Friday, August 23, 2019

Tag: world

Hope and Wonder Amidst the Misery

British artist and writer Benjamin Crème has been traveling the world preaching to anyone who would listen that Maitreya, the World Teacher, is out there gradually emerging into public view. The story is an extraordinary message of hope.

Will Immigrants Who Built America Redeem It?

America is not just a land of immigrants, it was built by “foreigners” to reinvent themselves. It's time for a reality check, America—"Remember always, that all of us, you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.”

The Terror We Give Is the Terror We Get

Is the barbarism we condemn the barbarism we commit? Chris Hedges discusses the line that separates the U.S. from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and how terror has become the engine of war.

A Corporate Coup d’Etat

TPP is a trade deal that would allow an unprecedented level of global corporate rule over Americans. If passed, would it recreate the "anything-goes Wall Street ethic" that caused the 2008 world economy crash?

Remembrance of Wars Past

We are missing any sense of connection to the government. While past administrations are to blame for this, Tom Engelhardt describes why there is no massive antiwar movement in America.

The New Arab Cold War: US Policy Sows Conflict, Unrest Across...

Is American policy sowing conflict across North Africa and the Middle East? Democracy Now discusses the role of the U.S. in these ongoing conflicts with Vijay Prashad, professor of international studies at Trinity College.

Israel’s Netanyahu Was Imported by GOP to Ensure a War With...

John Boehner secretly invited Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to Washington to help him craft a super-majority in Congress to join his veto over-ride effort of Obama's new sanctions on Iran. Will he succeed?

A Self-Perpetuating Machine for American Insecurity

Washington has invented a system so deeply entrenched in our world that changing it will surely prove a stunningly difficult task. Welcome to the new world of American insecurity.

Why the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement is a Pending Disaster

The TPP is a Trojan horse in a global race to the bottom, giving big corporations and Wall Street banks a way to eliminate laws that get in the way of their profits. The TPP is the wrong remedy to the wrong problem.

Did Drought and Climate Change Cause Middle Eastern States to Collapse...

The collapse of the Middle Eastern states is pointing to climate change as one culprit. The already bad climate problems in the Middle East will only get worse over the next 50 years.

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‘This illegal and dangerous pipeline must be shut down’: Standing Rock Sioux renew the...

The tribe is asking for a pause in construction while a thorough environmental assessment, this time with input from the tribe is conducted.
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The 5-Step CEO pay scam

Average CEO pay at big corporations topped 14.5 million dollars in 2018. That’s after an increase of 5.2 million dollars per CEO over...

Back to thoughts and prayers: Donald Trump abandons support for enhanced background checks

"It's the people that pull the trigger, it's not the gun that pulls the trigger."

California to build world’s largest bridge over a major freeway for wildlife

Hoping to prevent the extinction of mountain lions, coyotes, deer, lizards, snakes, and other species that require room to roam, Southern California...

Fascism then and now

A new book  I would like to announce the publication of a new book, entitled “Fascism, Then and...