Politics

What to a Slave is Your Fourth of July?

At a time like this, scorching irony, not convincing argument, is needed. O! had I the ability, and could I reach the nation’s ear, I would, to-day, pour out a fiery stream of biting ridicule, blasting reproach, withering sarcasm, and stern rebuke. For it is not light that is needed, but fire; it is not…

“Recapture Democracy in the Streets of Philadelphia”

Shut Down the DNC by Chris Hedges http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/shut_down_the_democratic_national_convention_20160605 On July 25, opening day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Cheri Honkala, leader of the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign, who was denied a permit to march by city authorities, will rally with thousands of protesters outside City Hall. Defying the police, they will…

Oppose Trump & the RNC in Cleveland

Oppose Trump & the RNC in Cleveland https://www.facebook.com/RESIST2016/ Friday, July 15 People’s Justice & Peace Convention – 7-9:30pm Cultural performances and academic and author Michael Eric Dyson will kickoff this 3 day gathering, July 15-17. Representatives of justice, peace, environmental and democracy groups will come together the weekend before the RNC. The Convention will include…

US Subverts Eritrea, “Africa’s Cuba”

U.S. Sets Stage for Libya-Like Regime Change in Eritrea, “Africa’s Cuba” by BAR executive editor Glen Ford “Eritrea’s fierce independence has put it in imperialism’s crosshairs.” The US is setting the stage for a so-called “humanitarian” military intervention against the small northeast African nation of Eritrea, under legal pretexts much like those used to justify…

Documents reveal Failed CIA Coup Attempt in Ecuador

New Documents Reveal Failed CIA Recruitment Agency in Ecuador by teleSUR TV http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/New-Documents-Reveal-Failed-CIA-Recruitment-Agency-in-Ecuador-20160613-0011.html On Sept. 30, 2010, Ecuador’s police and military revolted in a failed coup that saw President Rafael Correa held against his will. New classified documents revealed by teleSUR show how the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, or CIA, inflitrated and strengthened its presence…

The More Effective Evil

The More Effective Evil by Michael Novick, Anti-Racist Action In planning this issue of Change Links, we sought commentary on post-primary, pre-general election directions for the movement from progressive Democrats for Bernie, the Peace & Freedom Party, Freedom Socialist Party and anarchists, with little or no response. Instead we are running the information you see…

Project for the New American Century still rolling

Following the course outlined by the Project, the United States and the Defense Department are carrying on perpetual wars. Ashton Carter, the Secretary of Defense, has announced an enemies list of Russia, China, Iran, North Korea, and ISIS/Daesh, in that order. So, why don’t they call it the War Department?

Delegates in 2016 – Who Needs ‘Em?

People are concerned about the people designated to represent party members at the national political conventions, who vote to nominate candidates, approve party rules and the public party platform, etc. Hundreds of such delegates are at stake in California’s partisan presidential preference primary.

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