It is up to us. No one can vote for you and your vote matters—we have seen many elections decided by just a few votes and several decided by a single vote. You are important.
You see, what this ‘food fight’ has always been about is getting elected and staying in power.
If working stiffs out there, regardless of labeling themselves as conservative or progressive, stop supporting this decayed electoral system...
William Blum takes on the Washington Post again, in the person of columnist Max Boot, formerly of the Wall Street Journal
So as humans are beckoned to extinction within the next few years, Gandhi would remind us that ‘The future depends on what we do in the present.’
China’s ability to keep its lid on the crackdown is nonetheless slipping.
Of course, the last time our nation actually declared war was WW2. Who cares so long as it sells?
Our enlightened self-interest is at stake, the well-being of our children and grandchildren is in the balance. Let’s do right.
Capitalism is a system which in reality centralizes power in the hands of a small few; socialism rejects that political system and seeks to bring about a political and economic order which ends the exploitation and abuses of power.
Alcohol consumption is one damaging effect among many that flow from this dominant socio-economic system.
Why did Trump get so much support from so many people with so little invested... meaning low and low middle-income folks?
If we cannot persuade the global power elite to respond sensibly to that predicament, or nonviolently compel it to do so, humanity’s time on Earth is indeed limited.
Folks, this Two Party/One Party scam is what is destroying your lives, economically, spiritually and even physically. ‘Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice (and a zillion times) and shame on ME’!!!
Of course, Trump’s many lawyers are spreading fake news as fast as possible.
We who ‘know better’ should teach our young that Socialism is not totalitarianism, or fascism. Rather, it can be a solution to this terrible and deadly income polarization our nation has been operating under.
What is it that motivates such people? I think it’s mainly that they realize that blame for much of environmental damage can be traced, directly or indirectly, to corporate profit-seeking behavior, an ideology to which they are firmly committed.
It is going to be a tough fight for human survival, particularly this late in the ‘game’. Nevertheless, I intend to fight until my last breath. I hope that you will too.
Many will state, and perhaps rightly so, that we have come a long way since the 40s, 50s and 60s. Yet, the hate is still there, engrained in the minds of white Christian Americans... or should I say Amerikans.
Today we are pressing against the absolute limits of the earth’s carrying capacity.
Between the major corporations in all the key industries squeezing every dime out of us, and the military spending now sucking over 50% of our federal tax revenues, we all will soon face not ‘The Edge of Heaven’ but the ‘Abyss of Hell on Earth’.
President Donald J. Trump has proven to be more partisan than Mr. Obama in his backing of the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Israel and his confrontational approach of Iran.