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Those who speak in the language of truth and fact are attacked as liars, traitors and purveyors of “fake news.”
“I confess I really had hopes for some conscience from Trump about America’s wars, but I was wrong — fooled again!”
Greenpeace hangs Resist banner above the White House.
There are more than 16,000 nuclear weapons worldwide and over 150 Minute Men III silos exist in farm fields across the heartland with hundreds more housed on Air Force bases.
Local ceasefires can be successful, but first the US must free itself from entangling regional alliances By Gareth Porter Antiwar.com January 19, 2015 U.S. contradictions between the Obama administration’s policy in Syria and realities on the ground have become so acute that U.S. officials began last November discussing a proposal calling for support of local ceasefires […]
Only by letting go of this rotting debris can the world’s largest organization of psychologists grab hold of the single reliable lifeline available to it: a renewed commitment to fundamental do-no-harm ethics and respect for human dignity.
“At this stage, there’s no doubt that climate change is real, that it’s being caused by our activity, that it’s harming the planet and affecting our livelihood…” This March 13, 2014 file photo shows cracks in the dry bed of the Stevens Creek Reservoir in Cupertino, Calif. CREDIT: AP PHOTO/MARCIO JOSE SANCHEZ By […]
Daniel Ruthenberg-Marshall Published on Mar 2, 2014 On March 2, 2014, over one thousand young people marched on the White House demanding President Obama reject the Keystone XL pipeline and uphold his commitment to protecting out environment. Hundreds of these students then handcuffed themselves to the White House fence in the largest youth act of civil […]
However, the Snowden revelations and their subsequent publication haven’t just had an impact on issues of privacy and national security. They’ve also occasioned a re-awakening of a debate about the role of journalism (and journalists) in a democracy and its relationship to authority. By Reed Richardson December 20, 2013 Moyers & Company This essay […]
The Education of Bill McKibben: How the Unlikely Activist Learned to Break the Rules | Madeline Ostrander
“Sometime in the course of the past decade I figured out that I needed to do more than write—if this fight was about power, then we who wanted change had to assemble some.” by Madeline Ostrander Dec 11, 2013 YES! Magazine Bill McKibben. Photo by David Garten The tasks Bill McKibben set for himself were monumental. Start […]
Popular Resistance Newsletter – The Paradox of Power This week, there were many lessons in courage from people who overcame fears and created winning situations by turning power on its head and building the movement. This newsletter is also available on the web here. On Wednesday morning, attorney Lynne Stewart’s compassionate release from prison was denied. Stewart is suffering from […]
Journalism in the Obama age shows the real media bias A new Rolling Stone interview with the president shows subservience to power, not partisan favor, is what drives the press corps. Glenn Greenwald guardian.co.uk, Friday 26 October 2012 08.37 EDT The Rolling Stone’s Douglas Brinkley, in a screen grab from CNN, speaks about his new interview with […]
Syria targeted by US advocates of unipolar global order By Clifford A. Kiracofe GLobal Times | 2012-6-13 19:00:04 Washington’s regime change policy in Syria is about the world order. While human rights and democracy are featured in the propaganda mix, the real issue turns on the future of the international system and the role of […]
“Lost in Detention” on PBS’s Frontline, a groundbreaking documentary, showed us just how dangerous and violent President Obama’s immigration system really is. Send a message to the White House that we won’t tolerate the lies about how S-COMM affects our community. Felipe Matos, Presente.org Submitted by David Culver Former immigrant rights advocate, Cecilia Muñoz, continues […]
OWS: Washington Still Doesn’t Get It By Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone 25 October 11 I’ll have more coming out about this in a few days, but there have been two disgusting developments in the realm of plutocratic intervention on behalf of Wall Street that everyone protesting should take note of. The fact that both […]