Tag Archives: wealth inequality

Sierra Club Takes a Commendable Turn on Population, Climate Change, and Inequality

The Sierra Club deserves credit for coming around to a progressive stance on population, immigration, and minorities.

Chris Hedges on Deflating the Ruling Elite through Civil Disobedience

Among other topics, Ayana and Chris discuss wealth inequality, deindustrialization and the rise of the gig economy, the birth of fascism and Christian fundamentalism, and the fusion of corporate and government power under the reigning umbrella of the security state. Photo: Chris Gold For the Wild World interviews journalist and author Chris Hedges who guides […]

Flowers and Zeese | The Movement Matters Most

While some people are calling 2016 the worst political year ever, we are optimistic that the movement is on track for transformational change.

Mr. Fish: Information Blackout

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E.J. Dionne, Jr.: What Change Sounds Like

a truly revealing leading indicator in politics is the moment when those on one side of the political debate are forced to talk about the problems that the other side sees as most pressing. Doing so inevitably reinforces their opponents’ worldview and suggests a retreat from their own ideology.

15 Things Americans Would Know if There Were a “Liberal Media”

If we have liberal media,” as conservatives absurdly claim, why isn’t it flooded with stories about US prisons, wealth inequality, outsourcing? Daily Kos / By akadjian  August 7, 2013 via alternet.org Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com/ Artisticco Prince Riebus (and apparently many others) still thinks there’s a liberal media. While I share Prince’s frustration with the media, as a liberal, I’d like […]

Video> The Star Tribune> a cog in the military industrial media complex.

Uploaded by WAMMMall on Oct 10, 2011 While “Billionaires” celebrate the Minneapolis’ Star Tribune’s coverage, Women Against Military Madness protest their poor coverage of the military and the wars. Check out worldwidewamm.org and our blog at  riseuptimes.wordpress.com for more info. Join us! WAMMToday is now on Facebook! Check the WAMMToday page for posts from this blog and more! […]