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"Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little."- Edmund Burke

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Steve Earle - City Of Immigrants (Official)

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the beatles - revolution (version 1) (1968)

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"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek." - June Jordan

If we are always guided by other people’s thoughts, what’s the good of having our own? -- Oscar Wilde from “A Good Woman” 

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.” - Helen Keller

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America is gangsterism for the private profit of the few.-Vanessa Redgrave

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“When work is a pleasure, life is a joy! When work is a duty, life is slavery.” Maximilien Francois Robespierre

 

'Moore proves something that should be self-evident, that healthcare should be free, and is one of the basic pillars of a decent society' Nikos Gorgoraptis, 26, junior doctor

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American Friends 2007 Highlights

Yo! What happened to peace?

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"The New Star Chamber: The New Jersey Family Court and the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act."

The Collateral Repair Project is a grassroots movement

SF Outloud.com

Jena by Mellencamp

The Proficiency Illusion

Naomi Klein: What is The Shock Doctrine?

It's A Free World... (2007) :: Production Notes

“The U.S. war against the Third World.”

A podcast of Walt and Mearsheimer’s presentation from September 17th

Alienation and Dissociation

Planet of Slums ends with a provocative meditation on the “war on terrorism” as an incipient world war between the American empire and the slum poor.

Contrary to common belief even among the educated, (Aldous) Huxley and (George) Orwell did not prophesy the same thing. Orwell warns that we will be overcome by externally imposed oppression. But in Huxley's vision, no Big Brother is required to deprive people of their autonomy, maturity and history. As he saw it, people will come to love their oppression, to adore the technologies that undo their capacities to think." Neil Postman, 1985

WAR MADE EASY: How Presidents & Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death.

Tod Mikuriya, MD

Dave Dellinger's Life

David Dellinger still remembered

CSI Atlanta Video-"If jaywalking is against the law in Atlanta it is scarcely surprising the citizens are knocked down and squashed when they try it; good jaywalking requires a level of expertise which can only be acquired through serious practice from an early age."

Ask for Free Public Transportation

Seriousness is the only refuge of the shallow. - Oscar Wilde

Alan Greenspan vs. Naomi Klein on the Iraq War, Bush’s Tax Cuts, Economic Populism, Crony Capitalism and More

 

Workers Memorial Day

News From Nowhere by William Morris

News from Nowhere Book Shop

Free Universal Healthcarre

Whenever people agree with me I always feel I must be wrong. - Oscar Wilde

Anti-Union Network

JustShare

Lotta Continua

Good taste is the enemy of creativity - Picasso

 

Waist Deep In The Big Muddy

Dulce bellum inexpertis: war is sweet to the inexperienced.

The Political History of the Car Bomb

"I am what I am because of who we all are" - ubuntu

Quaker Action

‘If you work for a living, why do you kill yourself working?” Tuco from “Buono, il brutto, il cattivo, Il (1966)

Travel Cuba

NO BASES (Military)

"There is no organizer like victory, " Ho Chi Minh once remarked.

The secret of life is to appreciate the pleasure of being terribly, terribly deceived. - Oscar Wilde, A Woman of No Importance, Act 3

 

"si non vis pacem, para bellum"--if you do not want peace, prepare for war

Victory breeds hatred, for the defeated live in pain. Happily live the peaceful, giving up victory and defeat. (Buddhism)

Mahatma Gandhi: “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.”

Newspapers are unable, seemingly, to discriminate between a bicycle accident and the collapse of civilization. --George Bernard Shaw

Ubuntu is a complete Linux based software operating system

Center for Media and Democracy

La liberté éclairant le monde

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“When the leaders speak of peace, the common folk know that war is coming. When the leaders curse war, the mobilization order is already written out.” - Bertolt Brecht

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Courage to Resist

Website will allow you to calculate your own personal rate of inflation

"There was never a good war or a bad peace." Benjamin Franklin

It was James Baldwin who said, “People who shut their eyes to reality simply invite their own destruction.”

"The real difficulty in changing any enterprise lies not in developing new ideas, but in escaping from the old ones." John Maynard Keynes

Reality leaves a lot to the imagination. - John Lennon

NO DRAFT, NO WAY!

Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent. - Isaac Asimov

"War is cruelty and you cannot refine it." - Gen. William T. Sherman 1820-1891

"Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance." - Will Durant

"History is one big smoking gun and the function of the official press is to say this isn't so." - Alex Cockburn

Dovetail Joints

Collective puts Marx's Das Kapital on stage

"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"What is capital punishment if not the most premeditated of murders to which no criminal act, no matter how calculated, can be compared."-- Albert Camus

 

"We need to acknowledge, if we are thoughtful people, that terror is everywhere, and has been with us always, and involves all kind of people who later get called men of peace.'"- P. Sabin Willett

The Mindsweep - A Fellatio Rodriguez Film

 

"Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it." - George Bernard Shaw

 

 

"No matter how cynical you get, it's impossible to keep up."- Lily Tomlin

 

No Human Being Is Illegal

 

"Possession is nine tenths of the problem." - Dr. Winston O'Boogie

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“The first revolutionary act is to call things by their true names.”- Rosa Luxemburg

Before You Enlist

The War Comes Home

I think voting is the opium of the masses in this country. Every four years you deaden the pain. -Emma Goldman

Daily Presidential Tracking Polling History

One hundred years ago next Saturday, 15,000 female garment workers took to the streets of Manhattan with a list of demands longer than the empire dresses then fashionable.

The splendid slogan first used by the great trade union leader Cesar Chavez, founder of the United Farm Workers of America, was Yes, We Can!

The Time has come

Ecuador calls for condemnation of Colombia

Underestimating Rafael Correa

'I would have loved to be PM'

McCain couldn't have hoped for a better day.

Indicted in Marlboro

Uribe's Colombia is Destabilizing a New Latin America

Clinton revives hopes as key wins thwart Obama

We're all poorer for making the Post Office turn a profit

March 4th, 1933 Franklin D. Roosevelt - Oath of office

The Story of Stuff

With US Assistance, Colombian Troops Attack and Kill 20 FARC Rebels Inside Ecuador

Europe vs the super-rich

Democratic Presidential Nomination

One More Big Conservative Lie

Naming Names with Ishmael Reed

Sunshine state that shelters the rich and famous

Uribe's Illegal Cross-Border Raid

MPs make final bid to force referendum on Europe

March 3, 1863 First national conscription act passed

Washington promotes Bolivia’s Balkanization

FBI Calls “Progressive’s” InfraGard Story “Patently False,” Author Responds

Postcards From Ohio

Diebold Accidentally Leaks Results Of 2008 Election Early

Church Vs. State: Militant Catholics Try to Sway Spanish Elections

Can't Knock the Hassle: Chavez Challenges Baseball

Canadian biologist Michael Gilbertson, a former IJC staffer and another of the three peer reviewers, told the Center that the study has been suppressed because it suggests that vulnerable populations have been harmed by industrial pollutants.

The Clinton bubble has burst, and not before time

Chavez Orders Embassy Closed in Colombia

Chavez: Colombia Incursion Would Be War

The Charms of Wikipedia

Clinton cuts a McCain commercial

The gardens of the devil, still sowing death

The New Conquistadores

The turban photos affair was a missed chance for Obama. If he really is to repair the world, he must tackle this Islamophobia

Notes from the Southern Cone

Democratic Presidential Nomination

Why Barack Obama Got My Vote

Raúl Castro, Team Work and the Search for the Spirit of Capablanca

Hubris and Nemesis

The Race Card

The Political Trial of Don Siegelman

Why the only English mayor in France is worried about losing his kingdom

Putin's heir struggles to come out of his master's shadow

Plane Stupid

Killed while they played football, the child victims of Israel's revenge on Gaza

The Turkish invasion could destroy a unified Iraq

The Three Trillion Dollar War

Chicago 10

Automated Killer Robots

February 27, 1973 Wounded Knee, South Dakota, occupied by Oglala Sioux

Are We Politicians or Citizens?

Argentina relives scandal of babies stolen from political prisoners

Europe's closest friendship falls apart

The Society of the Owned: Deeper In Debt

Barack Obama, Love Across the Color Line and Political Dirty Tricks

Anti-airport protesters scale Parliament's roof

Runway protesters take to roof of parliament

Neo-Liberalism and Protectorate States in the Post-Yugoslav Balkans

Obama and Clinton clash in heated debate

Why is Iraq Missing from 2008 Presidential Race?

Condi vs. Putin on Bullying Belgrade

A Nightmare World of Torture and Prison Guard Suicides

Antidepressant drugs don't work – official study

Mis-Managed Care: Is 'Cookbook Medicine' Crippling the U.S. Health System?

The Dom Perignon Socialist Manifesto

It's adults, not young people, who are a public menace

Prozac, used by 40m people, does not work say scientists

General Welch's Whitewash

American Airlines passenger dies in flight

The Foundations for Permanent War

US properties plunge into negative equity

YEP RADIO (broadcasting now)

February 25, 1642 Dutch settlers in New York massacre 120 Shinnecock

'Apparently, I'm a left-wing wacko traitor who should be horsewhipped

The problem here for McCain is that he's a dunderhead in statecraft, devoid of self control, capricious in moral standards and an imbecile in his lack of political judgment.

National Days of Student Action to Protest the Iraq War - All out for March 20, 2008!

Watching the US Presidential Campaign from Havana

Dreams of becoming Hitchcock's hero

Unions Under Assault

The new invasion of Iraq

Egalité! Liberté! Sexualité!: Paris, May 1968

Torture in 60s South shows error of waterboarding

British soldiers executed up to 20 Iraqi detainees, say witnesses

Government wants personal details of every traveller

Hillary's Disreputable Closer

The 'French Chernobyl' that has poisoned the Rhône's fish

Do do do do do do- oh yeah!

Mortgage Crisis Triggers Walk Aways

Less Money, More Pain

Rights groups accuse US of 'persistent and systematic' racial discrimination

Germany's 'Red Oskar' set for more electoral success

Serb protesters set US embassy ablaze in Belgrade

To All US GIs in Okinawa

Ultimately, the success of 'Shell to Sea's protest may be measured through these outcomes, as the cultural discourse of a changing Ireland comes to embrace the concerns of this small West of Ireland community.

February 21, 1965 Malcolm X assassinated

Civil Rights Activist Yuri Kochiyama on her Internment in a WWII Japanese American Detention Camp & Malcolm X’s Assassination

When Change Is Not Enough

Obama Crushes Clinton in Wisconsin: Anatomy of Hillary’s Defeat

Cuba Without Fidel

Obama scores 10 to zero with big win in Wisconsin and Hawaii

Progressive Cuba-Bashing

'60s-era Black Panthers fight legal persecution

The Candidates' Progressive Moment

The Moment Has Come

Fidel Castro resigns as president

Fidel Castro's career in pictures

Wisconsin Put Trade on the Agenda

Revealed: the first draft of dossier that took Britain to war

Consequences of GM crop contamination 'are set to worsen'(GM Famine)

Management's Dirty Little Secret

Why nationalisation became a Labour taboo

The Great Louis Terkel. (You know him as Studs.)

The Bush regime is paying Sunni insurgents $800,000 a day not to attack US forces.

Julius Baer's court order springs a leak

Whistleblowing website vows to defy court gag (Jeffrey S. White nominated by President Bush)

No One Is Safe: The Ruling Class Unleashed

Election Madness

The terrorist blackmail threat came in the form of a demand by Moody's that the U.S. government "reform" Social Security and Medicare

Nature, Nurture, and Destiny

Clinton’s campaign in disarray as staff squabble over ‘attack adverts’

Conscientious Objection

Bill Clinton Scolds Wisconsin

Fashion is racist: insider lifts lid on 'ethnic exclusion'

Restoring democracy

Indeed, without providers there really is no choice.

"The Worst is Just Beginning"

Unstoppable Obama

Is the US really bringing stability to Baghdad?

Kristol's Obscure Masterpiece

The West's entire approach to Kosovo has been marked by sordid dishonesty and bad faith

The day politics stopped working

Scalia on Torture

"Si, se puede" - "Yes we can"

Algerian cleared of training pilots for September 11 told he can sue

Obama erodes Clinton's core vote as Democrat deadlock is broken

Traffic Cameras are Spy Cameras

Bloody end of man who made kidnapping a weapon of war

Colombia: ‘No Trade Deal Until Murders, Union-Busting Stop’

How to Read the U.S. Primaries

For Barack Obama and the better angels of our nature

Those who oppose the Iraq war should stay focused on building a strong, independent antiwar movement to bring all U.S. troops home from Iraq now.

Here's the Yes We Can Video

Momentum gathers for Obama as voters turn out in strength

The Writers' Strike Finally Ends

An overwhelming majority of members of the Writers Guild of America - 92.5% - yesterday voted to return to work following the dispute over online and DVD payments.

Buffett offers $800bn bond lifeline

Good employers realise the safety, communication and training benefits of having a union at work, and many actively encourage their staff to join a union.

Springsteen "Youngstown" Montage

Nicolas Sarkozy: The problem with the president

Hollywood writers' strike deal brings back hit shows

US Embassy in Bolivia Tells Fulbright Scholar and Peace Corps Volunteers to Spy on Venezuelans and Cubans in Bolivia

Justice? US accused of using 'kangaroo court' to try men accused of role in September 11 attacks

Report: U.S. Funding Opposition Groups in Bolivia

'Unnecessary and excessive': Brattleboro receives independent report calling July 24 use of a Taser unjustified

Lessons for Barack Obama

Blair went to war on a lie, law lords told

Congo: The Invisible War

The weekend that saved the Oscars?

One can regain one’s soul by demanding to be the object of justice.

The peculiar dogmas of wealth-creationism; a faith from which few people in the world now dissent.

Barack Obama sweeps day's Democratic primaries

When equity bubbles collapse; everybody pays.

News Technology The holy grail of data: it's Domesday, online

Seduced by the power of historic books

Elected to end the war, Democrats have surrendered to Bush on Iraq and betrayed the peace movement for their own political ends

Edwards Primary: A Key Win For Obama

"Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes." - Mahatma Gandhi

Our Terrorist in Miami

The Beatles - Revolution - David Frost Show 1968

A STRIKE IN THE DARK

Slow Sex: Moving Toward Informed Pleasure

Exclusive! The FBI Deputizes Business

Revolution (slow version)

The Big Question: Is time travel possible, and is there any chance that it will ever take place?

`Why talk when you can shock,' says Taser opponent

Democratic Leadership Council: The DLC

March 19th Sound the Alarm

Undermining Bolivia

The world's rubbish dump: a garbage tip that stretches from Hawaii to Japan

February 4, 1869 IWW founder 'Big Bill' Haywood born

From Bubble to Rubble: $10 Trillion Home Mortgage Debt Tanks Economy

EVERY EXPERIENCED politician knows the axiom: He who chooses the members of a commission determines its conclusions in advance.

The benefits of disaster economics

"It is easy to see that the rich have a great distaste for their country's democratic institutions," wrote Alexis de Tocqueville in his classic 19th century treatise, Democracy in America. "The people are a power whom they fear and scorn."

February 2, 1948 U.S. and Mexico sign Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, ending Mexican War and vastly increasing U.S. territory to which the USA still is expelling Mexicans today.

The Americans are just apeing their predecessors in the Inquisition

Molly Ivins writing in January 2006, “I’d like to make it clear to the people who run the Democratic Party that I will not support Hillary Clinton for president. Enough. Enough triangulation, calculation and equivocation.”

Chicago 10

Aerogenerator turbine sets sail for a greener future

Scientists discover way to reverse loss of memory

The War Budget (For His Last Four Months 1 October 2008 - 20 January 2009)

It's Time to Hold Democratic House Leaders in Contempt

The Circumambulation of Mt. Tamalpais

Crypto-Schmittianism (reprise)

"Men at some time are masters of their fates: The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings." - Cassius

Mini-Nukes by Toshiba

Always Look on the Bright Side of Death

"The beginning of thought is in disagreement - not only with others but also with ourselves" -. Eric Hoffer

"We are ordinary people who have found a way to organize ourselves in resistance to this unjust war. We call on all people of goodwill to find their own methods of creative noncompliance.

"Our lives are worth more than their profits" - Olivier Besancenot.

"It is the most sophisticated media ever developed by technology, employed to kill human beings and to subjugate or exterminate peoples".

"I turned down the OBE because it's not a club you want to join when you look at the villains who've got it. It's all the things I think are despicable: patronage, deferring to the monarchy and the name of the British Empire, which is a monument of exploitation and conquest." - Ken Loach

Any law which violates the inalienable rights of man is essentially unjust and tyrannical; it is not a law at all. Maximilien Robespierre

"The Four Freedoms Came from United Social Effort for the Common Good"

Gripweed's Reasons for Fighting 

The abortion ship's doctor

It’s “revolutionary patience that yields long-term change.”

Frances Moore Lappé's Recipe for Radical Renewal

It's based on the "screw-you" philosophy of governing, a philosophy on display in California.

" Music is everybody's possession. It's only publishers who think that people own it. "- John Lennon

'Ending Nuclear Power is a first step to stopping Nuclear War'

Imagine Peace—A Ray of Light in Dark Times

In what turned out to be his final performances, Bruce took to reciting (with a thick German accent) lines from a poem by the Trappist monk Thomas Merton — a meditation on the high-ranking Nazi official Adolf Eichmann. “My defense? I was a soldier. I saw the end of a conscientious day’s effort. I watched through the portholes. I saw every Jew burned and turned into soap. Do you people think yourselves better because you burned your enemies at long distances with missiles? Without ever seeing what you’d done to them?” - Lenny Bruce

Legalise all drugs: chief constable demands end to 'immoral laws'

The Case for Universal Health Care

Imagine Peace

We must engage in the Long Resistance to this current world war, using every nonviolent means to bring about its end.

Bring On The Lucie (Freda People)

“Never believe anything until it’s officially denied.”

"Capitalism has destroyed our belief in any effective power but that of self interest backed by force." George Bernard Shaw

A Feather From The Sky

Five More Minutes

The mouse that shook the world

Five More Minutes

The Last Antiwar Poem

"Wichita Vortex Sutra"

Helen Caldicott speaks up for us

Nuclear Energy: Still a Bad Idea

 

"We should take care, in inculcating patriotism into our boys and girls, that is a patriotism above the narrow sentiment which usually stops at one's country, and thus inspires jealousy and enmity in dealing with others... Our patriotism should be of the wider, nobler kind which recognises justice and reasonableness in the claims of others and which lead our country into comradeship with...the other nations of the world. The first step to this end is to develop peace and goodwill within our borders, by training our youth of both sexes to its practice as their habit of life, so that the jealousies of town against town, class against class and sect against sect no longer exist; and then to extend this good feeling beyond our frontiers towards our neighbours." Lord Baden-Powell

US vs JOHN LENNON

"In 1964 Barry Goldwater declared: 'Elect me president, and I will bomb the cities of Vietnam, defoliate the jungles, herd the population into concentration camps and turn the country into a wasteland.' But Lyndon Johnson said: 'No! No! No! Don't you dare do that. Let ME do it.'"

Characterization (paraphrased) of the 1964 Goldwater/Johnson presidential race by Professor Irwin Corey, "The World's Foremost Authority."

 

"it takes two to speak the truth, one to speak and another to hear"
- henry david thoreau

Human Rights

It has been said, "if you understand, things are just as they are; if you do not understand, things are just as they are." Let us understand that to live is a human right. We have a right not to be killed; others have also have a right not to be killed.

Poet John Donne's line "never send to ask for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee," says it well.

When the gods wish to punish us, they answer our prayers. - Oscar Wilde, An Ideal husband, 1893

 

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