Friday, February 21, 2020

Bernie Sanders Fulfils Promise to Sandra Bland’s Mother

When Bernie Sanders encountered Sandra Bland’s mother, he made a promise to her to make sure Sandra is not forgotten and at the recent Democratic debate he stayed to true to his promise.

Syria: A Ticking Time Bomb

The conflict in Syria continues to escalate and could ignite “a massive war between major world powers.” Bombs and destruction must come to a stop and a resolution must be reached for the major nations involved.

Here’s How We Know Cheap Renewable Energy Is Taking the World by Storm (Video)

Renewables are making money for corporations and saving consumers money. This is a recipe for massive growth.

The Fog of Intelligence

It seems the national security state and the military have created an un-intelligence system. Tom Engelhardt discusses how the U.S. has been eternally “caught off guard” in the Greater Middle East.

AUSTERITY 101: The Three Reasons Republican Deficit Hawks Are Wrong (Video)

As Congress debates another federal budget deficit, the national debt and the debt ceiling, here are three reasons why the Republican deficit hawks are wrong and the one economically sound answer to the problem.

Debate: Sanders Rejects Intervention While Clinton Slams Iran and Putin and Supports Syrian Rebels...

While foreign policy was a big issue discussed during the Democratic National Debate, Bernie Sanders' and Hillary Clinton's stances couldn't be more different. Here's their views when it comes to Iran, Putin and supporters of Syrian Rebels.

Obama’s Kabuki Theater

Does the 17th-century Japanese art form sum up the White House's production of the Trans-Pacific Partnership? If we're talking about elaborate sets and costuming, rhythmic dialogue and stylized acting, then we would have to say so.

‘We Are Writing the Rules,’ Says Obama. Who’s ‘We’?

President Obama is using a sales pitch to get the public and Congress to "swallow the glob of global corporate greed known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership." But why is he acting for these self-serving corporate powers?

Gyasi Ross: Why I Support Bernie Sanders and the #BlackLivesMatter Protesters Who Interrupted Him

Democracy Now speaks with Gyasi Ross about why he supports Bernie Sanders and the #BlackLivesMatter protesters who interrupted him. "Five hundred years of white domination...You have to recognize that urgency."

Bush and Cheney’s Final Failure: Many in Iraq Seek an Alliance With Russia (Video)

Could the Obama administration’s "foot-dragging" cause the Iraqi government to create an alliance with Russia? This is the final failure that sits on the shoulders of Bush and Cheney.