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Hedges and Giroux: The Age of Manufactured Ignorance
“The Red Scare, Giroux warns, is alive and well in America.”
Buffy St. Marie: Universal Soldier
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How Democracies Die, by Chris Hedges
“The U.S. Republican Party, replicating the fascist parties of the 1930s, is a personality cult. Those who do not bow obsequiously before the leader and carry out the leader’s demands are banished.”
The Enemy Within, by Chris Hedges
“The impeachment of Trump, despite the enthusiasm of the liberal elite, is mostly cosmetic. The entire political and governmental system is corrupt.”
EVERYWHERE (in the U.S.A.)
“The fact that voter suppression is treated like a partisan controversy the media mostly shrugs about instead of an act considered on par with treason and something we as a country should actively putting people in jail for doing is pretty insane.”
The Deadly Rule of the Oligarchs by Chris Hedges
Oligarchs use power and ruling structures solely for personal advancement.
Chris Hedges | The Permanent Lie, Our Deadliest Threat
Those who speak in the language of truth and fact are attacked as liars, traitors and purveyors of “fake news.”
Chris Hedges | The Silencing of Dissent
The corporate state was in crisis at the end of the Obama presidency. It was widely hated. It became vulnerable to attacks by the critics it had pushed to the fringes.
Trump and the Politics of Nihilism by Henry A. Giroux
This is how democracy ends, with a bang and a whimper.
Victories against Trump are mounting. Here’s how we deal the final blow by Rebecca Solnit
Civil society awoken and arisen is a power adequate to counter the power of an increasingly isolated, confused, frightened and bumbling administration.
Noam Chomsky Takes a Look at Income Inequality in his new book
The philosopher casts a cold eye on the economic facts of American life in the 21st century. He looks at the 10 principles of concentration and power at work in America today.