Category Archives: Activism

America’s Descent Into Despotism: Finding Our Source of Power Within

By Nozomi Hayase Source: The Indicter The United States is in a major upheaval. Trump’s cabinet shake-up moves the country into an alarming direction. From the nomination of torturer Gina Haspel as the head of the Central Intelligence Agency to … Continue reading

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Nonviolence or Nonexistence? The Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

By Robert J. Burrowes Fifty years ago, on 4 April 1968, the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. The night before he died, King gave another of his many evocative speeches; this one at the packed Mason Temple in … Continue reading

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Enough Is Enough: If You Really Want to Save Lives, Take Aim at Government Violence

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “It is often the case that police shootings, incidents where law enforcement officers pull the trigger on civilians, are left out of the conversation on gun violence. But a police officer shooting … Continue reading

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Ecuador Endangered

By John Seed The tropical Andes of Ecuador are at the top of the world list of biodiversity hotspots in terms of vertebrate species, endemic vertebrates, and endemic plants. Ecuador has more orchid and hummingbird species than Brazil, which is … Continue reading

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Our Bigoted Brains

By Eleanor Goldfield Source: Popular Resistance If you’ve ever moved beyond small talk and vapid pleasantries in conversation then you’ve likely dealt with the infuriating occurrence of trying to convince someone of a fact they just don’t want to accept. … Continue reading

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Time To Make Life Hard For The Rich

By Hamilton Nolan Source: Splinter It is time for polite, respectable, rational people to start saying what has become painfully obvious: It is time to stop respecting the rich, and start stealing from them. In earnest. Inequality is eating America … Continue reading

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Remembering Investigative Journalist Robert Parry

By Norman Soloman Source: TheRealNews.com After Robert Parry died on January 27, I asked another great investigative journalist, Seymour Hersh, for some words. “I ran into Bob more than three decades ago when he was the first to warn of … Continue reading

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Why Fear and Self-hatred Destroy Human Sharing and Solidarity

By Robert J. Burrowes As our world spirals deeper into an abyss from which it is becoming increasingly difficult to extricate ourselves, some very prominent activists have lamented the lack of human solidarity in the face of the ongoing genocide … Continue reading

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