Tag Archives: unemployment

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.

The Republic Has Fallen: The Deep State’s Plot To Take Over America Has Succeeded

The Deep State – a.k.a. the police state, a.k.a. the military industrial complex – has taken over.

William Hawes | We Are on Our Own Now

There are now eight people (six are Americans) with more wealth than half the world’s population.

Who Lies — Emma’s Revolution

People in a bind, unemployment line Promise of relief from the military minds . . .   Audio only  A song appropriate for Memorial Day − from Emma’s Revolution. Available for purchase. Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook!  Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our […]

Video> Thom Hartmann> “No nation can preserve its freedom in the midst of continual warfare.”

Let’s never again let a war-criminal president drive us into a war just to up his approval numbers. And now let’s remember that we are still fighting a full-fledged war in Afghanistan. We are still fighting a slew of covert wars in far off places around the world – from Pakistan – to Somalia – […]

Robert Reich: Why This is Exactly the Right Time to Rebuild America’s Infrastructure

Why This is Exactly the Right Time to Rebuild America’s Infrastructure Published: Monday 26 September 2011 Nation of Change  “The nation’s infrastructure is crumbling. Our roads, bridges, water and sewer systems, subways, gas pipelines, ports, airports, and school buildings are desperately in need of repair.” Seems like only yes­ter­day con­ser­v­a­tive nabobs of neg­a­tiv­ity pre­dicted Amer­ica’s […]

What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Jobs: How Racism, Global Economics, and the New Jim Crow Fuel Black America’s Crippling Jobs Crisis

What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Jobs:  How Racism, Global Economics, and the New Jim Crow Fuel Black America’s Crippling Jobs Crisis  (see article below after the Tomgram) Posted by Andy Kroll at 10:17am, July 5, 2011   TomDispatch.com Tomgram: Re Andy Kroll, The 60-Year Unemployment Scandal Americans care about them more than any other issue, so every poll tells […]