DECEMBER 3 THROUGH 11|
Heresy of White Christianity. ... There are, as Cornel West has pointed
out, only two African-Americans who rose from dirt-poor poverty to the highest
levels of American intellectual lifethe writer Richard Wright and the radical
theologian James H. Cone. TruthDig/Hedges
why Americans know so much about sports but so little about world affairs. ...
The way the system is set up, there is virtually nothing people can do anyway
to influence the real world. AlterNet/Chomsky
and Russia ally with Saudi Arabia to water down climate pledge. ... Move shocks
delegates at UN conference as ministers fly in for final week of climate talks.
Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait Launch 'Ludicrous' Effort to 'Sabotage' Support
for Key UN Climate Study. ... Politicians, activists, and experts sharply condemned
the move, emphasizing that "we are talking about the future of the world."
GOP's Plot to Destroy Our Democracy Is Coming Into View. TruthDig
Bomb that Did Not Detonate: Julian Assange, Manafort and The Guardian. CounterPunch
at Trump Speed Is About Viciousness and Distractions. TruthOut
George H.W. Bush Rode a Fake National Security Scandal to the Top of the CIA.
Supremacy Apologists Are Having a Field Day. TruthOut
France was ailing economically, President Macron, like in the U.S., decided the
fix was was to make France more attractive to investors and investment. So, he
cut taxes on the wealthy and reduced labor protections. Sound familiar? (BTW -
what happened to all those auto jobs promised after the industry got massive welfare
many of our representatives support any of the demands of the "Yellow Jackets"
protesting in France? Yellow
Police Crack Down on Yellow Vests With Tear Gas and Over a Thousand
are undermining democracy state by state. As Michigan and Wisconsin pass
bills stripping newly elected Democrats of power, we need legislative solutions
to show the country its not business as usual. Guardian
Republicans Around The Country Are Working To Declare Democrats
Unconstitutional. ... The lame-duck power grabs in Wisconsin, Michigan and North
Carolina are part of a larger effort by Republicans to delegitimize any opponent.
Street's Corruption Runs Deeper Than You Can Fathom. TruthDig
International: Yanis Varoufakis & Bernie Sanders Launch New Global Mvt Against
Far Right. DemocracyNow
Brutal AP Fact Check Exposes Trump's Intellectual Laziness and Hostility Toward
Europe, Hate Speech Laws are Often Used to Suppress and Punish Left-Wing Viewpoints.
McCain and Bush Death Tours: Establishment Rituals in How to be a Proper Ruler.
Deadly Cost of Pipelines in Native Land: Winona LaDuke on Missing and Murdered
Indigenous Women. DemocracyNow
90th Birthday Noam Chomsky!!
"Everybody's worried about stopping terrorism.
Well, there's really an easy way: Stop participating in it."
Deterring Democracy - by Noam Chomsky. ... From World War II until
the 1980s, the United States reigned supreme as both the economic and the military
leader of the world. The major shifts in global politics that came about with
the dismantling of the Eastern bloc have left the United States unchallenged as
the preeminent military power, but American economic might has declined drastically
in the face of competition, first from Germany and Japan ad more recently from
newly prosperous countries elsewhere. In Deterring Democracy, the impassioned
dissident intellectual Noam Chomsky points to the potentially catastrophic consequences
of this new imbalance. Good
the progressives elected after Trump: Americas new political coalition.
... A year after Trumps victory, Montana elected its first black mayor,
New Jersey elected its first Sikh mayor and Charlotte elected its first black
female mayor. Guardian
Are Here. Goldman Sachs Is Here. Where's Labor? Activists?' Tlaib and Ocasio-Cortez
Pull Back Curtain on Corporate-Sponsored Freshman Orientation. ... "One of
the best parts of Ocasio-Cortez's arrival in D.C. as a new leader is that she
notices, and is revolted by, the corrupt, corporatist rituals that are so embedded
in D.C. culture that most politicians and journalists barely notice them."
scans reveal why Trump supporters are easily manipulated by his fear mongering.
bad news on human nature, in 10 findings from psychology. Aeon
Military Says It Has a Light Footprint in Africa. These Documents
Show a Vast Network of Bases. Intercept
Silence of Others: New Film Warns Against Spains Fascist History Repeating
eyes are on Mueller but here is the list of crimes we already know Donald Trump
Brian Kemp Illegally STOLE The Georgia Election. ... Brian Kemp purged half a
million voters in 2017 ahead of his race for the governors office against
the Democratic Partys candidate, Stacey Abrams. He said they left the state.
(There must have been moving vans everywhere!) Our experts went through the list
name by name and found at least 340,134 voters had never moved. Youre talking
a third of a million voters who were canned with no notice. GregPalast
North Carolina election still undecided amid absentee ballot fraud inquiry....
The state board of elections has refused to certify the Republican candidates
narrow victory in the ninth congressional district. Guardian
companies claimed the GOP tax bill would boost jobs. Now theyre
laying off employees. ... The businesses who led the charge for a massive cut
in the corporate tax rate still claim it is working great. ThinkProgress
BUSH ALL AMERICAN WAR CRIMINAL
really is being demanded is that we all submit to historical revisionism -- hat
a false narrative about history and politics be permitted to be erected without
challenge or dissent. - Glenn Greenwald
H.W. Bush (1924-2018), American War Criminal Intercept
The First Iraq War Was Also Sold to the Public Based on a Pack of Lies. Moyers
H.W. Bush Empowered Atrocity Abroad and Fascists at Home. TruthOut
False Testimony and a Massive U.S. Propaganda Machine Bolstered George H.W. Bushs
War on Iraq. DemocracyNow
Cocaine: Poppy Bush, the Contras and a Secret Airbase in the Backwoods of Arkansas.
Is Headed for Military Defeat in Afghanistan. TruthDig
Related: All That's Left for the U.S. to Do in Afghanistan Is Lose.
wonder why one of the most brutal and oppressive reigms is also one of the largest
donors to the Center for American Progress, a major Democratic Party "think
PAC. Hint: United Arab Emerats. Why is that? Clinton
Without Compensation. ... When slavery was abolished in the British Empire,
taxpayers paid huge sums in compensation to slave owners for the loss of their
property. No compensation was ever paid to the slaves for the loss
of their freedom.
Can you put a dollar value on nature? WeForum
ceasefire resolution blocked at UN after Saudi and UAE 'blackmail'. ... Britain
had drafted resolution to avert famine... Security council threatened with boycott
of Stockholm talks. CommonDreams
Is Time for Progressives of the World to Unite': Sanders-Varoufakis Issue Open
Call for New Global Movement. ... "Our Progressive International will reclaim
our communities, our cities, our countries, and our planet with a bold International
New Deal that we will work, together, to deliver." CommonDreams
national interest is to the government what the public interest is to the police;
mealy mouthed and meaningless words trotted out when there is a cover-up taking
H.W. Bush: The Inconvenient Truth. ... The Intercepts co-founder Glenn Greenwald
joins Mehdi Hasan to discuss the difference between hagiography and journalism
and to produce a more accurate and fair obituary of the late former-president
George H.W. Bush. The
Poppy Bushs Brother, Uncle Bucky, Made a Killing Off the Iraq
Trump isnt an aberration': Paul Krugman reveals how the GOP's 'moral rot'
laid the groundwork for Trumpism. ... He's the embodiment of the worst parts of
the party. AlterNet
CLICK BAIT 12/5
I Am Proud To Have Served White America Go
House Security Officials Relieved Ivanka Trumps Computer Just Cardboard
Box With Mirror On It. Go
Acosta Immediately Decks White House Intern After Being Let Back Into Press Pool.
How the rich are
normalizing narcissism and destroying civilization. ... Documentarian and
photographer Lauren Greenfield has been documenting this profound shift in culture.
Monbiot: Ending Meat & Dairy Consumption Is Needed to Prevent Worst Impacts
of Climate Change. DemocracyNow
Principles of Socialism. CounterPunch
Killer Dies, a Teacher Lives: George H.W. Bush v. Noam Chomsky. CounterPunch/Street
Ignored Legacy of George H.W. Bush: War Crimes, Racism, and Obstruction of Justice.
report details deep hits to the Southwest. ... Climate change will impact economy,
infrastructure and more. High
End of Illusion. ... In the spring of 2017, the carbon dioxide readings at the
Mauna Loa observatory in Hawaii cracked 410 parts per million, an all-time
record and a frightening one. CounterPunch
Film the Israel Lobby Does Not Want You to See. TruthDig/Hedges
U.S. Media, Israel Is Untouchable. ... You can attack the Palestinians in America
uninterrupted, call to expel them and deny their existence. Just dont dare
say a bad word about Israel, the holy of holies. Haaretz
Indict Bibi for Bribery. ... Development Prompts Immediate Calls For Netanyahus
Killing the Student Movement: Canary Missions Blacklist of Pro-Palestine
Activists Is Taking a Toll. Intercept
Bernie Sanders on
Ending Yemen War, Medicare for All, Green New Deal & the Stop BEZOS Act. DemocracyNow
Leak or a Hack? A Forum on the VIPS Memo
A letter from dissenting members of
VIPS, a reply from VIPS, and the results of our independent review. The
Submits to Right-Wing Outrage Mob, Fires Marc Lamont Hill Due to His Offensive
Defense of Palestinians at the U.N. The
The Pentagons Massive Accounting Fraud Exposed. ... How US military spending
keeps rising even as the Pentagon flunks its audit. The
in an editorial
that George H.W. Bush was the exact political opposite of Donald Trump.
It is interesting how everything at CNN relates to Trump. ... Never-the-less,
CNN managed to skip over the time Bush
pardoned all his aides who
were under criminal investigation by a special counsel so it didn't lead back
The Ignored Legacy of George H.W. Bush: War Crimes, Racism, and Obstruction of
family hosts Saudi Crown Prince Salman as Riyadh's attempt to toss 9/11 lawsuits
if Osama bin Laden Had Legitimate Grievances? TruthDig
Afghan civilians killed in U.S. air strike, officials say. Reuters
Military Atrocities We Ignore While We Ring In the Holidays. TruthDig
Asylum: How Decades of U.S. Policy Ravaged Central America, The
Murray: the Guardian tells deliberate lies about Assange and alleged
School Democrats, Embattled in the Trump Era, Score a Win With Hakeem Jeffries.
who studies truth explains why Trump's lying separates him from other politicians
and how it puts us on the road to fascism Trump's relationship with the
truth is different.
is the equivalent of a major defeat in war. ... Leaving the EU might well be demanded
by the victor as a way of ensuring that Britain was permanently weakened. Independent/Cockburn
our thoughts: Fundamental principles of thinking. ... Humans think using their
brain's navigation system: Researchers combine individual threads of evidence
to form a theory of human thinking. Science
is the everyday mechanical mechanism that could define consciousness. ... It sounds
like something hippies might have dreamed up.