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Lawrence Wittner: The Trillion Dollar Question

Isn’t it rather odd that America’s largest single public expenditure scheduled for the coming decades has received no attention in the 2015-2016 presidential debates? The expenditure is for a thirty-year program to “modernize” the U.S. nuclear arsenal and production facilities.  Although President Obama began his administration with a dramatic public commitment to build a nuclear Read more…

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libbyliberal: Dr. Jill Stein & the “Green New Deal” Recovery Plan for Ailing America

According to the Green Party’s 2016 Presidential candidate, Dr. Jill Stein, the Democratic Party cannot be trusted to defend the “interests of regular people.” Stein declares: “We need our own party, organized by, led by, and founded by, WE the people NOT the corporations!” “My Power to the People Plan is for deep system change, Read more…

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Huzaifa Zoomkawala: the myth is not the fairytale

the myth is not the fairytale, though it pretends to catch the drift, the smoke and the paltry guts that flake off when dents of time speak stilted ifs and buts, when the theme of now occludes, prevents power from showing where it really comes from from myth “The language of Realpolitik offers a poor Read more…

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Nasir Khan: Gross exploitation of religion by using the blasphemy laws in Pakistan

by Dr. Nasir Khan People around the world have become increasingly aware of the blasphemy laws in Pakistan. In fact, in a country where the 95-98% people are the followers of Islam, there was never any danger to this religion, its founder or its holy scripture. Then, why were these laws promulgated in this Islamic Read more…

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Brad Wilson: Brad Wilson’s Farm Bill Proposal

INTRODUCTION (This introduces and supplements my recent op-ed, linked just below.) Farm justice, (labeled as a “family farm” point of view,) has not fared well against the dominant narrative in mainstream media in the 21st century, or even in alternative progressive media or among food progressives and other progressives, or among conservatives. Unfortunately almost all Read more…

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Brad Wilson: George Monbiot Misinterprets Farm Subsidies 1

(This blog is Part 1 of a 2-part article.) Monbiot’s Pro-Corporate Outrage (Authors note: This is a work in progress which I will further edit as I have time. There is demand for access to it, however, so I’m posting this now. The same goes for Part 2, which begins with his discussion of sustainable Read more…

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libbyliberal: Dr. Jill Stein as Savior Not Spoiler of 2016 Prez Election

Caught in an undertow of ever-escalating amorality, we, the American people, drift ever farther from the shores of a representative democracy. For one more national presidential election, will we throw away another opportunity to rescue ourselves and our country, not to mention the rest of humanity as well as our very planet? Will we choose Read more…

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libbyliberal: Tweeting #JillStein

INTRODUCTION TO JILL & GREEN NEW DEAL! #JillStein: Green Party prez candidate: physician, her Green New Deal to eradicate unemployment & mitigate climate change! #JillStein: Green Party prez candidate fighting ferocious corporate media blackout of her campaign for environment & economic/social justice. #JillStein & Green Party can bring about paradigm shift from patriarchy win/lose, violence, Read more…

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Lawrence Wittner: Bernie Sanders: The 2016 Peace Candidate

On February 10, 2016, Peace Action—the largest peace organization in the United States—announced its endorsement of Bernie Sanders for the Democratic nomination for President. Peace Action is the descendant of two other mass U.S. peace organizations:  the National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (SANE) and the Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign (the Freeze).  SANE was Read more…

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Mark Evans: What About Classism? The Basic Plan…

Below is a presentation of the basic plan, in three stages, for our new pressure group called What About Classism?  The idea in presenting this here is to give people a general feel for the overall direction we hope to move in and how we intend to get there.   Stage One: In 2015 we Read more…

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