Sunday, July 25, 2021

America’s Addiction to Firstism — Delusion Decoyed as ‘Greatness’

For GOP primaries, Firstism is a universal affliction. Imagine the delightful firsts beaming from a Trump-Sanders presidential contest!

Militant MadAmerika

“In her great piece, Sara Gray makes the connection between kids playing at 'first person shooter games' and being in live combat. She explains how these kinds of games desensitize heavy players to images of violence- thus, isn't it easy to imagine shooting someone in real life when you spend all day simulating shooting someone?”

Why the 1% Don’t Fear the 99%

It’s the age-old ruse of divide and rule. Let’s not fall for that anymore.

Governor Snyder Accused of Withholding Documents on the Flint Water Crisis

A request for documents has been “completely ignored” by Michigan governor Synder.

How a Pink Flower Defeated the World’s Sole Superpower

Even in troubled Afghanistan, there are alternatives whose sum could potentially slice through this Gordian knot of a policy problem.

Why I Support Dr. Jill Stein for President

The candidate, seeking the Green Party nomination, is the only presidential hopeful who understands that what's important is not the election—it's the construction of anti-capitalist and anti-imperialist global movements. The building of these movements alone will save us.

Kasich Weighs In On Climate Change, Calls For More Renewables

"I know it’s an apostasy in the Republican Party to say that. I guess that’s what I’ve always been — being able to challenge some of the status quo.”

New Bill Reintroduces the DARK Act

A new bill presented in the Senate is being called the new Denying Americans the Right to Know, or DARK Act. Are the majority Americans being ignored?

Why We Need Democratic Socialism to Fix Our Educational System

Children aren't products to be bought and sold. The profit motive should end at the front door of the public school.

Yelp Employee Fired After Her Open Letter on Livable Wages Goes Viral

Yelp insists that the firing was not due to the open letter, but Talia Jane says she was told otherwise.