Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Missing in action

The poor remain missing in action in our American world, but not in my mind. Not in me.

When women workers lead the way

Struggles past and present show the left how we can make the connection between the fight for women’s rights and the struggle for economic and social equality.

Authoritarian: Sanders describes Trump after the administration attacks the free press

"Trump describes the free media as an "enemy of the people"; attacks leaders of democratic countries while cozying up to authoritarian nations; and now uses his influence to try to stop the counting of votes in FL and GA."

Here are some of the ways Bill O’Reilly gave us Trump and cheapened America

The O’Reilly Factor is dead. But Fox will just go on polluting the airwaves.

Musical “Zuccotti Park” Brings Economic Justice to New York International Fringe Festival

"Easily the liveliest of the productions, 'Zuccotti Park' follows the Occupy movement in its early inception and the many narratives that echo a 'People work their ass off and cannot pay the rent' refrain."

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.

Pine Ridge Reservation flooding highlights massive implications of climate change on Native American communities

Unfortunately, the newest damage is only going exacerbate the longstanding "third world" conditions of the reservation.
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As Mueller finds no collusion, did press overhype Russiagate? Glenn Greenwald vs. David Cay...

"This is the saddest media spectacle I’ve ever seen, since I began practicing journalism in 2005."
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How America’s perpetual warfare abroad is fueling an increase in white supremacist violence in...

“If you look for instance at the surges in Ku Klux Klan membership, they align more consistently with the return of veterans from combat and the aftermath of war than they do with anti-immigration, populism, economic hardship or any of the other factors that historians have typically used to explain them."
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Why the common good disappeared (and how we get it back)

The challenge is to turn all this into a new public spiritedness extending to the highest reaches in the land.