Monday, September 26, 2016

Police Killings Won’t Stop: Chris Hedges

Police Killings Won’t Stop: Chris Hedges: The corporate state, which has destroyed traditional forms of social control such as stable employment and cohesive communities, has no intention of curbing police violence. Militarized police who can kill with impunity are all that lies between the corporate state and revolt.
- 2016/09/25

Friday, September 23, 2016

UN Speeches: Bolivian President Evo Morales

Standing Firm in the Face of Violence (from @Truthdig)

Standing Firm in the Face of Violence (from @Truthdig): With police killings of unarmed black men almost a weekly occurrence in the U.S., we must not let our trauma weaken our resolve to insist on—and organize for—racial justice.
- 2016/09/22

Monday, September 19, 2016

The Courtiers and the Tyrants (from @Truthdig)

The Courtiers and the Tyrants (from @Truthdig): We must not confuse the political elites who function as courtiers to corporate power with the tyrannical leaders who actually drive corporatism. Our real enemy, lurking behind the curtain, is usually faceless and anonymous.
- 2016/09/18

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Truthdigger of the Week: Daniel Jones, the Senate’s Chief Investigator Into Torture by the CIA (from @Truthdig)

Truthdigger of the Week: Daniel Jones, the Senate’s Chief Investigator Into Torture by the CIA (from @Truthdig): Jones—who became a target of the CIA because he searched for the truth—this week spoke out for the first time. He has been a key force in the disclosure of a scandal that one senator compared to Watergate.
- 2016/09/17

Greg Grandin, "Kissinger's Shadow"

Monday, September 12, 2016

Fooled Again: Chris Hedges

Fooled Again: Chris Hedges: We have once more been baited and hooked by the corporate elites who look upon the electorate as malleable and disposable.
- 2016/09/11

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

The Intellectuals We Abandon (from @Truthdig)

The Intellectuals We Abandon (from @Truthdig): The late political philosopher Sheldon Wolin explicated the mechanisms of control and manipulation used by the powerful. But those who most need to read his work have been left in darkness by an academy that has turned its back on the oppressed and caters to the elites. (Pictured, Wolin and James Baldwin, right.)

Monday, September 5, 2016

Truthdigger of the Week: Colin Kaepernick, for Refusing to Stand During the National Anthem (from @Truthdig)

Truthdigger of the Week: Colin Kaepernick, for Refusing to Stand During the National Anthem (from @Truthdig): In his act of protest against racial injustice in the U.S., the San Francisco 49ers quarterback has taken a lot of hits. But he’s not backing down and has succeeded in igniting an important debate.
- 2016/09/03

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016

We will not prematurely or unnecessarily risk the costs of a worldwide nuclear war in which even the fruits of victory would be ashes in our mouth — but neither shall we shrink from that risk any time it must be faced. - John F. Kennedy

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Truthdiggers of the Week: The Women at Khabar Lahariya, a Feminist Newspaper in Rural India (from @Truthdig)

Truthdiggers of the Week: The Women at Khabar Lahariya, a Feminist Newspaper in Rural India (from @Truthdig): Now in its 14th year, the publication just expanded into digital platforms in the hope of increasing readership and inspiring other young women.
- 2016/08/20

In Massive Shift, Lutherans Vote To Halt US Aid To Israel

In Massive Shift, Lutherans Vote To Halt US Aid To Israel: By Ryan Rodrick Beiler for The Electronic Antifada - The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America has become the latest US denomination to take economic action against the Israeli occupation. At its ...

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Dakota Pipeline Would Make Water the New ‘Oil,’ Devastating All but the Rich (from @Truthdig)

Dakota Pipeline Would Make Water the New ‘Oil,’ Devastating All but the Rich (from @Truthdig): The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is heading a protest by Native Americans and their allies against the newly approved line. These opponents of the project say it could lead to contamination of the Missouri River and other devastating environmental impacts.
- 2016/08/17

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

‘On Contact’ With Chris Hedges: The Big Business of Keeping People in Cages

‘On Contact’ With Chris Hedges: The Big Business of Keeping People in Cages: On this week’s episode of RT’s “On Contact,” Hedges discusses mass incarceration with prison reform advocates Walter Fortson and Boris Franklin.
- 2016/08/08

Monday, August 8, 2016

It’s Bombs Away for the USA in Libya (from @Truthdig)

It’s Bombs Away for the USA in Libya (from @Truthdig): The United States has returned to aerial bombing in Libya on Islamic State sites, a mission that’s almost guaranteed to spread more misery across North Africa.
- 2016/08/07

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Was America Great When It Burned Native American Babies? (Audio) (from @Truthdig)

Was America Great When It Burned Native American Babies? (Audio) (from @Truthdig): Benjamin Madley, a history professor and author, joins Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer to talk about a too-little-known part of California’s history: the government-supported massacres of indigenous people.
- 2016/08/05

Monday, July 25, 2016

The New European Fascists (from @Truthdig)

The New European Fascists (from @Truthdig): Poland offers a frightening example of the right-wing populism sweeping through many nations. Neoliberalism is wrecking economies, creating rage among the working class, devastating cultural institutions and eroding liberal democracy across Europe and in the United States.
- 2016/07/24

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Writing as Resistance (from @Truthdig)

Writing as Resistance (from @Truthdig): Doomed writers buried their accounts of the Warsaw ghetto in the hope that they could teach whoever unearthed the documents about good, evil, indifference and the importance of the truth as an act of resistance. They have left us a trove of papers on how to construct a life of meaning.
- 2016/07/17

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Legalized Murder and the Politics of Terror (from @Truthdig)

Legalized Murder and the Politics of Terror (from @Truthdig): The police kill citizens with impunity, and that is exactly how the system is designed to work. The numerous little police states that exist in poor urban areas across the U.S. are models for a system that would enslave all of us.
- 2016/07/10

Saturday, July 2, 2016

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Media Casually Touring Omar Mateen's Apt 24 Hrs After Shooting

What Does G4S Know About the Orlando Nightclub Massacre? (from @Truthdig)

What Does G4S Know About the Orlando Nightclub Massacre? (from @Truthdig): The British multinational security services company could help tie up some loose ends in the Omar Mateen story. But don’t expect much transparency or further explanation.
- 2016/06/27

Monday, June 20, 2016

Former Israeli officials in the U.S. government pushed war against Iraq ...

Con vs. Con (from @Truthdig)

Con vs. Con (from @Truthdig): The remainder of the presidential campaign will be characterized by an attempt among liberals to discredit third-party and popular movements. Yet our only hope for change will come by breaking free from the tyranny of the two corporate parties.
- 2016/06/19

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Monday, June 13, 2016

India ranked 141 in Global Peace Index

We Must Understand Corporate Power to Fight It (from @Truthdig)

We Must Understand Corporate Power to Fight It (from @Truthdig): All predatory systems of power seek to mask their ultimate aims. As they become more repressive, they become more deceptive. They silence dissidents and bombard the airwaves with lies. Those who effectively resist have to peel back the layers of deceit to understand the intentions of the elites.
- 2016/06/12

Monday, June 6, 2016

Shut Down the Democratic National Convention (from @Truthdig)

Shut Down the Democratic National Convention (from @Truthdig): Corporate Democrats rigged the primary elections. They sold us out to Wall Street. They stripped us of our civil liberties. And now they want us to be mute props in their political theater. Democracy will only come from the streets.
- 2016/06/05

All Wars Are Bankers' Wars

NY Gov. Signs Pro-Israel exec. Order Punishing BDS Boycott Movement 

NY Gov. Signs Pro-Israel exec. Order Punishing BDS Boycott Movement   :  Information Clearing House - ICH

Monday, May 30, 2016

Monday, May 23, 2016

Reform or Revolution (from @Truthdig)

Reform or Revolution (from @Truthdig): Rosa Luxemburg warned the left about becoming seduced by liberals who speak the language of reform but serve the interests of capitalism. And she understood that holding fast to revolutionary ideals was, especially in a moment of crisis, a moral imperative.
- 2016/05/22

Chicago Convention 1968 will history repeat it's self?

Cathy Bilsky /Quantum Leap Truth in Military Recruiting

Monday, May 16, 2016

House Passes Nolan Amendment to Include Active Duty Soldiers and Militar...

An honest Israeli Jew tells the Real Truth about Israel

Israeli Military Torturing Palestinian Children ~viewer discretion~

Welcome to 1984 (from @Truthdig)

Welcome to 1984 (from @Truthdig): The façade of democracy and the disempowerment of the citizenry by corporations has sparked a nationwide revolt. Elites, fearing unrest, will soon become ruthless. We must engage now in acts of sustained civic mobilization and civil disobedience or be crushed.
- 2016/05/14

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Monday, May 9, 2016

May 9, 1858: Mother’s Day For Peace

May 9, 1858: Mother’s Day For Peace: By Julia Ward Howe and Gary Kohls for Zinn Education Project and Common Dreams - Mother’s Day began as a call to action to improve the lives of families through health and peace. Ann Jarvis of Appa...

Bearing the Cross (from @Truthdig)

Bearing the Cross (from @Truthdig): The Rev. Daniel Berrigan, whose funeral was held Friday in New York, exemplified the radical call of the Christian Gospels to defy the laws of the state for the laws of God. If we seek salvation, for our nation and for ourselves, we must find his courage and his faith.
- 2016/05/08

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Truthdigger of the Week: The Late Daniel Berrigan, Lifelong Activist for Peace (from @Truthdig)

Truthdigger of the Week: The Late Daniel Berrigan, Lifelong Activist for Peace (from @Truthdig): From the dark days of Vietnam to the endless wars of today, the Jesuit priest-poet remained faithful to his mission: protecting the vulnerable, championing resistance and always, always working toward peace.
- 2016/05/07

Monday, May 2, 2016

The Socialist Alternative (from @Truthdig)

The Socialist Alternative (from @Truthdig): Seattle’s socialist City Council member, Kshama Sawant, has called on Bernie Sanders to break with the Democratic Party and run as an independent. If he refuses, she says, his supporters must build a third party without him.
- 2016/05/01

Sunday, April 24, 2016

How Israel

How Israel: A new film exposes the sophisticated propaganda campaign that keeps both policymakers and the U.S. public on Israel's side.

How the World Runs on Looting the Congo // Empire_File024

Joan Baez on activism, Vietnam, and the guitar

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Pictures: displaced Gazans face cold wave in open air - Days of Palestine

Pictures: displaced Gazans face cold wave in open air - Days of Palestine: Due to the strict Israeli-led siege, thousands of displaced Palestinian families in Gaza face the strongest cold wave, hitting the region, in the open air.

Students of Maryland in solidarity with Palestine

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Revolution Is in the Air (from @Truthdig)

Revolution Is in the Air (from @Truthdig): The arrests of hundreds—including me—in or near the Capitol have been going on every day for a week. They presage a growing, nationwide uprising against the corporate state.
- 2016/04/16

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

The U.S. Military—What a Waste (from @Truthdig)

The U.S. Military—What a Waste (from @Truthdig): Squandering vast sums of taxpayer money is a way of life for the Department of Defense. With that in mind, let’s take a little tour through the highlights of Pentagon waste from the 1960s to the present.
- 2016/04/11

Epic Speech by Dahlia Wasfi - The Truth About War/s

Monday, April 11, 2016

The Wages of Sin (from @Truthdig)

The Wages of Sin (from @Truthdig): Huge segments of working-class whites—victims paying for the sins of American empire—are desperately seeking to halt change and re-create a mythical past. This is always the last, desperate gasp of a dying culture.
- 2016/04/10

Saturday, April 9, 2016

George Carlin: You Have Owners

How Clinton Democrats Killed Roosevelt’s Dream of the Affordable Home (from @Truthdig)

How Clinton Democrats Killed Roosevelt’s Dream of the Affordable Home (from @Truthdig): The following excerpt from Robert Scheer’s book “The Great American Stickup” details the perversion of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and is particularly relevant this election season, as it explains the connection between Clinton “progressives” and the 2008 housing meltdown that impoverished millions.
- 2016/04/07

Friday, April 8, 2016

Monday, April 4, 2016

The Lie of Patriotism (from @Truthdig)

The Lie of Patriotism (from @Truthdig): A U.S. ranger who served in Afghanistan and a Marine who was in Iraq put light on the dangerous myth that America has built around its “warriors.” Now, in acts of civil disobedience, they are determined to right the wrongs of war.
- 2016/04/03

Monday, March 28, 2016

Still Listening to the Enemy

We All Are Islamic State (from @Truthdig)

We All Are Islamic State (from @Truthdig): The killings in Brussels or Paris and the killings in U.S. military strikes in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Syria or Libya perpetuate the same dark lusts. The savage tit-for-tat game will not end until we rouse ourselves from our hypnotized state.

Monday, March 21, 2016

Following the Money to War Profiteers

Voting With Our Feet (from @Truthdig)

Voting With Our Feet (from @Truthdig): Bernie Sanders will soon be urging us to support Hillary Clinton in the presidential election. But the Democratic Party, along with a bankrupt liberalism, is as dangerous as Donald Trump. It is time to vote with our feet—by taking to the streets against the corrupt power elite.

Monday, March 14, 2016

The Mexicanization of the United States (from @Truthdig)

The Mexicanization of the United States (from @Truthdig): The destruction caused by neoliberalism is global. The patterns of economic, social, cultural and political assault that Mexico has suffered are afflicting countries from Greece to the United States. Only a worldwide anti-capitalist resistance movement will save us.
- 2016/03/13

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Thursday, March 3, 2016

The Revenge of the Lower Classes and the Rise of American Fascism (from @Truthdig)

The Revenge of the Lower Classes and the Rise of American Fascism (from @Truthdig): College-educated elites, on behalf of corporations, carried out the savage neoliberal assault on the working poor. Now these elites are being made to pay. Their duplicity has brought them—and the rest of us—Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
- 2016/03/02

Ray McGovern Exposes Dick Cheney

The MOVE Bombing - When Police Plotted to Exterminate a Family // Empire...

Monday, February 29, 2016

The Graveyard of the Elites (from @Truthdig)

The Graveyard of the Elites (from @Truthdig): The establishment structure is sliding toward its death, and the foremost sign of this is the silly and sickening display of “junk politics” that we call an election campaign.
- 2016/02/28

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Monday, February 22, 2016

Why the Heroin Trade Helped Defeat the US in Afghanistan

Why the Heroin Trade Helped Defeat the US in Afghanistan: America’s Opium War in Afghanistan.

Why I Support Dr. Jill Stein for President (from @Truthdig)

Why I Support Dr. Jill Stein for President (from @Truthdig): 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.
- 2016/02/21

Sunday, February 21, 2016

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Monday, February 8, 2016

Flint’s Crisis Is About More Than Water (from @Truthdig)

Flint’s Crisis Is About More Than Water (from @Truthdig): The thousands of Michigan children who were knowingly poisoned were victims of an American moral malaise: Our nation has bred generations of bureaucrats who are blind to values other than self-advancement and profit.
- 2016/02/07

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Monday, February 1, 2016

Pity the Children (from @Truthdig)

Pity the Children (from @Truthdig): If we continue to ignore the hunger, poverty and desperate families and communities of our young, we guarantee there will be a huge, violent population plagued by crime, drug addiction and high incarceration rates. If we save the children, we save society.
- 2016/01/31

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Monday, January 25, 2016

American Medical Industrial Complex

America's legal drug trafficking. Awaken communities locally,nationally and internationally.                                           >Gateway to Inform<  We can, We will, We must take back our planet.

Unraveling the Syria War Chessboard // Empire_File017

The Suicide of the Liberal Church (from @Truthdig)

The Suicide of the Liberal Church (from @Truthdig): The liberal denominations and their seminaries, by betraying the poor, especially people of color, in a desperate bid to stay financially solvent, are making themselves obsolete.
- 2016/01/24

Monday, January 18, 2016

The Mirage of Justice (from @Truthdig)

The Mirage of Justice (from @Truthdig): There seldom are trials for the poor. Instead, under threat of draconian sentences, they are forced to accept plea bargains. The system is a sham set up for elites with godlike powers who seek to advance themselves and their agendas at the expense of the downtrodden.

JFK'S "HEALTH CARE" SPEECH FROM MADISON SQUARE GARDEN (MAY 20, 1962)

Monday, January 11, 2016

The Great Forgetting (from @Truthdig)

The Great Forgetting (from @Truthdig): America’s refusal to fund and sustain its intellectual and cultural heritage has come with an enormous cost. We are now paying the bill.
- 2016/01/10