Tag Archives: trump administration

On Contact with Chris Hedges | Creative Forgetfulness with Eric Foner (Video)

American history by a people’s historian.

Why Arendt Matters: Revisiting “The Origins of Totalitarianism”

Totalitarian movements, Arendt writes, go beyond propaganda and embrace violence.

Communities United Against Police Brutality

Janet Contursi | Liberals and Ultra-leftists: A Marriage Made in Hell

The corrupt U.S. political system requires a support base grounded in fear, which is why political leaders and the media keep us on the verge of hysteria through the fear of nuclear war and other existential threats.

Trump: Behind your back and in your backyard

Here are just a few of the Trump administration actions that have come into my email box in the last few days.  Click the titles to read more and take action. The Wilderness Society: The Trump Administration is Stealing YOUR Land The Nation: The Department of Justice Is Overseeing the Resegregation of American Schools CMD: Ambitious Effort […]

Global Research | The Truth About North Korea

Russia and China urge diplomacy to resolve a deepening crisis. They want tensions defused.

George Lakey | A Manual for a New Era of Direct Action

Contains valuable information and links to information about organizing in these Trumpian times.

Chris Hedges | Diseases of Despair

Turning people into objects to be used to achieve wealth, power or sexual gratification is the core practice espoused by popular culture, from reality television to casino capitalism. Trump personifies this practice.

Chris Hedges Responds to Criticism of ‘Antifa’ Column

…when they [antifa] carry out these tactics, they actually squander their moral authority

Robert Parry | Russia-gate’s Totalitarian Style

…the point is that we don’t know the truth and neither does The New York Times

Chris Hedges | How ‘Antifa’ Mirrors the ‘Alt-Right’

The corporate state welcomes this violence because violence is a language it can speak with a proficiency and ruthlessness that none of these groups can match.

Aviva Chomsky | How (Not) to Challenge Racist Violence

Rather than organizing for change, individuals seek to enact a statement about their own righteousness.

David Swanson | Top 14 Articles of Impeachment for Trump

Why impeach Donald Trump?

Trump’s Voter Fraud Endgame by Richard L. Hasen

BCJ report found total of 30 cases of possible noncitizen voting—that’s 30, not 300, 3,000, 30,000, 300,000, or 3M

Trump and the Politics of Nihilism by Henry A. Giroux

This is how democracy ends, with a bang and a whimper.

When Washington Decides Democracy Is Dangerous: Stoking Opposition in Venezuela and Syria

The opposition “movements” in Venezuela and Syria have a great deal in common: both are seeking the demise of democratically-elected governments; both resort to violence and acts of terrorism; both are tools of U.S. and Western imperialism, and both are failing. A Venezuelan protester holds a poster that reads in Spanish “Against Imperialist aggression, respect […]

Do Corporate Media Need to Lie to Promote Trade Deals?

I understand people can have reasonable differences of opinion on trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), but why is it that the proponents have to insist, with zero evidence, that not doing the deal was an economic disaster?

No More War (Music Video) and Action, North Korea

With Trump ramping up threats against North Korea, we need to take action to abolish war and urge diplomacy now more than ever! An event  happened in DC here.  You can organize a vigil in your own area. We have flyers and sign-up sheets to download here. Let’s flood the White House with calls between 9 am to 4 pm […]

Hurtling Toward ‘Fire and Fury’ by Jonathan Marshall

President Trump’s views on preemptive war are rejected not only by the experts, but by the majority of Americans.

Hyping the Threat from North Korea

North Korea is sitting on a stockpile of minerals worth trillions

Empire of Destruction:  Precision Warfare? Don’t Make Me Laugh 

Tomgram: Engelhardt, Bombing the Rubble