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The Plutocrats Are Pursuing Internet Censorship

The Plutocrats Are Pursuing Internet Censorship by Caitlin Johnstone [excerpts] https://medium.com/@caityjohnstone/the-plutocrats-are-pursuing-internet-censorship-and-theyre-barely-even-hiding-it-f0100b037642 Facebook has just announced that it is creating a resource which shows users which Russian propaganda outlets they have liked or followed, in response to consumers’ newly manufactured demand to be protected from ideas and information that might make them less patriotic. It is…

Trump Tax Plan Robs from the Poor to Give to the Rich

Reverse Robin Hood: Trump Tax Plan Robs from the Poor to Give to the Rich Data and text from the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) [Editor’s notes in brackets] https://www.cbo.gov/system/files/115th-congress-2017-2018/costestimate/reconciliationrecommendationssfc.pdf The combined distributional effect of the provisions estimated by …CBO, thus representing the total distributional effect of the bill, was calculated by subtracting the estimated…

Resisting the Reproduction of the Rat Race

Child Rat Down By Chari de Dennis Our common everyday lives, speech and behaviors are culturally reproducing the very Rat Race ideology that the Resistance Movement opposes. Trump may be the top rat. But, look around us on all sides. There are more rats than voting machines being rigged. Capitalism has always counted upon competition…

Paying the Price for Peace Wins Film Award

Movie Paying The Price For Peace: The Story of S. Brian Willson Wins Award   by Greg Foisie The film Paying The Price For Peace: The Story of S. Brian Willson has won The Grand Jury Documentary Feature Award from the 2017 Awareness Film Festival.  The film festival was recently held in Los Angeles, California…

November 2017 Calendar of Events

November 2017 calendar Multiple Dates: Thru Nov, 18: “A Woman’s Place,” William Grant Still Community Arts Center, 2520 S. West View St, LA 90016. “A Woman’s Place…” brings together the life, work, stories, and archives of five women of color—Angela Davis, Ericka Huggins, Yuri Kochiyama, Elizabeth “Betita” Martinez, and Jewel Thais-Williams, some of whom taught…

The End of Empire

The End of Empire by Chris Hedges [We printed excerpts. See the full article online at: https://www.truthdig.com/articles/the-end-of-empire/] The American empire is coming to an end. The US economy is being drained by wars and military expansion around the globe. It’s burdened by deficits, along with the effects of deindustrialization and global trade agreements. Our democracy has…

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