Friday, February 22, 2019

How a failing capitalist system is allowing Amazon to cripple America

In the most extreme form of capitalism taxes do not exist. This is called "anarcho-capitalism." Among all corporations, Amazon may be the leading advocate of this philosophy.

Carmelo Anthony Issues A Powerful Plea To Fellow Athletes In The Wake Of Violence

"We can't worry about what endorsements we gonna lose or going to look at us crazy."

Media complicity is key to blacklisting websites

In media and government, the journalists and officials who enable blacklisting are cravenly siding with conformity instead of democracy.

NationofChange joins thousands in fake national emergency response rally

NationofChange joined 50,000 other activists to show that people in this country would show up on a moments notice and say "No," when their government overreached.

Another critical watchdog report: Rotten food, decaying mattresses at New Jersey ICE contract lockup

Prior Inspector General reports have found medical neglect and other violations at other immigrant detention centers.

Education and the mental health epidemic

Systems of education built around the ideals of the market that use competition, selection and examinations are contributing to a collective atmosphere of division, injustice and anxiety.
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Amazon’s defeat in NYC galvanizes movement to end billion-dollar corporate welfare

The lawmakers who took down Amazon say their victory is just the beginning of a major fight against tax subsidies for huge companies.

Writing as Resistance

Doomed writers buried their accounts of the Warsaw ghetto in the hope that they could teach whoever unearthed the documents about good, evil, indifference and the importance of the truth as an act of resistance. They have left us a trove of papers on how to construct a life of meaning.

Inspired and inspiring, young people will change the world

The future belongs to the 3 billion or so under 25-year-olds of the world, many of whom are inspired and inspiring.

Pop that balloon!!

“The corporate world was not for him.”