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Whose racism are you protesting exactly?

SO “WOKE” America is protesting the racist brutality of capitalism’s hired thugs. What are the cops supposed to stop doing exactly? Are they supposed to let poor blacks breathe? Or stop killing poor blacks in such vivid disproportion? What an … Continue reading

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Small-minded legislature and AG and Governor removed all tenant’s rights..

For the past two months we’ve been dispossessed, living in a motel. It eats up our funds and all because of greed at the hand of our former landlord. We had paid rent for 17 years, in cash, but on … Continue reading

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Have Americans overtaken the Nazis as the real benchmark for Godwin’s Rule?

Funny how Americans think the Nazis are still the ne plus ultra of evildom. Isn’t it about time we stop pretending the cruelty of Hitler’s machine exceeded ours? The US military has of course blown well past the benchmark of … Continue reading

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Police are pretty much thugs here, there, and everywhere

Mexico’s and the USA’s prison system is run by thugs!   Capitalism has long created and enforced a thug-like prison system. I have recently been told the experience of someone in this system and which thousands of people do too. … Continue reading

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Howard Zinn disses civil obedience

“Civil disobedience is not our problem. Our problem is civil obedience. Our problem is that people all over the world have obeyed the dictates of leaders and millions have been killed because of this obedience. Our problem is that people … Continue reading

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Egypt passes point of no return, for Mubarak and besieged pro-democracy

Point of no return in Egypt. Mubarak is overseeing crimes from which he will not be able to walk away. Pro-Democracy demonstrators cannot leave Al Tahrir Square. Not because it is barricaded and besieged by plain-clothed “Pro-Mubarak protesters” but because … Continue reading

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When I get my gun

If I had a gun it would serve as my point of meditation. [Excerpt, Swimming Upstream, Eve Ensler editor]   And I would look at it and re-remember Harriet Tubman’s steely whisper and Nanny’s ear-splitting yell, Ida B. Wells’ unrelenting … Continue reading

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Beyond MLK worship: Beyond Vietnam

“A time comes when silence is betrayal. That time has come for us in relation to Vietnam.” — Martin Luther King Beyond Vietnam: Time to Break the Silence Full text of 1967 speech below. Riverside Church, New York City, 4 … Continue reading

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William Blum – Anti-Empire Report

Here’s William Blum’s latest essay, on Lincoln Gordon, Brazil, Cuba, and the 2009 Nobel Laureate, reprinted from www.killinghope.org. THE ANTI-EMPIRE REPORT By William Blum, January 6, 2009 The American elite Lincoln Gordon died a few weeks ago at the age … Continue reading

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Jokenhagen, the COP15 that wasn’t

You heard about the Yes Men successfully pulling off another stunt in Copenhagen? The delegates were fooled, even the media, and so unsurprisingly, the substance of their theatrics is being glossed over. While the reporters track the footprints to sort … Continue reading

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Who killed Neda Agha-Soltan?

The video footage is shocking. An attractive young woman watching the demonstrations in Tehran is struck by a sniper’s bullet and dies before several video cameras. The tragedy is projected unto Facebook and Youtube, with advocates hoping it will galvanize … Continue reading

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US ruling class tries to put new lipstick on its pig

Banks crashed on the day of CHANGE that isn’t change, and the ruling class tried to put new lipstick on its pig. No major bank was spared the carnage as Bank of America’s shares plunged 29 percent; Citigroup’s 20 percent, … Continue reading

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Obama endorsed by infamous UN liar

“Less than a teaspoon of dry anthrax, a little bit about this amount — this is just about the amount of a teaspoon –“   Colin Powell perjured himself at the UN, playing the leading role in encouraging the invasion … Continue reading

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Eerie US silence on empty Mogadishu

They want you to concentrate your attention everywhere but here. The media wants you to be outraged about Tibet, concerned about Darfur, hopeful about Obama, and to tough it out with Soldier John McCain and General Petraeus. They don’t want … Continue reading

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The sick American public on Iraq and Iran

Recent polls show that over 60% of Americans now are opposed to continuing the Iraq War. That’s the good news, but now the bad. Zogby poll Some 52% of Americans support a new war, that being one with Iran. And … Continue reading

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Getting beyond TOO FAR

I was very heartened to catch sight in the Indy of a local protest against KFC Kentucky Fried Cruelty, organized by PETA, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. I didn’t know there was an active chapter in Colorado … Continue reading

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The price of militarism on the militarists

What is the price of militarism on the militarists themselves? In the case of Pat Tillman it was death instead of wealth, yet others live and still pay a price. In ‘Torturers Toll‘, another Tony other than myself tells the … Continue reading

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Industrial Society and Its Future

Unabomber Ted Kaczynski on how to get published (paragraph 96):   “If we had never done anything violent and had submitted the present writings to a publisher, they probably would not have been accepted. … In order to get our … Continue reading

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RIP, Freddy Fender

One of the greatest musicians of our times died last Sunday. My ex- next door neighbor recorded his Kentucky gospel music at Freddy’s studio in Corpus Christi, which I drove by numerous times before moving to Colorado Springs this summer. … Continue reading

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Animal cruelty at the rodeo

I just learned how they make horses and bulls jump up and down at the rodeo. I must admit I wondered why it was that the animals suddenly leaped about madly (bronc’d) after they got out of the gate and … Continue reading

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COINTELPRO report presented to UN

Report presented to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in September 2001. Authored by Paul Wolf. COINTELPRO: The Untold American Story By Paul Wolf with contributions from Robert Boyle, Bob Brown, Tom Burghardt, Noam Chomsky, Ward Churchill, Kathleen Cleaver, … Continue reading

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