Sunday, July 5, 2020

Disposable Children

Wealthy Americans are justifying the neglect of our nation's children by blaming the victims—children of the poor. In a perversely unequal nation, are children of all ages deemed disposable?

What Socialism Means to Bernie—and You

Socialism is not a "frighteningly alien worldview," it's merely another set of ideas for organizing society to protect and uplift every human being. Here is what you need to know about socialism as Bernie Sanders puts it.

Pity Pathetic, Lying Republicans

Problem: how to blast such obvious con artists on the GOP campaign war path? The whole, outlandish gang not only lies through their teeth but then brazenly denies what's blatantly contradicted by their own web sites and direct quotations. Logical debunking doesn't provide sufficient gravitas, thus this pleasantry.

Bernie Sanders Introduces Bill to Protect Native American Place of Worship

Instead of allowing the transfer of federal land to a corporation planning to build the largest copper mine in North America, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Sen. Tammy Baldwin want to keep it intact because it has significant religious and cultural value.

The Most Brazen Corporate Power Grab in American History

“There is more than enough evidence from past trade agreements to indicate where the TPP will lead. It is part of the inexorable march by corporations to wrest from us the ability to use government to defend the public and to build social and political organizations that promote the common good.”

BREAKING: President Obama Rejects Keystone XL

It is a huge day for environmental activism. The years of tireless hard work and activism against the controversial Keystone XL pipeline have paid off. President Obama has rejected the pipeline once and for all.

9/11 Mastermind Urges Unity Between al-Qaida and Islamic State Against Russia and the US...

Al-Zawahiri, a mastermind behind the 9/11 attacks and successor of Bin Laden, is urging for the unity between al-Qaeda and Daesh (ISIS, ISIL) in the face of American, Russian and Shiite forces in Syria. Things just got more complicated for the CIA.

Can Jeb Bush Even Spell Integrity?

This presidential wannabe campaigns as an ethics reformer and preaches against the corrupt influence on government. Yet, as former Florida governor, Jeb Bush cashed in big time from government-corporate corruption. Can you say hypocrite?

Budget Deal Fine Print Axes Benefit for Married Social Security Beneficiaries

Congress recently undermined Social Security benefits with an elimination of a provision that will weaken the program. So much for progressives defending Social Security from the corporatist Congressional Democrats and Republicans who seek to destroy it.

Sheldon Wolin and Inverted Totalitarianism

“Economics dominates politics—and with that domination comes different forms of ruthlessness.” Sheldon Wolin discusses the terrifying configuration of corporate power he calls “inverted totalitarianism” with Chris Hedges.