Tag Archives: US politics
To Hell With Lazarus: The Canonizing of American Oligarchy, The Demonization of the Poor by Edward G. Rhymes
The various ways in which the wealthy and powerful corporations are allowed to skirt shouldering more of the responsibility when it comes to alleviating the financial suffering of our nation is disturbing.
Celebrating July 4th in the Trump Years: Make it Inter-Dependence Day to Challenge the Ideology of Right Wing Ultra-Nationalism
The truth is, though, that much of what we love about America was created by ordinary citizens.
It may only take 3.5% of the population to topple a dictator–with civil resistance by Erica Chenoweth
Nonviolent resistance has empowered the labor movement, closed down or cancelled dozens of nuclear plants, protected farm workers from abuse in California, motivated the recognition of Aids patients as worthy of access to life-saving treatment, protected free speech, put climate reform on the agenda, given reprieve to Dreamers, raised awareness about economic inequality, changed the […]
“I didn’t like Clinton at all, but her positions are much better than Trump’s on every issue I can think of…”
John Pilger describes the dangers of confrontation between the United States and Russia, and between the US and China, and how a ‘conspiracy of silence’ has excluded vital debate from the US election campaign
Translator brought to tears by family’s plea as Congress hears from civilian victims of alleged US drone strike for the first time Karen McVeigh in New York Tuesday 29 October 2013 15.24 EDT theguardian.com Nabila Rehman, 9, holds up a picture she drew depicting the US drone strike on her Pakistan village which killed her grandmother. Photograph: […]