Category Archives: government

Elizabeth Warren: Speaking Truth to Power…and Colbert

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Greece: The Muscle of Corporate Capitalism

We Are All Greeks Now Posted on Jul 12, 2015 By Chris Hedges    A demonstrator waves a Greek flag during an anti-austerity rally in central Athens on Friday. (Petros Karadjias / AP) The poor and the working class in the United States know … Continue reading

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Chris Hedges: Destroy the System

Make the Rich Panic By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ May 3, 2015 Protesters rush a police line after a rally at City Hall in Philadelphia on Thursday. The event followed days of unrest in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray. (AP … Continue reading

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Media Blackout: Child Rape in Colombia by Americans

By Arlen Grossman A 12-year-old Colombian girl was allegedly drugged and raped inside a Colombian air force base in 2007. The perpetrators were U.S. Army Sergeant Michael J. Coen and defense contractor Cesar Ruiz. They were never arrested and were subsequently … Continue reading

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BPR Quote of the Day: American Gestapo

“I never would have agreed to the formulation of the Central Intelligence Agency back in ’47, if I had known it would become the American Gestapo. ”  — Harry S Truman (1961)

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Move Along, Nothing to See Here

President Gollum’s ‘Precious’ Secrets Exclusive: Despite promises of “openness,” President Obama has treated information that could inform American democracy like Tolkien’s character Gollum coveted his “precious” ring. Obama is keeping for himself analyses that could change how the public sees the crises in … Continue reading

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By Arlen Grossman   Imagine all the people Living life in peace… You may say I’m a dreamer But I’m not the only one I hope someday you’ll join us And the world will be as one.       … Continue reading

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Perpetual War

War Is the New Normal: 7 Deadly Reasons Why America’s Wars Persist By William Astore/ TomDispatch/ February 1, 2015 It was launched immediately after the 9/11 attacks, when I was still in the military, and almost immediately became known as … Continue reading

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BPR QUOTE OF THE DAY: “It is a government of the people by the people for the people no longer; it is a government of corporations by corporations for corporations.” Rutherford B. Hayes

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