Sunday, November 27, 2022

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Why I Support the BDS Movement Against Israel

Chris Hedges believes: The fight for the Palestinians is our fight to win. We must stand with all of the oppressed in the BDS movement and stop the corporate capitalism and the neoliberal ideology that sustains oppression.

If Islamic State Had Burned Down Four Churches, It Would Have...

Arson directed at African-American churches is on the rise in recent weeks with seven burnt to the ground. But the question remains: Is terrorism “raced” in the U.S.?

VIDEO: 'This Flag Comes Down Today:' Bree Newsome Scales SC Capitol...

Bree Newsome, a 30-year-old African-American woman, scaled the 30-foot flagpole outside the South Carolina State Capitol and unhooked the Confederate flag. While she was arrested, her actions went viral.

Police Barring Release of Videos Showing Cops Killing Unarmed Innocent Man

While the LA County DA ruled the Gardena police were justified to shoot an innocent man and his friend, the victims’ families, who watched the videos, contradict the official narrative. And now the Gardena Police Department is seeking to suppress the video.

Never Patriotic: The Real Meaning of the Confederate Flag

There are a few important clues about the true meaning of the Confederate flag that few know about. While the debate over the Confederate flag intensifies, here is the true meaning of the seditious symbol.

VIDEO: Domestic Terrorism: From the Charleston Massacre to 1964 Slaying of...

While the fifty-first anniversary of the 1964 slaying of Mississippi civil rights workers just passed, another hateful crime just recently took place at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina this past week. Is domestic terrorism still at large?

Two Ways Racists Kill

While it's a modern and more 'civilized' form of the American tradition of shortening the lives of poor minorities, racism has evolved into a more insidious form. But it still goes on.

VIDEO: As Nation Mourns Nine Black Victims of Church Massacre, Details...

Dylann Roof, the 21-year-old South Carolina man with apparent sympathies to white supremacy, was captured and charged with a hate crime at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston. The massacre has effected the entire country.

The Pathology of the Rich White Family

"There is no decadence like the decadence of rich white people." Rich white families have the license and the power to amass unimaginable wealth at our expense and it permits the rich to inflict poverty on growing circles of the population.

Eight San Francisco Cops Suspended for Racist Texts

After being caught exchanging racist and homophobic texts regarding coworkers and citizens, eight San Francisco police officers were suspended. An investigation is underway, but the police chief is asking for their immediate termination.

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The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.

Why the deep state hates Putin

Since World War II, America’s knee-jerk response to any diplomatic challenge has been to bully or bomb.

The stunning, marvelous and redemptive triumph of unintended consequences

What if unintended consequences lead not only to breakthrough positives but destructive means and machinery by which humanity can do itself in?

Let’s rename the day after Thanksgiving ‘extinction Friday’

The annual Black Friday ode to commercialism and overconsumption sits at the core of our ongoing destruction of Earth’s ecosystems.

Biden administration announces largest direct federal investment in transmission and distribution infrastructure

The announcement to dedicate $13 billion in grants to improve transmission and distribution systems will "improve energy resiliency through microgrids, local renewable energy, and energy storage.”