Tag Archives: national politics

Fear vs. Fear, by Chris Hedges

We will save ourselves only by pitting power against power.  We will save ourselves by building mass movements to overthrow corporate power.

Chris Hedges: American Anomie

The reconfiguring of American society into an oligarchy and the collapse of our democratic institutions have left most of the population disempowered. … Ruleless-ness means the norms that govern a society and create a sense of organic solidarity no longer function.

Trump and the GOP Fuel Fantasies of White Victimhood by Sonali Kolhatkar

To those who have been used to privilege all their lives, equality may feel like oppression.

Henry Giroux | Trump Versus Comey: The Politics of Lawlessness, Lying and Fake News

What Comey implies but does not state directly is that Trump wanted to turn the FBI into the loyal arm and accomplished agent of corrupt political power.

Chris Hedges and Tavis Smiley Discuss Popular Resistance and the Failure of Mainstream Media

“Actual discussion of content, of issues that matter to Americans, is very, very rarely heard in the press. …”

Cast Your Vote: What Is the Most Effective Form of Civil Resistance?

The whole system is guilty.