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Kelvin Yearwood: Daesh/ISIL encouraging Loner attacks to Mask its Death Spiral
Not all is known, but it is increasingly looking like the recent London "attack" was the act of a mentally…
Newton Finn: Edward Bellamy And The Twenty First Century
Here I am, responding to an article written almost 16 years ago about a man who went to sleep and…
Paul D: Staging a False Flag Terrorist Attack?
The whole viewpoint behind Mr. Friel's questions - that Trump's voters were some kind of working class proto leftists…
Così viene controllato il flusso di “notizie” dalla Siria |: Libyan Developments
[…] le forze di opposizione come “unite dal desiderio di democrazia e diritti umani”. Ha anche rigettato l’idea che la…
Individuals and minorities in the framework of direct democracy – towardsautonomyblog: ParPolity: Political Vision for a Good Society
[…] [1] Cornelius Castoriadis: Democracy and Relativism, unauthorized translation 2013, p.49 [2] Hannah Arendt: On Revolution, Penguin Classics 2006, p.…
John Vincent: Daesh/ISIL encouraging Loner attacks to Mask its Death Spiral
Cole: "Daesh, as it sinks into obscurity and loses the shooting war, will likely turn to terrorism and attempts to…
Clive Ray: Speaking Truth to Lies in the Trump Era
Instead of saying “Obamacare is not in a ‘death spiral’,” try: Obamacare represents resounding progress for our…
Joe Emersberger: Rafael Correa and the Future of Ecuador
thank you
Tom Johnson: Women Rise Up Against Gender Violence
It's about time that men rise up against gender violence and start dealing with our misogynist brothers.
Philip Log: Rafael Correa and the Future of Ecuador
very good info - thanks
Rafael: How Immigrants Became Criminals
Its really absurd that everything is discused from the stand of the oppresors. This is a long subject that can…
maryellen: The Public Clueless About the Federal Budget
Obviously, similar efforts can be made in any state. Weve been aiming at the military busget for years now. While…
maryellen: The Public Clueless About the Federal Budget
We can't wait for the media to educate the public. Here in MA, we are working to pass "Revenue…
Rafael: Trump Admin Protects Israel From Criticism
The U.S. supports Israel to exert control over the Middle East. They want to keep safe their hegemony ,the consequences…
Kread: What Canadians really think about Israel/Palestine
It's not as if anything has changed. When I studied there 20 years ago, the most remarkable revelation to me…
Michael Albert: Interviewing Harriet Lennon
Hi Rafael, The proposal is not for eight room places but major hotels, motel chains, etc. Operations…
Bryce Johannes: The Trump-Ryan Healthcare Act: Some Economic Consequences
Ok... the people want change, we're united on that point like never before. So how do we get people talking…
Rafael: Interviewing Harriet Lennon
My family owns a small hotel, it has eight rooms. It was my grandparents' house. I wouldn't do it: give…
Kelvin Yearwood: Why Is Donald Trump Lunching With a Saudi War Criminal While Yemenis Are Starving?
Medea Benjamin, impressive reporting as ever. But this is a symbolic gesture: "That’s why in December 2016,…
george patterson: “Making America Great” at Americans’ Expense
We must pay attention and follow Ralph Nader's wondrous advice and wisdom about how we must confront this plutocratic,…
george patterson: “Making America Great” at Americans’ Expense
We must pay attention and follow Ralph Nader's wondrous advice and wisdom about how we must confront this plutocratic,…
Rafael: Communing with Dr. King on the 50th Anniversary of his Beyond Vietnam Speech
It's true that we depend for change in the US society. The problem is that the US would no longer…
Kelvin Yearwood: Why Middlebury Protestors Were Right about Charles Murray
We must also not forget to attack the illusion of due elite reward for their intelligence and entrepreneurialship.…
Howard Dic: Doubling Down on Dystopia
For me, the greater parallel--but then, not many actually know it--is de Sade's Philosophy of the Bedroom. After all, Trump…
David Danforth: Why Middlebury Protestors Were Right about Charles Murray
Robert: Thank you for your commentary on Murray. I sincerely appreciate what you have to say. Yet,…
Paul D: Why Middlebury Protestors Were Right about Charles Murray
Good article - and article, and the first I heard about this Middlebury College (of all places) action.…
Philip Log: ‘We Are Conditioned by Mass Media to Choose Up Sides’
is anyone saying he is doing it because it is the "right thing to do???" not that i can see
Rick Langtree: ‘We Are Conditioned by Mass Media to Choose Up Sides’
According to the model suggested by Chomsky and Herman in "Manufacturing Consent", corporate media employ journalists for their fidelity to…
Elizabeth Marxsen: ‘We Are Conditioned by Mass Media to Choose Up Sides’
http://www.the-american-interest.com/2016/12/19/the-curious-world-of-donald-trumps-private-russian-connections/ Look - I have no bone to pick with the "scary reds". No more bone…
Kread: Red Cloud, Crazy Horse and U.S. Foreign Policy
The best article I have read this year on US foreign policy, thank you. It is refreshing to read a…
David Dobereiner: ‘We Are Conditioned by Mass Media to Choose Up Sides’
The one saving grace of the Trump administration is that he might, just might, brine a detente with Russia. This…
Michael Mann: The Fukushima Fix
Why does this author try to hurt people with fear? There are lots of scared people, that is true, why…
Michael Mann: Fukushima Radiation: a Killer
This story exacerbates the problems of Fukushima by increasing the fear, stress and anxiety which is the real killer…
Michael Albert: Interviewing Celia Curie
not really, but I am no expert on films - I do remember many films that I liked, of course,…
Robert Graf: College students should resist – not silence – their political foes
Excellent analysis. The right excels at dressing up their crackpots with a veneer of academic respectability. This is…
Philip Log: ‘We Are Conditioned by Mass Media to Choose Up Sides’
seems to me that peaceful coexistance with russia (and the rest of the world) is a good idea period. why…
Doug Morri: Interviewing Celia Curie
Mike, a very helpful, inspired, and well-imagined project! The following was noted in "the interview" from the future:…
Elizabeth Marxsen: ‘We Are Conditioned by Mass Media to Choose Up Sides’
Norm - agree with alot of what you said but Trumps detente with Russia is not to be condemned because…
Antonio Carty: Let’s Give the CIA the Credit It Deserves
I was happy to sign this Roots Action.org Petition. https://act.rootsaction.org/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=12767 I'm from the tiny…
Michael: Cuba Reflections
I lived for many years in Latin America and for many more years than that have read, studied, and researched…
David Dobereiner: Europe must go back to the school of the world. As a student
Sweden's development of recycling and repairing as opposed to dumping and buying new is remarkable and one wonders how it…
David Dobereiner: Let’s Give the CIA the Credit It Deserves
well democracy would be a threat to the security of the 1% so of course it must be undermined. The…
Richard Bluhm: In the age of Donald Trump, vaccine policy is becoming politicized, with potentially deadly consequences
"Before we as a nation come to our senses..." For a long long time we've been spun like tops and…
David Dobereiner: One-state in Palestine: equality, democracy and justice
Excellent analysis. How can anything so sensible come into existence given the present reality?
Jim Jimwdr: Three Cheers for the Perez-Ellison DNC Team To Move the Democrats in a Progressive Direction
Glenn Greenwald: Key Question About DNC Race: Why Did Obama White House Recruit Perez to Run Against Ellison?
Mike Fahar: Three Cheers for the Perez-Ellison DNC Team To Move the Democrats in a Progressive Direction
This is outrageous! I am so disappointed to read such an article in Znet. "Democratic Party", the grave yard of…
David Jones: Three Cheers for the Perez-Ellison DNC Team To Move the Democrats in a Progressive Direction
The definition of insanity, right here. Progressives are the problem and if this site wishes to retain the support of…
John Vincent: Our greatest peril? Screening ourselves off from reality
"Breaking down the barriers of acceptability through humour is now a deliberate tactic of the far right. PewDiePie might see…
Paul D: Socialist Response to Trump’s Address to Joint Session of Congress
"The ruling class is sharply divided about Trump. Capitalist strategists are horrified by the growing popular revolt and the damage…
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