Category Archives: protest

Killing the Messenger

The Myth of the Free Press http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/the_myth_of_the_free_press_20141026/ Posted on Oct 26, 2014 By Chris Hedges Screen shot of journalist Gary Webb from Vimeo. There is more truth about American journalism in the film “Kill the Messenger,” which chronicles the mainstream media’s discrediting of … Continue reading

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“Helpless Before the Corporate Onslaught”

RISE UP OR DIE By Chris Hedges/ OpEdNews/ May 20, 2013   We stand helpless before the corporate onslaught. There is no way to vote against corporate power. Citizens have no way to bring about the prosecution of Wall Street … Continue reading

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BRADLEY MANNING & THE UNSPOKEN AMERICAN EMPIRE

One Thousand Days When One is Too Many By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers/Nation of Change/ Feb. 24, 2013 Please note: Although the protest activities described in this October 2011 newsletter article have already taken place this past weekend, the … Continue reading

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LEGALITY OF AMERICAN POLICE STATE ON TRIAL

The NDAA and the Death of the Democratic State By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ February 11, 2013 On Wednesday a few hundred activists crowded into the courtroom of the Second Circuit, the spillover room with its faulty audio feed and dearth … Continue reading

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Tweedledum vs Tweedledee

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One Ex-POW Ran For President

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“No War By Any Nation in Any Age Has Ever Been Declared By the People”

HISTORY LESSONS AND HEROES WE SHOULDN’T FORGET…. Socialist Party leader Eugene V. Debs spoke out against World War I, and all wars, in a speech on June 16, 1918 in Canton, Ohio. Because of this speech, Debs was arrested two … Continue reading

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Lobbying For War

BPR Quote of the Day: “One has to realize that the powerful industrial groups concerned in the manufacture of arms are doing their best in all countries to prevent the peaceful settlement of international disputes, and that rulers can achieve … Continue reading

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Use It Or Lose It

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QUESTION AUTHORITY

BPR Quote of the Day “If we are not able to ask skeptical questions, to interrogate those who tell us that something is true, to be skeptical of those in authority, then we’re up for grabs.” Carl Sagan    

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