‘Living Within Its Means’? Claims About Budget Balancing Are Baloney by John Miller An interesting article. But just how do you balance a completely unbalanced budget which is the direct result of a completely unbalanced system of inequality, oppression and poverty? As long as the vast majority of the benefits accrue directly to [...]
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As the American dream unravels American youth have realised the dream they have been prepared for won’t happen – now they fight for a fair future.
Although the Occupy protests have gone global, it is still a local, grassroots movement [GALLO/GETTY] Something is unravelling in America. The dream, the purpose and the drive are worn and tired. The people are under siege. Occupy Wall Street is organic; it’s homegrown and native. The voluntary, viral and near-spontaneous movement began as a reaction [...]
Hegemony or Survival Noam Chomsky debates with Washington Post readers Washington Post, November 26, 2003 In his new book, “Hegemony or Survival: America’s Quest for Global Dominance,” intellectual activist Noam Chomskyargues that U.S. policy — the militarization of space, the ballistic-missile defense program, unilateralism, the dismantling of international agreements, and the [...]
JUAN GONZALEZ: Ten years after 9/11, detention policies in the U.S. are facing increasing scrutiny both here and abroad. A terrorism trial set to begin later this month is already attracting international attention. American citizen Tarek Mehanna is set to face charges of “conspiring to support terrorism” and “providing material support to terrorists.” Mehanna is accused [...]
Nate Goldshlag was among several members of Veterans for Peace who disrupted Donald Rumsfeld’s book tour event in Boston this week. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images On Monday 26 September, three members of Veterans For Peace and a member of Code Pink confronted Donald Rumsfeld at a Boston stop of his book tour. I attempted [...]