Tag Archives: ruling class

Chris Hedges Speaks on ‘American Sadism’

“What is taking place is not neglect. It is not ineptitude. It is not policy failure. It is social murder. It is murder because it is premeditated. It is murder because a conscious choice was made by the global ruling classes to extinguish life rather than protect it. It is murder because profit, despite the hard statistics, the growing climate disruptions, and the scientific modeling, is deemed more important than human survival.”

A People’s Guide to the War Industry–2: Profits and Deception

“In our time, political speech and writing are largely the defence of the indefensible… Thus political language has to consist largely of euphemism, question-begging and sheer cloudy vagueness.” George Orwell

Henry A. Giroux | Flipping the Script: Rethinking Working-Class Resistance

 Subjectivity has been stripped of any meaning, reduced to the gaze of public relations industries that feed the dispossession by extraction machine. Capitalism has reached its endpoint, blind to its death march. Fortunately, more and more young people and others are refusing to stand by and let state terrorism and market fundamentalism define their everyday […]

Chris Hedges: Karl Marx Was Right

On Saturday at the Left Forum in New York City, Chris Hedges joined professors Richard Wolff and Gail Dines to discuss why Karl Marx is essential at a time when global capitalism is collapsing. These are the remarks Hedges made to open the discussion. By Chris Hedges  truthdig.com  May 31, 2015     A bust […]

John Nichols> Bernie Sanders on the ‘Aggressiveness Among the Ruling Class’

Bernie Sanders on the ‘Aggressiveness Among the Ruling Class’ John Nichols on June 8, 2012 – 10:23 AM ET   The Nation Governor Scott Walker says that, with his victory in Tuesday’s recall election, he will “tell Wisconsin, tell our country, and we tell people all across the globe that voters really do want leaders who stand up […]