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Bob Dylan: With God on Our Side

https://youtu.be/5y2FuDY6Q4M With God on Our Side Oh my name it ain't nothin' My age it means less The country I come from Is called the Midwest I was taught and brought up there The laws to abide And that land that I live in Has God on its side Oh, the history books tell More

Freedom Rider: The Legacy of 1918, by Margaret Kimberley

Donald Trump is a racist boor, but the European leaders he snubbed are unreconstructed imperialists whose nations have enslaved and slaughtered tens of millions. “They relinquished colonies in Africa and Asia but kept them dependent through a variety of means.” Margaret Kimberley  Black Agenda Report  November 14, 2018 Donald Trump’s boorishness and stupidity always ruffle feathers More

Chris Hedges and Michael Hudson: The Global Economy Is a Giant Ponzi Scheme

We should add that under this predatory form of economics, you game the system. So you privatize pension funds, you force them into the stock market, an overinflated stock market. But because of the way companies go public, it’s the hedge fund managers who profit. And it’s those citizens whose retirement savings are tied to the stock market who lose.

When the world outlawed war . . . the Kellogg-Briand Pact

[youtube=http://youtu.be/A7kpzT8Sr5E]At the Lake Street/Marshall Avenue Peace Bridge with Veterans for Peace, Chapter 27  Bell RingingWalking Across the bridge with flags unfurledColeen at the bridge with peace signs on the anniversary of the Kellogg-Briand Peace Pact  

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