Tag Archives: Working Class

Chris Hedges: The Treason of the Ruling Class

“They have destroyed our capitalist democracy and replaced it with a mafia state.”

Chris Hedges on Biden vs. Trump, Bernie Sanders, Corporate Media, Assange & State of the Left

A fixed election system, mainstream corporate media, and more.

Noam Chomsky: Democrats Abandoned the Working Class Decades Ago: Chomsky

“40% of the population say it can’t be a problem because of the Second Coming. Now that’s a deep cultural problem in the United States. People who know something about US history should all… we should all understand it.”

Death by Oligarchy, by Chris Hedges

“When a society falls into the death grip of an oligarchic class, the result is always catastrophic.”

Socialists of Color to the Front, by Eli Day

…the walls that separate those who are hungry for an egalitarian world are thinner than they imagine.

The Espionage Axe: Donald Trump and the War Against a Free Press

Throughout its history, the Espionage Act has been used as a weapon to attack free speech and dissent.

Immigration Divides Europe and the German Left by Diana Johnstone

After causing a growing split between EU countries, the immigrant crisis is now threatening to bring down Merkel’s own Christian Democratic (CDU) government.

Chris Hedges | How We Fight Fascism

“Fascism clearly will display different features in each country, owing from the given historical circumstances,” she wrote. “But it consists everywhere of an amalgam of brutal, terrorist violence together with deceptive revolutionary phraseology, linking up demagogically with the needs and moods of broad masses of producers.”nd destroyed by fascists.

On Contact: Coming Unrest with David North and Chris Hedges

David North, Chairman of the World Socialist Web Site’s International Editorial Board, discusses the capitalist crisis in the United States and globally.

Organizing Resistance to Internet Censorship with Chris Hedges and David North (Video)

A dialog between David North and Chris Hedges, live-streamed worldwide tonight, January 16, 2018.

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.

David Brooks’ Anti-PC Screed: Women’s March Edition

Typical of Brooks’ columns, he makes loaded, self-serving assertions without bothering to cite any basis for them.

Henry A. Giroux | America’s Addiction to Terrorism

Giroux discusses torture, militarisation, surveillance, racism, education and austerity … and draws the links to the military-industrial-academic complex.

Danny Haiphong | A Lesson from Standing Rock

Let the movement against the Dakota Access pipeline be a useful lesson to the the incapacitated US anti-war movement.

Chris Hedges | Trump Will Crush Dissent With Even Greater Violence and Savagery (Video)

The tools of state repression that will end up in the hands of a Trump administration were built by both Republicans and Democrats

Constructing Visions of “Perpetual Peace”: An Interview With Noam Chomsky

Since the early 1980s, polls in the US have shown that most people believe that the government is run by a few big interests looking out for themselves… I do not know of earlier polls, or polls in other countries, but it would not be surprising if the results are similar. The important question is: are people motivated to do something about it?

Chris Hedges | Marx: The System is the Problem

The end of capitalism? Marx’s analysis and the current economy.

Video> America’s Longest War: New Study Examines Demographics of U.S. Casualties in Afghanistan> Democracy Now!

America’s Longest War: New Study Examines Demographics of U.S. Casualties in Afghanistan  Democracy Now!   October 10, 2011 Nearly 1,800 U.S. military members have been killed in Afghanistan since the war began there 10 years ago — the longest war in U.S. history. A new report examines these deaths, based on information drawn from obituaries and […]