Tag Archives: capitalism
Henry Giroux: The system has to be stopped: On state terror and collective rebellion.
“The fires burning in our cities are unfortunate, but the real fires go unnoticed. These are the fires burning the spirits of those who suffer daily traumas, fears, police violence, and policy driven hardships are what need to be noticed, addressed, and rouse mass anger. No one talks about the roots of these problems…”
Legalized Political Corruption Is So Much Bigger Than Trump: A Journey in 7 Charts
The separation of governmental powers into three branches has become a fiction nullified by a veritable corporate coup d’état.
Henry Giroux on His Latest Book — The Terror of the Unforeseen — and How Neoliberal Capitalism Sets the Stage for Fascism
Money drives politics. We all know that now. But the other side of this is that it’s not just an economic system, it’s also an ideological system. [Neoliberalism] operates off the assumption that the market can solve all problems — not simply in the economy, but in all of social life — so it becomes a template and a model for all social relations.
Exposing the Corporate Bribery Network, on Sheer Intelligence
RS: Adam Smith in “The Wealth of Nations” talked about, you know, the invisible hand; that no one should be able to control the action. But the multinational corporations, and they are dominant now—they want a hand. They want it controlled.
DM: They have an invisible hand through bribes. There isn’t a free market that we think, there isn’t free and fair competition. In fact, it’s all—I don’t want to say it’s all rigged, but it’s greatly rigged through bribes.
The Audacity of Struggle, by Ron Jacobs
Millions are shocked until they are no longer shocked because the commonplace nature of these and other human rights abuses desensitizes them to the brutal nature of these acts and the system that requires them.
International Conference Against US/NATO Military Bases, report by Roger Harris
Actions are being planned in Washington, D.C., around the 70th anniversary of NATO on April 4th. with supporting events encouraged locally and regionally throughout the US and worldwide.
NATO Needs to End, by Pat Elder
No NATO. No collaboration with crime.
Resisting Nuclear Weapons Means Resisting Injustice and Oppression
Nuclear arsenals are part of broader systems of patriarchy, racism, militarism, and capitalism.
Trump: Behind your back and in your backyard
Here are just a few of the Trump administration actions that have come into my email box in the last few days. Click the titles to read more and take action. The Wilderness Society: The Trump Administration is Stealing YOUR Land The Nation: The Department of Justice Is Overseeing the Resegregation of American Schools CMD: Ambitious Effort […]
Huge Increase In Anti-Trump Protest: 5 Signs Resistance Is Growing Stronger
“Our conservative guess is that between 637,198 and 1,181,887 people showed up at these political gatherings, although it is likely that there were far more participants”
Sleepwalking Toward Global War: Bernadette Devlin McAliskey on the Rise of Fascism Today
“Our simplistic historic understanding of fascism needs to be challenged,” warns McAliskey, “fascism is not German, it’s not the Nazism of the Second World War … it starts in the heads of individuals with the idea that what keeps you disadvantaged is that some lesser breed has taken what belongs to you.”