Category Archives: protest

( Why) The Resistance Is Losing

By Umair Haque/ Bad Words/ June 30, 2017   The Muslim ban is in effect. The info shock-troops are attacking journalists daily. There are open calls for violence from major national institutions like the NRA. Hate crimes are spiking. Sorry. … Continue reading

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Revolt Is the Only Barrier to a Fascist America

By Chris Hedges/ Truthout/ January 22, 2017   This is a transcript of a talk Chris Hedges gave at the Inaugurate the Resistance rally in Washington, D.C., on Saturday. The ruling elites, terrified by the mobilization of the left in … Continue reading

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It Must Happen Here

Tariq Ali: The Time Is Right for a Palace Revolution By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ March 1, 2015 PRINCETON, N.J.—Tariq Ali is part of the royalty of the left. His more than 20 books on politics and history, his seven novels, … Continue reading

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A RADICAL PLAN TO CURB TERRORIST ATTACKS IN THE WEST

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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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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