Tag Archives: fascism
Rise Up Times, Media for Justice and Peace, January 19, 2022
Hedges, Chomsky, Giroux, Polly Mann, Free Assange, Fake News, Guantanamo, Fascism, Jan. 6th, Climate Crisis, Pipeline Blues, and more
Standin’ on the corner, Singin’ the pipeline blues (2x)
Trying to stop that pipeline, Whatta we got to lose?
Gotta stop Line Three, Stop dirty tar sands oil (2x)
For the sake of the planet, Leave the oil in the soil.
I don’t like Line Three, that oil won’t be used by me (2x)
Gotta’ save our water, while it’s still pure and free.
They’re tearing up our land, polluting our rivers and streams (2x)
Cops are shooting rubber bullets, and brutalizing human beings.
Know This, Trump’s Attempted Coup on Jan. 6 Was Just Practice
“What’s left to trust and rely upon? Unorganized people organizing. What else!”
Chris Hedges: Papering Over the Rot
“…window dressing, masking the root cause of the demise of America — unchecked oligarchic power and greed. The longer wealth is funneled upwards into the hands of a tiny, oligarchic cabal, who put Biden into office and whose interests he assiduously serves, we are doomed.”
Glenn Greenwald on the Biden Administration and Expanding Censorship with Chris Hedges
The Biden administration and what it will mean for a country in crisis…
Chris Hedges: The Collective Suicide of the Liberal Class
“…the liberals do what they always do, chatter endlessly about political and moral positions they refuse to make any sacrifices to achieve.”
Chris Hedges: Chris Hedges on Fascism, Civil Unrest, and the Police State
“I expect serious problems in terms of civil unrest and I expect pretty draconian responses from our internal security systems, and you can look at Ferguson to get a sense of what that looks like: that’s militarized police in armored personnel carriers with 50 caliber machine guns pointed at nonviolent protesters.”
Democracy Now! How Fascism Works: Trump’s “Law and Order” Is Lawlessness, Fueling Racist Violence and Chaos
“…to connect these dots, from the Republican National Convention to white supremacists in the streets of U.S. cities to the president’s embrace of fringe conspiracy theories…”
The Unspoken Spread of Fascism, by Fred Nagel
“By avoiding the use of the word fascism, mainstream media analysis fails our democracy.”
Auschwitz Survivors Don’t Want Their Past to Be Their Grandchildren’s Future
Many, such as 91-year-old Elza Baker, warned that, “There are signs to look out for, if you don’t watch out one day you wake up and it’s too late.”
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.”
Ricardo Levins Morales: Ecology of a Radical Community Artist, by Anne Winkler-Morey
Our movements tend to be reactive, not thinking three or five steps ahead, which is one of the reasons why we have President Trump. Sustainability requires intention, planning and approaching the work from a perspective of hope, but not shallow hope–not putting a smiley face on hard issues. If you approach hard issues with complexity […]