Tag Archives: Republican party

Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin: If We Want a Future, Green New Deal Is Key

 Only about 25 percent of Republicans (36 percent of the more savvy millennials) recognize that humans are responsible for global warming. Shocking figures.

We Will Resist Trump’s Authoritarian War on the Media, by Mike Ludwig

These are the words of a man who would rather be king than president.

DN! | “Trump Creates Crises and Preys on Fear”: Rep. Jayapal on Policy of Separating Kids from Parents

Also includes a DN! video: Caged Children & Terrified Infants: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Describes “Acts of Indecency” at Border

FAKE NEWS ALERT: Media Conglomerates convince FCC that Facebook can replace local news stations

Driven by profits, broadcasters have lobbied to weaken the public’s access to quality information about their elected representatives.

Tomgram: Noam Chomsky and David Barsamian, A World in Peril

The Trump Presidency: Or How to Further Enrich “The Masters of the Universe” 

Chomsky on the GOP: Has Any Organization Ever Been So Committed to Destruction of Life on Earth? (Videos)

“We’re not part of this. In fact, we’re going to try to undermine it.” We’re going to maximize the use of fossil fuels—could carry us past the tipping point. We’re not going to provide funding for—as committed in Paris, to developing countries that are trying to do something about the climate problems.

Chris Hedges | The Elites Won’t Save Us 

The tension between the Trump White House and segments of the establishment, including the courts, the intelligence community and the State Department, has been misconstrued as evidence that the elites will remove Trump from power.

Trump in the White House: An Interview With Noam Chomsky

The “change” that Trump is likely to bring will be harmful or worse…

(Videos) Paul Jay interviews Henry Giroux on Donald Trump, neofascism, and an independent people’s struggle

I think that what you’re suggesting, and what I believe is actually quite true, is that Trump and the Democrats really represent two different elements of the same coin. I mean, what you have is a savage form of neoliberalism that now dominates most of the globe, in which questions of power and questions of justice are completely removed from any sense of accountability.

VIDEO | Chris Hedges: Liberal failings contribute to appeal of Trump’s offensive rhetoric

The collapse of our political and cultural institutions has turned charlatans and thugs such as presidential hopeful Donald Trump into viable candidates.

Henry A. Giroux | Trumping America

Giroux: Rather than viewing Trump’s comments as a political virus that has deep roots in nativist apoplexy and a long legacy of racism and state violence, his despicable remarks are reduced to an uncivil rant by a bullying member of the billionaire class with no reference to the unmarked status of white privilege and its underlying logic of white supremacy. Such commentary at its core is superficial, duplicitous, and represents a flight from responsibility and a politics of denial.

RNC 8’s New Book: Conspiracy to Riot in Furtherance of Terrorism

 Conspiracy to Riot in Furtherance of Terrorism is the collective autobiography  of  several  members  of  the  RNC  8.  Charged  with  felony  conspiracy  and violations  of  the  Minnesota  Patriot  Act  for  organizing  logistics  for protests against  the  2008  Republican  National  Convention  in  St.  Paul,  authors  reveal their  upbringings,  early  political  involvements,  the  “RNC Welcoming Committee,” infiltration, arrests, legal defense and outcomes of the case. Authored  by  RNC  8  defendants,  Luce  Guillén­Givins,  Max  Specktor,  Eryn Trimmer,  Monica  Bicking,  Robert  Czernik  […]