The storm before the storm

https://www.workers.org/2021/09/58808/ ~~ posted for collectivist ~~ There is no doubt that the climate catastrophe threatens the future of life on the planet. A massive mobilization of the working class will be needed to combat this threat. But, as Hurricane Ida and the associated flooding revealed, this is not just a threat to future generations —… Continue reading The storm before the storm

“Antiwar Sentiment in the Military Is Stronger Than Ever.” AN INTERVIEW WITH MIKE PRYSNER

https://www.jacobinmag.com/2021/08/antiwar-military-veterans-afghanistan-iraq-biden-troops ~~ posted for dmorista and introduction written by dmorista ~~ Iraq War veteran Mike Prysner on what the military-industrial complex gained by staying in Afghanistan so long, what’s next for US empire, and why antiwar sentiment is rising among active-duty soldiers. Introduction by dmorista Mike Prysner, the interviewee in this article, joined the Army… Continue reading “Antiwar Sentiment in the Military Is Stronger Than Ever.” AN INTERVIEW WITH MIKE PRYSNER

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

The War on Wokeness ~~ KENN ORPHAN

https://www.counterpunch.org/2021/08/12/the-war-on-wokeness/ ~~ posted for collectivist ~~ Photograph Source: Rob Larsen – CC BY 2.0 “I am human, and I think nothing of which is human is alien to me.” ~ Publius Terentius Afer, Roman playwright  (195/185 – c. 159 BC) Anyone who has been paying attention to politics and culture, particularly in the US, has most certainly… Continue reading The War on Wokeness ~~ KENN ORPHAN

United States: Activision workers walk out against sexist oppression

https://mronline.org/2021/08/10/united-states-activision-workers-walk-out-against-sexist-oppression/ ~~ posted for collectivist ~~ Activision For years, a toxic culture of rampant sexism has permeated Activision Blizzard, the video game development company behind titles including World of Warcraft and Call of Duty. This was blown open publicly on 20 July when California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) filed a lawsuit against the company, alleging… Continue reading United States: Activision workers walk out against sexist oppression

Mexico: Indigenous communities take over water-bottling plant to use as a social centre ~~ Tamara Pearson

https://www.greenleft.org.au/content/mexico-indigenous-communities-take-over-water-bottling-plant-use-social-centre ~~ posted for dmorista ~~ ‘Land and liberty’, reads the hat of this Indigenous leader. Photo: Tamara Pearson. For four months, Indigenous and local communities in Mexico have managed to blockade and shut down the Bonafont plant in Cuanala in Puebla state. Bonafont is a bottled water brand owned by Danone, a Paris-based food… Continue reading Mexico: Indigenous communities take over water-bottling plant to use as a social centre ~~ Tamara Pearson

SOCIAL BANDITRY FOR THE 21ST CENTURY

https://popularresistance.org/social-banditry-for-the-21st-century/  ~~ posted for dmorista ~~ Funding The Resistance. To finance our movements at this critical moment in history, expropriating money from certain targets is an ethical option. There are many ways it can be done. At least as early as the first century A.D., shiftas of the Horn of Africa renounced their allegiance to emperors, government… Continue reading SOCIAL BANDITRY FOR THE 21ST CENTURY

Remembering the Battle of Blair Mountain ~~ DAVID ROVICS

 https://www.counterpunch.org/2021/08/06/remembering-the-battle-of-blair-mountain/ ~~ posted for collectivist ~~    At the beginning of August, 1917, a multiracial group of tenant farmers and other people mostly from Oklahoma, including the infamous abolitionist John Brown’s grandson, began what they hoped would turn into an armed uprising in Washington, DC, from different parts of the country, with the aim of… Continue reading Remembering the Battle of Blair Mountain ~~ DAVID ROVICS

Bees ~~ Dimitri Pisarev

http://www.thebellforum.net/Bell2/www.thebellforum.com/content8304.html?r=22-Bees-by-Dimitri-Pisarev Bees by Dimitri Pisarev with introduction by anaxarchos Published on 11-01-2009 09:00 PM 0 Comments  Introduction to Bees by Dimitri Pisarev It would be hard to name another who is simultaneously as obscure and as significant as Dimitri Pisarev (1840-1868 ). Generally acknowledged to be the most talented of a host of Russian radical writers… Continue reading Bees ~~ Dimitri Pisarev