Thursday, October 28, 2021

Tag: violence

Shun the chief ‘enemy of the people’

The majority can’t impeach or convict a president of malfeasance, but we can take moral stances that reclaim our commitment to life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness – not for the few but for the many.

Hate unbound

Politicians and media moguls have long understood that fear and hate sell better than hope and compassion, no matter how much we might wish it otherwise.

America’s midterm elections turn menacing

With the approach of crucial congressional and state elections, no one should be surprised that domestic terrorism has emerged from the ranks of President Donald Trump's hyper-partisan supporters. In fact, given Trump’s pattern of incitement, many have warned that some of his followers would resort to violence.

4 members of violent white supremacist group face riot charges, federal...

The charges against members of the Rise Above Movement come weeks after four other members or associates of the group were indicted on riot charges in Virginia.

The Violence Against Women Act is unlikely to reduce intimate partner...

But the fact is that the criminal system supported by the act isn’t stopping intimate partner violence.

Violence Against Women Act at risk of lapsing

“Republicans’ decision to include only a short-term VAWA re-authorization in the must-pass minibus spending bill is nothing short of an abdication of our responsibilities to women in our country."

The psychology of mass killers: What causes it? How can you...

But what is this ‘invisible’ and ‘utterly invisible’ violence that is inflicted on us mercilessly, and has a profoundly damaging impact, from the day we are born?

Our culture of violence is a result of Americans (so far)...

Here’s something to grouse about.

Citadels of paranoia; panoramas of despair: An occupation of phantoms.

Despair seems an apt response to events one cannot reconcile, of circumstances of which one cannot gain perspective nor control.

What makes American society so violent?

These stories explore how violence permeates different aspects of American society.

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Personal interview: Abby Martin what are the prospects for peace?

Abby Martin is an American journalist, TV presenter and activist who continues her work opposing imperialism and promoting peace, as an independent filmmaker and journalist.

Despite cutbacks, ExxonMobil continues to fund climate science denial

ExxonMobil has spent more than $39 million to manufacture doubt about climate science.

‘Bottom line,’ says Bernie Sanders, deal must include Medicare expansion, lower drug prices

"Congress must finally have the courage to stand up to the greed of Big Pharma."

Bogus “rugged individualism” corrodes our social fabric, fueling violent protest & pandemic mayhem

Either “rugged individualism” is exposed as a mistaken, scam mythology, disrupting and exploiting what’s good for the many -- or we face something closer to “rugged extinction.”

The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”