Coronavirus is making visible what has been hidden and kept secret for generations. Neoliberalism and neoconservatism have wreaked havoc both at home and abroad, due to selling out to huge corporations on both ends of the political spectrum, racism, militarism, plus rigging elections. What has been lost? Every time there is an emergency, huge corporations … Continue reading The Coronavirus Is Making Visible What Has Been Kept Hidden For Many Generations
A nagging question that first popped into my head while I was a twenty-three-year-old reporter at the Buenos Aires Herald has returned to haunt me lately. What would happen if the US, the country where I was born and spent my childhood, spiraled down the kind of totalitarian vortex I was witnessing in Argentina back then? What … Continue reading ‘Silence Is Health’: How Totalitarianism Arrives
2. “The standing army is only an arm of the standing government. The government itself, which is only the mode which the people have chosen to execute their will, is equally liable to be abused and perverted, before the people can act through it.” Sometimes people need to get together to make things happen. A … Continue reading 10 Best Quotes from “Civil Disobedience” by Henry David Thoreau – Wake Up To The Truth
Empires used to be created by kings and were located primarily in one country. These kings used to send out armies to set up and expand their empires in foreign lands. The Roman empire is an example of one of these. The term empire derives from the Latin imperium (power, authority). Politically, an empire is a … Continue reading Democracy Cannot Exist With Wealth Concentrated In Hands Of Just A Few People
Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economyAccording to Rachel Maddow in the video above, "if you are an African-American and you live in Michigan, the chances are 1 in 2 you are allowed to vote for your own local officials. Half of you get to do that and the other half, … Continue reading Dictatorship Leading To Apartheid In Michigan?
Much of the rhetoric of the mass media focuses on how America is the greatest, most powerful nation on Earth. But is it really the greatest? What effect does being the best at technology, but the worst at emotional intelligence and true empathy have on us as a nation? What are the effects of foreign intervention … Continue reading Randall Robinson On Democracy, Freedom And Foreign Policy
The Day The Berlin Wall Came Down, proves that ANYTHING Is Possible! Never give up on your dreams or goals.. This short 2 minute video illustrates the day the wall came down.. May it inspire you and motivate you... Rockin' the Wall MovieTrailer; 2 minutes. This trailer explains and explores how rock music contributed to the … Continue reading The Day The Berlin Wall Came Down; ANYTHING Is Possible!
The New Hidden POLL TAX That Is Voter ID LawsVoter ID laws are making it MORE difficult to vote. Why? It costs money to get the ID necessary to vote, essentially making the voter ID requirement a POLL TAX.Many people do not live near the places where it is now required to go, in order … Continue reading Voter ID Laws; Good, Bad or Neutral?
One of the problems with politics these days is that people are so disgusted with the candidates offered, that they refuse to even vote. Many people are saying that they are 'forced' to vote between the lesser of two evils. Most people understand that corporations have an enormous influence via the media, lobbyists and elections … Continue reading The Green Party And Green Movement Continues To Grow In Double Digits
As Hillary Clinton says in the video below; women deserve and need the right and basic freedom to choose their clothing, their jobs, and the choices they make around their bodies. Surprisingly, this fundamental right is being challenged not only in Tunisia but also in the USA. Who is challenging these basic, fundamental rights of women? … Continue reading Hillary Clinton: Women Deserve The Right To Choose