in Washington D.C. on October 6, 2011.   A separate but related nonviolent action.  Activists from Veterans for Peace and many other environmental and antiwar organizations around the country will be at Freedom Plaza onOctober 6th and onward. October2011.org !!!OCCUPY YOUR CITY!!! Find Your City: http://occupytogether.org/OCCUPY TOGETHER: […]