Tuesday, April 23, 2019

A Corporate Coup d’Etat

TPP is a trade deal that would allow an unprecedented level of global corporate rule over Americans. If passed, would it recreate the "anything-goes Wall Street ethic" that caused the 2008 world economy crash?

Remembrance of Wars Past

We are missing any sense of connection to the government. While past administrations are to blame for this, Tom Engelhardt describes why there is no massive antiwar movement in America.

The New Arab Cold War: US Policy Sows Conflict, Unrest Across the Middle East...

Is American policy sowing conflict across North Africa and the Middle East? Democracy Now discusses the role of the U.S. in these ongoing conflicts with Vijay Prashad, professor of international studies at Trinity College.

The Share-the-Scraps Economy

We are barreling toward a “share” economy where robots do everything predictably programmable in advance and human beings do all of the unpredictable tasks. This is the troubling reality of the new digitized economy.

Super Bowl Sickness

Is the Super Bowl just an overhyped, overpriced spectacle that makes America look stupid in the eyes of the rest of the world? Here are six reasons why Thomas Magstadt thinks it's "enough to make an otherwise healthy person sick."

Malcolm X Was Right About America

We are the nation Malcolm X knew us to be and our "refusal to face the truth about empire" has created the nightmare Malcolm predicted. Did he better understand the inner workings of the empire?

End Poverty? Reduce Inequality? What Republicans Must Do First

Maybe Republicans should start considering the undeniable fact that unemployment and poverty are a growing concern in America. Because every time a Republican becomes President, poverty and unemployment have increased.

Chicago for Sale

Chicago has yet to learn that their people and their public services are not products to be bought and sold. Can voters change the direction the state is going come February 24 when they will elect a new mayor?

“Vanguard of the Revolution”: New Film Chronicles Rise of Black Panthers & FBI’s War...

Today we are experiencing issues of police brutality and accountability, which has historically occurred 50 years ago as well. Lets take the peaceful and dedicated movements of the past and use them to make change today.

As Its Domestic Foundations Rapidly Erode, the U.S. Pursues World Domination

The United States, originally founded on standards of ethics and morality, is currently on its way to world domination. Unfortunately, American citizens are left feeling helpless and struggling financially and the path U.S. government is taking will make it worse.