If we’re ever going to turn this thing around, mass media propaganda is the very first beast that we will have to slay. It is also the largest.
Politicians obviously have self-interested reasons for denying that they have misinterpreted, miscalculated, and then persisted in bad policies that have resulted in death and destruction for their own countrymen as well as others.
The UK Parliament on Monday voted to renew Trident, Britain's aging nuclear weapons system. New UK Prime Minister Theresa May. (Photo: Reuters) By Deirdre Fulton, staff writer Common Dreams July 18, 2016 As the BBC explains, "the MPs' vote approves the manufacture of four replacement submarines at a current estimated cost of £31bn"—though campaigners have put More
The pith helmets may have long gone, but the blood has never dried. A nineteenth century contempt for countries and peoples, depending on their degree of colonial usefulness, remains a centrepiece of modern “globalisation”, with its perverse socialism for the rich and capitalism for the poor--
The Brexit vote showed how out of touch the elites are with the lives of the people in England. They are unaware how austerity, unfair incomes and lack of wealth makes life unbearable for many. The same is true throughout the globalized economy, which is rigged for the 1% around the world.
Chomsky: The task of organizers and activists is to help people understand and to make them recognize that they have power, that they’re not powerless. People feel impotent, but that has to be overcome. That’s what organizing and activism is all about.
Article: The relationship between movements and elections is complicated to navigate but to succeed we will need both an electoral and non-electoral movement that are independent of the corporate duopoly.