Corporations & their agents Archives: Politicians

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

Vincent Emanuele: The Indiana Democratic Party is Dead

     by Vincent Emanuele /  Z Communications  Tonight, I attended a town hall meeting featuring John Zody, the utterly uninspiring and banal Chairman of the Indiana Democratic Party. The meeting was as informative and inspiring as it was frustrating and sad. Without doubt, the Indiana Democratic Party is in serious trouble. In a county that’s 48% … Continue reading Vincent Emanuele: The Indiana Democratic Party is Dead

Trump’s Populist Deceit

     by Alex Jensen / Local Futures While misogyny, racism, and ethnic taunts were conspicuous signposts on Donald Trump’s path to the White House, much of that road was paved with “populist”, “anti-establishment” and “anti-globalization” rhetoric. Trump’s inaugural address featured numerous populist lines (e.g. “What truly matters is not which party controls our government, but … Continue reading Trump’s Populist Deceit

One Does Not Hate When One Can Despise: On Donald Trump and How We Got Here

     by Derrick Jensen When I find myself in times of trouble, I’m less interested in Mother Mary’s wisdom than I am in Joe Hill’s: Don’t mourn; organize. There’s a sense in which Trump’s election is a surprise, similar to how we somehow seem to be continually surprised when easily predictable negative consequences of this … Continue reading One Does Not Hate When One Can Despise: On Donald Trump and How We Got Here

Standing Against the Coming Climate Nightmare

Trump’s election has sabotaged any prospect of reigning in the global warming crisis      by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance On Tuesday night, the American people decided to elect Donald J. Trump, a billionaire business mogul and reality TV star who has been accused of raping or otherwise sexually assaulting twenty-three women, who … Continue reading Standing Against the Coming Climate Nightmare

Congress Members Seek to Undermine Lummi Nation’s Request For GPT Permit Denial

Featured image: The 22-foot western cedar totem pole, which features animals and symbols important to the Northern Cheyenne people was created by Master Carver and Lummi Elder Jewell James and the House of Tears carvers, of the Lummi Nation. The totem pole is a gift from the Lummi Nation to members of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe … Continue reading Congress Members Seek to Undermine Lummi Nation’s Request For GPT Permit Denial

Hickenlooper: Keeping Mine Open Has ‘Nothing To Do With Climate Change’

In a recent interview with Colorado Public Radio, Governor Hickenlooper clumsily tap-danced around the issue of how his supposed concern with climate change might be consistent with his advocating for keeping open a coal mine in Colorado. Here’s something Deep Green Resistance saw once again about governance, in the aftermath of the Castle Rock Prairie Dog … Continue reading Hickenlooper: Keeping Mine Open Has ‘Nothing To Do With Climate Change’

Political Hypnosis in the State of the State Address

DGR Chicago responds to Governor Quinn’s January 29, 2014 State of the State Address: Contrary to the words of Governor Quinn during his recent address, Illinois is in a state of disaster. Quinn mentions extreme weather – but not climate change. Illinois residents have experienced the coldest winter in more than 30 years. This is … Continue reading Political Hypnosis in the State of the State Address

The Corporate Rot Eats Away at Wisconsin

from The Progressive The corporate coup d’etat in Wisconsin is harder to ignore since June 5 when Scott Walker was deemed winner of the recall election. The veil is being lifted on the identities of the people who have their hands on the levers of power in the state and the economic interests they represent. Gogebic … Continue reading The Corporate Rot Eats Away at Wisconsin

DNR Backed Off Violations

from http://www.mkeriverkeeper.org/ May 10, 2012   It appears influence peddling is alive and well in Wisconsin.  See the article below about one of the Governor Walker’s top appointed officials at the WDNR stepping in to let a polluter off the hook for over $37,000 in fines. Governor Walker has praised his appointees’ approach, stating that, “increasing compliance and decreasing … Continue reading DNR Backed Off Violations