Thom Hartmann: A Personal Apology to Young Americans for Failing to Stop Ronald Reagan
I’m so embarrassed to have to say this, but my generation let this happen. And now our chance is here to stop the Republican onslaught once and for all.
Florina Rodov: Barbara Ehrenreich’s Powerful Lessons for a Stronger Post-Coronavirus America
The political activist and author imagines a country where all people, not just the wealthy, can live with dignity.
Erin McCarley: An Open Letter to the DNC From an American Centrist
I respectfully encourage the DNC to abandon its corporate allegiance, re-configure its membership and shift into alignment with the will of the people.
Norman Solomon: Corporate Media Supports Anyone But Sanders or Warren
What’s at stake includes democracy—the informed consent of the governed—and so much more.
Rivera Sun: The Bottom Line: Go for the Money
The knowledge of how activists can impact industry is powerful, especially if used strategically.
Amihai Glazer: Why cities should stop playing Amazon’s game and quit offering companies tax incentives
New York City should count its blessings. Amazon’s decision to walk away from its plan to build a new headquarters in Queens stunned city and state officials, who had promised US$3 billion … Continue reading →
Marc Jampole: Facebook, Uber and Wells Fargo say they’re very very sorry about that thing that happened
Say you’re sorry when you do something wrong. But only if you get caught. When one advertiser does something completely new and different, like when Budweiser put a dog named … Continue reading →
Chris Hedges: The Bankruptcy of Capitalism
Mr. Fish / Truthdig There will be no economic or political justice for the poor, people of color, women or workers within the framework of global, corporate capitalism. Corporate capitalism, … Continue reading →
Video: Chris Hedges — “Fascism in the Age of Trump”
. Journalist, author and war correspondent Chris Hedges spoke at The Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy NY on November 10, 2017 on fascism and empire in the age of … Continue reading →
Chris Hedges: How ‘Antifa’ Mirrors the ‘Alt-Right’
Editor’s note: A Berkeley, Calif., rally organized by a right-wing group turned violent Sunday after arrival of a group that carried an anarchist banner. Behind the rhetoric of the “alt-right” … Continue reading →
Chris Hedges: Sheldon Wolin and Inverted Totalitarianism
Sheldon Wolin, our most important contemporary political theorist, died Oct. 21 at the age of 93. In his books “Democracy Incorporated: Managed Democracy and the Specter of Inverted Totalitarianism” and … Continue reading →