Tag Archives: permanent war

Beyond the Economic Chaos of Coronavirus Is a Global War Economy,

“The level of global social polarization and inequality is unprecedented. In 2018, the richest one percent of humanity controlled more than half of the world’s wealth while the bottom 80 percent had to make do with just 4.5 percent of this wealth.”

Chris Hedges | The Algebra of Revolution (Video)

The [capitalistic] system is incapable of internal reform. I obviously want to see a revolutionary movement that is nonviolent.

Evergreene Digest | Robert Parry: Will Peace Find a 2016 Advocate?

Campaign 2016 has offered few useful ideas about worsening global crises. On the Republican side, it’s been mostly the same-old tough talk while Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have said little. Robert Parry, Consortium News  August 27, 2015 August 15 | At least since the 1980s – when Ronald Reagan made war seem like […]

▶ Chris Hedges “Wages of Rebellion” The Moral Imperative of Revolt

Hedges: We have a moral imperative on behalf of our children, on behalf of the next generation, whose future is being robbed from them, to stand up.

Evergreene Digest: In Whose America?

Machine Guns, MRAPs, Surveillance, Drones, Permanent War, and a Permanent Election Campaign  Walking Back the American Twenty-First Century? Tom Engelhardt, TomDispatch.com February 17, 2015 | I never fail to be amazed — and that’s undoubtedly my failing.  I mean, if you retain a capacity for wonder you can still be awed by a sunset, but […]

Henry A. Giroux> Hope in a Time of Permanent War

What does hope teach us at a time in which government lies and deception are exposed on a daily basis in the media and yet appear to have little effect on challenging the deeply authoritarian attacks on civil liberties initiated by President Obama?  By Henry A Giroux  Posted on Sep 6, 2013  truthdig.com This piece first appeared […]

Henry A. Giroux> The Violence of Organized Forgetting

Within the existing neoliberal historical conjuncture, there is a merging of violence and governance and the systemic disinvestment in and breakdown of institutions and public spheres that have provided the minimal conditions for democracy. By Henry A. Giroux  Monday, 22 July 2013  Truthout | Op-Ed “People who remember court madness through pain, the pain of the perpetually recurring […]