State Secrets ~~ Pat Garofalo

https://boondoggle.substack.com/p/state-secrets Photo credit: RestrictedData This is Boondoggle, the newsletter about corporations ripping off our states and cities. If you’re not currently a subscriber, please click the green button below to sign up. Thanks! ✓ The Fort Wayne, Indiana, city council is going to vote on a 10-year property tax break for a new warehouse, which will… Continue reading State Secrets ~~ Pat Garofalo

The Social Disorder And The Internet. ~~ MrRedwoodGuy

~~ Written by MrRedwoodGuy ~~ The Social Disorder And The Internet. September 6, 2021 The first serious critique of technology that I encountered was the “Unabomber Manifesto” by Ted Kaczynski. As the world understood the writer to be a crazed criminal, I didn’t have many opportunities to openly discuss the manifesto with any of the… Continue reading The Social Disorder And The Internet. ~~ MrRedwoodGuy

No Solutions Under Capitalism: Revolution is Required ~~ PAUL STREET

https://www.counterpunch.org/2021/08/20/no-solutions-under-capitalism-revolution-is-required/ ~~ and podcast link  https://www.counterpunch.org/2021/08/06/paul-street-2/ ~~ posted for collectivist ~~ Liberals and progressives would do well to understand that while class is not everything – far from it, as I shall argue below – there are still no real or lasting solutions to problems that rightly agitate them under capitalism and bourgeois democracy, that… Continue reading No Solutions Under Capitalism: Revolution is Required ~~ PAUL STREET

American Coup D’etat Parts 1 and 2 ~~ Chris Hedges and David Kucinich

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cacJawinmFU https://www.rt.com/shows/on-contact/531779-dennis-kucinich-on-contact-part-two/ ~~ posted for dmorista with introduction written by dmorista ~~ Dennis Kucinich is as good of an elected official as it is possible to put into any position of political power in the U.S. He did manage to protect a city owned electrical generating system from an attempted Corporate Takeover in Cleveland, Ohio,… Continue reading American Coup D’etat Parts 1 and 2 ~~ Chris Hedges and David Kucinich

Line 3 Drew Thousands of Protesters to Minnesota This Summer. Last Week, Enbridge Declared the Pipeline Almost Finished ~~ Kristoffer Tigue

https://insideclimatenews.org/news/11082021/line-3-protests-minnesota-enbridge-pipeline-2/ ~~ posted for dmorista ~~ A group of Indigenous people and activists raise their fists as they pass Sections of the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline construction during the ‘Treaty People Walk for Water’ event near the La Salle Lake State Park in Solway, Minnesota on Aug. 7, 2021. Credit: Kerem Yucel/AFP via Getty Images… Continue reading Line 3 Drew Thousands of Protesters to Minnesota This Summer. Last Week, Enbridge Declared the Pipeline Almost Finished ~~ Kristoffer Tigue

Global Capitalism: Biden’s Economic Plans and Likely Results ~~ Richard Wolff with introduction by dmorista

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9lWJB1jPVQ ~~ posted for dmorista with introduction by dmorista ~~ Introduction by dmorista In this talk, from May of 2021, Richard Wolff discusses some of the socioeconomic policies that President Joe Biden has already implemented or is/was trying to implement. Wolff notes that both political parties loyally serve the interests of capital, but that they… Continue reading Global Capitalism: Biden’s Economic Plans and Likely Results ~~ Richard Wolff with introduction by dmorista

“Global Capitalism: The Challenge of China”. ~~ Richard Wolff and Introduction by dmorista

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XpD0Im5d9-c ~~ posted for dmorista with introduction by dmorista ~~ Introduction by dmorista Richard Wolff gives a talk, generally about 1 hour long, every other month. He used to give the talks live at the Judson Church in Manhattan, but now he is doing it online, and his organization then posts you tubes of the… Continue reading “Global Capitalism: The Challenge of China”. ~~ Richard Wolff and Introduction by dmorista

No climate future without system change

https://mronline.org/2021/07/15/no-climate-future-without-system-change/ ~~ posted for collectivist ~~ Two years after the first global climate strike on 19 March 2019, despite the acute situation, COVID-19 has pushed the question into the background. Yet the coronavirus is in itself a judgement on the capitalist mode of production which destroys ecosystems and creates biological and environmental dangers that threaten… Continue reading No climate future without system change

Critical Race Theory ~~ Articles written by D Haiphong and Gerald Horne

https://www.blackagendareport.com/critical-race-theory-debacle-signals-collapse-american-empire ~~ and ~~ https://theanalysis.news/why-the-right-attacks-critical-race-theory-gerald-horne/ ~~ posted for collectivist ~~ Critical Race Theory Debacle Signals the Collapse of the American Empire Critical Race Theory Debacle Signals the Collapse of the American Empire Whatever the strengths and limitations of Critical Race Theory, the debate over its usefulness to establishment circles is indicative of the American Empire’s rapid decline… Continue reading Critical Race Theory ~~ Articles written by D Haiphong and Gerald Horne

Pinkwashing: Why Big Corporations Drape Themselves in Rainbows. ~~Pablo Herón

https://www.leftvoice.org/pinkwashing-why-big-corporations-drape-themselves-in-rainbows/ ~~ posted for collectivist ~~ In 2017, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the United States’ largest LGBTQ+ organization, honored Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos with its annual Equality Award. “Equality” was an odd word choice for one of the richest men in the world whose fortune now exceeds $177 billion while he pays next to nothing, and in some years… Continue reading Pinkwashing: Why Big Corporations Drape Themselves in Rainbows. ~~Pablo Herón