By David Swanson
“There’s millions of commies in the freedom fight
“Yelling for Lenin and civil rights
“How do I know? I read it in the Daily News”
Humanity faces climate and nuclear threats to its existence, spearheaded by the U.S. government. Survival proposals, or what your television calls fringe leftist schemes backed by Vladimir Putin (who, for the most part, does not back them), face many hurdles just to be heard. Unless you’re a 15-year-old
Alan MacLeod (@alanRmacleod) is a writer for the media watch group FAIR. He completed his PhD at the Glasgow University Media Group. His first book was “Bad News from Venezuela: 20 years of fake news and misreporting” published in April. He is currently working on a book called “Propaganda
The unproven allegation that the Russian government helped us find out how the DNC was screwing Bernie Sanders with his pants on is not actually a moral, legal, or practical reason to launch a spree of mass-killing of innocents, which is what every war since WWII has been.
The terrorist acts of 9/11/2001 were crimes to be prosecuted, but not a moral, legal, or practical reason to launch a spree of mass-killing of innocents, even if dark-skinned Muslim innocents were chosen over any of the “white”
Jackson Lears is the Board of Governors Professor of History at Rutgers University. Lears is the editor of the journal Raritan: A Quarterly Review. His books include: Something for Nothing: Luck in America and Fables of Abundance: A Cultural History of Advertising
Watch the film All the President’s Men.
If you accept the premise that Woodward and Bernstein brought down Nixon, and you watch them waste half the damn movie trying to discover basic public facts using phone books and pay phones and typewriters and automobiles, it becomes clear that had these reporters been in possession of the internet, Nixon would not have had a second term.
Now roll ahead to 2017. Virtually everything Nixon was blamed for has either remained perfectly acceptable (illegal
Friends, fellow inhabitants of planet Earth, I’m not breaking up with you. I just think maybe we ought to see other species for a while. You like dogs, right?
I’ve spent so many years trying to talk with you, and you haven’t heard anything. So, we have the same conversation over and over and over. Let’s just take a little amicable break, OK?
What do I mean? Well, you say you’re mad at some scandal or party or personality, or you’re upset at something that costs
War is the most underrated danger, crisis, and moral outrage to be dealt with.
Trump is the most antiwar president the United States has seen in decades.
As a dedicated peace activist, I believe Trump needs to be removed from office immediately.
How can this be so?
First, becoming a relatively antiwar U.S. president is an extremely low bar to clear. Trump has increased weapons sales, demanded that NATO members increase weapons spending, increased U.S. military spending, increased base construction,