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United States weapons companies continue to sell weapons to repressive regimes around the world, killing countless more people in Palestine, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and more. And in many cases, the United States public has no idea this is being done in our name to benefit the largest private companies in the world.
If we condemn the abhorrent destruction of life that occurs when Saudi Arabia or Israel kills people with US-manufactured weapons, what can we do about it? ... See MoreSee Less
Now that we're all unmasking and the economy seems set to roar into the 2020s, what will we remember about how disastrously, how malignantly, the Trump administration behaved as the pandemic took hold...
The suffering of the working class, within and outside the United States, is ignored by our corporatized media, and yet, it is one of the most important human rights issues of our era. ... See MoreSee Less
Here's the video from Monday evening's terrific webinar with Joel Beinin, Prof. Emeritus of Middle East History at Stanford. You will learn a *lot* - guaranteed. youtu.be/r-NGwFddpCY... See MoreSee Less
"No legislation will bring back ... any of the millions killed by gun violence in the U.S. over the decades. But we can prevent future violence, with a national, enforceable ban on these weapons of war." ... See MoreSee Less
By Amy Goodman & Denis Moynihan The massacres in Boulder, Colorado, with ten killed, and in metro Atlanta, with eight killed, are just two more instances of senseless gun violence enabled by the NRA, ...
"We’re going to have to move to something drastically new if we’re to survive the existential crises on our horizon as a species, both environmental and the steadily growing risk of nuclear war caused by capitalist imperialism. It will necessarily have to look like something that’s never been tried before, because any deviation from our trajectory toward self-destruction will necessarily need to include a deviation from all the old behavior patterns which got us here." ... See MoreSee Less
Have you ever noticed how online capitalism cultists who condescendingly tell socialists they "just don't understand economics" are always unable to lucidly defend their own understanding of economics...
"Where is the outcry among Democratic politicians to reverse completely the corporate takeover of Medicare? Last year, many Democratic candidates pontificated about the need for single-payer health insurance, but now in Congress, we are scarcely hearing a peep about this vital human right. Their campaign rhetoric is just distant memory." ... See MoreSee Less
Local activist and former Mountain View mayor Lenny Siegel tells the inside story of the Stanford anti-war student movement Author Interview / Free Forum DISTURBING the WAR The Inside Story of the Mov...
"The Biden administration should heed growing demands across the political spectrum... to close overseas bases. Biden should pursue a strategy of drawing down the U.S. military posture abroad, returning troops back home, and building up the country’s diplomatic posture and alliances. Unless we want to continue our current posture of endless wars, run-away military spending, and armed forces poorly positioned to defend the United States, we must seize this historic opportunity for change." ... See MoreSee Less
Last week, during his confirmation hearing to serve as the chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler said his agency would consider requiring public companies to disclose their political expenditures. The implications for the climate movement are major. Companies would finally have to come clean about how they’ve been secretly funding the fight against climate action. jacobinmag.com/2021/03/blackrock-corporations-climate-change-denial-funding-sec... See MoreSee Less