Politics

Planet Earth to The Donald

From: Planet Earth To: Donald Trump; the Kochs; the Waltons; Ted Cruz; Ben Carson; execs of Wall St., Monsanto and the oil companies; et cetera; on the occasion of the COP21 Paris Agreement Dear The Donald et al., I’m pretty forgiving about most things, because I know someone only really learns something when they realize…

Donald Trump Goes Full Fascist

http://www.newscorpse.com/ncWP/?p=30188 Just yesterday Trump told Yahoo News that he would support the development of databases and other systems to track and monitor people in the US on the basis of their religion. He didn’t rule out forcing Muslims to have identifying papers or badges. Perhaps he would make them wear a star and crescent in…

Socialist Kshama Sawant Re-Elected in Seattle

by Charles Fredricks We came from LA, Toronto and Alaska, to witness the results of a race for one district of the Seattle City Council. We knew the results of this election had the potential to reach far beyond Seattle’s city limits. As Chris Hedges put it, I want to stress how important the re-election…

Euro-skeptic Left Bloc of Socialists and Communists win majority in Portugal, denied right to form government

by Michael Novick, Anti-Racist Action The hollowing out of “democracy” is now complete. A united left won the clear majority in Portugal’s parliamentary elections, and the president of the country is refusing to allow them to form a government, directing that the minority, pro-Euro-zone conservatives, continue to govern. On top of the austerity forced on…

A Big Victory of The Greek People!

by Aris Anagnos For the third time within nine months the people of Greece  were called to the polls on September 20. In January, for the first time, the people of Greece were able to vote a progressive leftwing government into power, SYRIZA, the Coalition of the Radical Left. Previous attempts at the end of…

Politicians: Servants of the Wealthy

[Col. Writ 9/9/15] © 2015 by Mumia Abu-Jamal It is impossible to look at the current crop of political presidential aspirants and not be struck by their level of subservience to the wants and needs of the owner class. Like Puppies panting in the presence of their masters, the politicians, emboldened by the unconscionable Citizens…

To Bern or Not To Bern-More Views

By Paul Krehbiel The economy is rigged and meant to benefit those on top, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said to a cheering crowd that packed the LA Sport Arena on Mon., Aug. 10. Almost all the wealth created since the great recession went to the top 1%. We have more billionaires, and also the highest…

Building A Party of the 99%

by Robert Gabrielski There’s little point in a left debate on whether or not to support the Sanders campaign.  Those who are committed to supporting Sanders are unlikely to change. While 58% of the US public in polls want a new major party, those committed to independent political action are unlikely to work in the…

What It Means to Be a Socialist (Excerpts)

by Chris Hedges http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/what_it_means_to_be_a_socialist_20150920 We live in a revolutionary moment. The disastrous experiment that attempted to organize human behavior around the dictates of the global marketplace has failed. The prosperity that was to have raised the living standards of workers through trickle-down economics has been exposed as a lie. A tiny global oligarchy has amassed…

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