Monthly Archives: April 2014

Drones–A Closer Look (Documentaries and Testimony)

The documentary below is useful for its close-up look at drones. It’s obviously made in complicity with the US military, which must have come with plenty of strings attached. The other material below sheds light on the US military’s claim … Continue reading

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“Environmental Extremism”

 

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“Most Dangerous Woman in America”–Emma Goldman

One highlight at 58:50–1:03:00, below. Goldman gets literally thrown out of the country (in 1918) for saying the wrong things. Free speech country? Not at that time. Emma Goldman was arrested in 1916 for speaking about women’s contraception. Free speech … Continue reading

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Socialism Misunderstood–It Means More Democracy, Not Less

Socialism is poorly understood in the US. What is crucially missed is that socialism means more democracy and freedom, not less. Socialism, classically, means submitting the means of production to democratic control. If one wants to avoid the term “socialism,” … Continue reading

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“Peace Process,” cont’d

Everything was reversed recently. On Friday, April 9, Palestinian forces demolished several Israeli housing shelters built for the poor, using EU funds. “On April 9, three of some 18 residential structures were demolished” [in] an area outside the sprawling settlement … Continue reading

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More Money in Politics: Open the Floodgates (McCutcheon Decision)

The Times reports: The Supreme Court on Wednesday continued its abolition of limits on election spending, striking down a decades-old cap on the total amount any individual can contribute to federal candidates in a two-year election cycle. The ruling, issued … Continue reading

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