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“I expect serious problems in terms of civil unrest and I expect pretty draconian responses from our internal security systems, and you can look at Ferguson to get a sense of what that looks like: that’s militarized police in armored personnel carriers with 50 caliber machine guns pointed at nonviolent protesters.”
Our failure to defend those who are demonized and persecuted leaves us all demonized and persecuted. Our failure to demand justice for everyone leaves us all without justice. Our failure to halt the crushing of popular movements that stand unequivocally with the oppressed leaves us all oppressed. Our failure to protect our democracy leaves us without a democracy. (Includes interview with Mumia Abu-Jamal.)
Both parties are in support in the continuation of the US/NATO global empire of permanent war and the protection of the capital of the global 1%. Even Bernie Sanders calls for drone strikes and continued war on Isis and other evil terrorists.
As the world marks the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, Michael Ratner says the promised guarantees of liberty are unfulfilled as our elected leaders continue to flout the law through indefinite detentions in Guantanamo, illegal wars and imprisonment of millions. TheRealNews June 15, 2015 Media for the people! Click here to help Rise Up Times continue […]
Who is the worst civil liberties president in US history? Where do the abuses of the last decade from Bush and Obama rank when compared to prior assaults in the name of war? Glenn Greenwald guardian.co.uk, Friday 2 November 2012 09.14 EDT Barack Obama and George Bush at the White House. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images The following […]
Destroying the Commons> How the Magna Carta Became a Minor Carta By Noam Chomsky July 22, 2012 Tom Dispatch Down the road only a few generations, the millennium of Magna Carta, one of the great events in the establishment of civil and human rights, will arrive. Whether it will be celebrated, mourned, or ignored is […]
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 […]