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Political Education for the Poor – An Advocacy for a New Political Awareness

Coming to a political consciousness is not a painless task. To overcome denial means facing the everyday, normative cruelty of a whole society, a society made up of millions of people who are participating in that cruelty, and if not directly, then as bystanders with benefits. A friend of mine who grew up in extreme … Continue reading Political Education for the Poor – An Advocacy for a New Political Awareness

Amnesia & Lack of Accountability Reign as Wall Street Celebrates Halliburton’s 100-year anniversary

     by Lauren Smith When it comes to the ruling elite’s corporate plunder and crimes against humanity, the U.S. national memory’s short and no one, not even its political henchmen, assume blame or suffer real consequences: take Halliburton and former chief executive and U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney for example.  Not only did Cheney … Continue reading Amnesia & Lack of Accountability Reign as Wall Street Celebrates Halliburton’s 100-year anniversary

Capitalism is Killing the World’s Wildlife Populations, not ‘Humanity’

Featured image: Simon Eeman / shutterstock      by Anna Pigott, Swansea University / The Conversation The latest Living Planet report from the WWF makes for grim reading: a 60% decline in wild animal populations since 1970, collapsing ecosystems, and a distinct possibility that the human species will not be far behind. The report repeatedly stresses … Continue reading Capitalism is Killing the World’s Wildlife Populations, not ‘Humanity’

Freedom

     by Boris Forkel / Deep Green Resistance Germany Capitalism reaches fulfillment when it sells communism as a commodity. Communism as a commodity spells the end of revolution. —Byung-Chul Han I’m a permaculturalist. And I became a permie in the first place because I wanted to break free from this culture. To me, permaculture … Continue reading Freedom

US Jingoism vs. Russian Propaganda: From The Infamous #PropOrNot “List” of 2016 To Today’s Social Media Censorship

     by _anonym / Countercurrents Let’s take that infamous PropOrNot List article apart, along with the growing social media censorship surrounding it, and this whole subject of alternative media being “infiltrated” by “Russian Propaganda”—just to clear the missile strewn air a wee bit insofar as that may be possible what with hardened silos on either side. … Continue reading US Jingoism vs. Russian Propaganda: From The Infamous #PropOrNot “List” of 2016 To Today’s Social Media Censorship

How Do We Destroy Capitalism?

Editor’s note: this is an edited transcript of a talk at the 2014 Earth at Risk capitalism and sociopathy panel.  View the video here.      by Stephanie McMillan, Derrick Jensen, and Charles Derber Stephanie McMillan: Thank you for being determined to investigate and understand the different aspects of this catastrophic situation that we are … Continue reading How Do We Destroy Capitalism?

Trump Trauma

     by Helena Norberg-Hodge / Local Futures While we mourn the tragedy that fear, prejudice and ignorance “trumped” in the US Presidential election, now is the time to go deeper and broader with our work. There is a growing recognition that the scary situation we find ourselves in today has deep roots. To better understand … Continue reading Trump Trauma