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’The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.’ Mahatma Gandhi

A Campaign to Cut Poverty in the United States in Half in Ten Years

It's Bigger Than Hip Hop

Howl: People vs Ferlinghetti - Final mp3 Beat Generation, etc

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

Glimpses of Nature

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"New York City Hippie"

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

SF Outloud.com

American Friends 2007 Highlights

Yo! What happened to peace?

JUniversal Healthcare It's Free for Everyone

"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

“The Right to be Lazy.“

Regular drinking 'halves risk of arthritis'

Secret plan to keep Iraq under US control

Soros attacks 'craze-following' institutions for inflating oil prices

Why Hillary Shouldn't Be Obama's VP

Jimmy Carter tells Barack Obama not to pick Hillary Clinton as running mate

John McCain's Gramm Gamble

Chronology of a Lie

State high court refuses to put same-sex ruling on hold

Sixteen or fight?

Malaria: a miracle in the making offers hope to millions worldwide

Princess Patricia and the Taliban

George Soros warns that speculators could trigger stock market crash

The Puerto Rican Experience

The excesses of banks, big business and the super-rich have shattered our economic system.

Canada lower house backs asylum for US deserters

Daily Democratic Presidential Primary Tracking Polling History

Epic struggle ends with victory for Obama

John McCain: Right wing nutter

US elections: Obama wins Democratic nomination for president

"The remorseless algebra of a deflationary death spiral"

Only the superdelegates can save Clinton now

Legislating Tyranny

Abused by America, betrayed by Britain

Democratic Presidential Nomination

Celebrating Catholic Fanaticism in Mexico

US accused of holding terror suspects on prison ships

Manipulation, Speculation and Profiteering

So al-Qa'ida's defeated, eh? Go tell it to the marines

How to Protect Yourself From Raytheon's Pain Gun

Clinton is targeted for character assassination

How McClellan Prettifies Bush

Maine Jury Says It's Legal to Protest an Illegal War

Sen. Hillary Clinton has disgracefully pursued a disturbing strategy of racial opportunism.

Who'll Unplug Big Media? Stay Tuned

Of Gas and God

Greener power to the people: the real energy alternative?

Going Bankrupt in Vallejo

Stonehenge builders had geometry skills to rival Pythagoras

Arkansas Bloodsuckers

Construction crane collapses in New York

'This is not the way I should have been treated in a country I love'

Palestinian students have US scholarships withdrawn

NY Times again misrepresents IAEA report on Iran

Petraeus' Iran Obsession

"Our research indicates that in more gender equal societies, girls will gain an absolute advantage relative to boys."

Decoration Day 2008: How We Got Into This Mess

Meet South America's New Secessionists

Disgraced atomic scientist disowns confession

A Union Fable

Jessica Yellin’s Confession about Media Censorship in the Iraq War

Tutu calls for end to blockade of Gaza

Fixers Indicated That Hillary Was a Key Player in the Marc Rich Pardon Deal

San Francisco's wild west

Deceiving the Dead

Falling out with the President: the devious world of George Bush

Fry 'Em!

My questions for Obama

"Money As Debt"

Bolton dodges attempted 'war crimes' arrest

Ghost Cities of the American Southwest

Bugliosi Wants Bush Charged with Murder

What's Really Driving the High Price of Oil?

Item one on the agenda for Nepal's new parliament: evicting the King

Puerto Rico's Turn

Tutu enters Gaza to start investigation into deaths

Truly, war begets nothing but the hell of more war.

The labor organizer and folk singer Utah Phillips died on May 23.

In Her Mind She's Killed Before

Jimmy Carter calls for US to make friends with Iran after 27 years

American style democracy

How Can There be Freedom of the Press, If We're Not Willing to Question the Information We're Given?

“It’s a great disappointment,” she says, “to feel that other veterans would not allow them to be with them and march, just because they’re for peace.”

Her Last Shot? Doubtful.

Buying "dissent"

Oil: A global crisis

U.S. Fourth Fleet, in Venezuelan Waters, is used to sow terror and death

McCain, still adept at the seduction of journalists and the self-deprecating witticism, hides his rank ambition better than, say, Hillary Clinton does.

Death-Wish Hillary Primes Manchurian Candidate

Spain's drought: a glimpse of our future?

Why bananas are a parable for our times

Edwards Launches 10-Year Effort to Halve Poverty

Endless War Economy

The False Comfort of War

Longshoremen Union Protests War

Ballots and Bullets

Trail of Tears was trail of betrayal

Post-9/11 Paranoia

Pesticides: Germany bans chemicals linked to honeybee devastation

My Life, By Fidel Castro with Ignatio Ramonet

The economy is not fine

Insolvent

Hillary Clinton Reclaims Her Inner Child

French unions take on Sarkozy over pensions

Leadership does not end with retirement; neither do oaths.

U.S. Military Bases in South America

Just like John McCain, the former defense secretary had his own vision for post-invasion Iraq - involving a brutal dictator

Reverse Robin Hood

Schopenhauer writes that suicide is the last act of a free man.

Obama warns seniors on Social Security

The UAW Strike Against American Axle

U.S. Navy aircraft violates Venezuela's airspace

The people at the New York Times are getting hysterical again.

Microsoft's Ballmer pelted with eggs

Mosul on Lockdown

Evolution, From stowaway to supersize predator: the mice eating rare seabirds alive

Cuba Will Live

Britain obstructs global ban on use of cluster bombs

Lessons on Peacemaking from the Iroquois Confederacy

So just where does the madness end?

Gore Vidal, the writer and long-time Clinton supporter, tells why Hillary is insane to keep on fighting

The Demise of Mexico's PRD

Drop in life expectancy shows health care failure

The Double-Talk Express Derails

New Fascist Govenment in Italy fueled attacks on Gypsies

The View from the Crusaders' Castle

John Cusack's War: The Actor Battles to Un-embed Hollywood With His New Film, "War, Inc."

Communist party membership no longer a fireable offence in California

What happened to antitrust?

Police abuse persists from New York City to Los Angeles because officials fail to consistently crackdown on police misconduct.

Same-Sex Ruling a Cause for Great Celebration

A Pattern of Mistreatment by Health Professionals

Obama-Backing Edwards Elbows Aside Clinton

Hillary Clinton clearly has no more chance to win West Virginia in a general election than does Barack Obama.

Magisterial Conviction: WHY THE CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT DID MORE THAN LEGALIZE GAY MARRIAGE.

Italian tolerance goes up in smoke as Gypsy camp is burnt to ground

Regime-Quakes in Burma and China

If the lessons of authoritarian states have taught us anything, they should have taught us that we should be wary of those who would define a human being in ever-narrowing terms.

Meningitis: defeated at last?

"We don't need terrorists' help in destroying either our food system or our Constitution; our government and corporations are taking care of that themselves."

Worried About the Price of Gas? End the Wars

Judge backs Christian soldier's conscientious objector petition

An Interview with Howard Zinn on Anarchism

Torture: a Bully's Creed

Hillary's "Final Solution" to the Persian Problem

US drops charges against 9/11 suspect detained at Guantánamo

Eighteen American war veterans kill themselves every day.

“The greatest anti-poverty program ever invented was the labor union.”

Childish superstition: Einstein's letter makes view of religion relatively clear

I Ain't Gonna Work No More

Tax evasion 'costs lives of 5.6m children'

The Beggar’s Opera asks what’s worse---robbing a bank, or owning a bank?

Now it's action, reaction, action, reaction.

Adjunct Professor Fired for Not Signing Loyalty Oath

The Yumare Massacre, 22 Years On

3 suspended for not standing for Pledge of Allegiance

24 reasons for 24 weeks

Unjust debt weighs down poor nations

El Salvador 2009

Millions still identify with the Party but won’t back it because its policies and rhetoric is alienating them.

Rosa Luxemburg's Shock Doctrine

Hizbollah rules west Beirut in Iran's proxy war with US

Real Clear Numbers: 101,000 U.S. Casualties a Year

Against advice, Horatio is wearing his many decorations. Talk about asking for it

Morales and the Red Ponchos

Polarizing Bolivia

Gun battles as Hizbollah claims Lebanon is at war

Matt Gonzalez - Ralph Nader Running Mate - Press Conference

Utah mine disaster was preventable, report says

Ralph Nader - Why Democrats Lose

The loathsome smearing of Israel's critics

Street Notes from the Hamra District

Train quarantined in Canada after mystery illness hits passengers; 1 dead

The great organic myths rebutted

China's Paper Feet

Platypus proves even odder than scientists thought

Rockefeller Family Fables

Why John Yoo and Other Top Administration Lawyers Should be Investigated for War Crimes

More Attacks on Social Security and Medicare

America's Pay-or-Die Health Care System

Multinationals make billions in profit out of growing global food crisis

In a democracy, the government must be accountable to the people, and that means the people must know what their government is doing.

Jimmy Carter Interview

Real Clear Numbers: 101,000 US Casualties a Year

Chalmers Johnson, Teaching Imperialism 101

London's diversity is its artistic treasure

An Impolite Interview With Lenny Bruce (1960)

The Arrest of Lenny Bruce

An Exclusive Interview with Robert Fisk

Standard Operating Procedure

Exposed: the great GM crops myth

Clampdown at Evergreen

More about War Criminal John Yoo

30 Years Ago Haiti Grew All the Rice It Needed. What Happened?

'Those who make half revolution dig their own graves'.

US states consider lowering drinking age

There Is Little Charity In Wealthy Charitable Hospitals.

"What we have in this country is socialism for the rich and free enterprise for the poor." Gore Vidal

Redacted

Bad Capitalists or a Bad System: Hollywood Comes to Blows With Upton Sinclair

The Charms of Wikipedia

Chicago 10

YEP RADIO (broadcasting now)

Egalité! Liberté! Sexualité!: Paris, May 1968

Do do do do do do- oh yeah!

No One Is Safe: The Ruling Class Unleashed

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

The Beatles - Revolution - David Frost Show 1968

Revolution (slow version)

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

"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."

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.”

The Circumambulation of Mt. Tamalpais

"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

"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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