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Paraphysique du profit de l'horreur (tags)

Profit de l'horreur et non l'horreur du profit...

Trump's Neo-Nazis and the Rise of Illiberal Democracy (tags)

Trump has dispensed with the fiction of democracy because he believes that in the interest of power both people and the planet are disposable, excess to be plundered and discarded.

Du daguerréotype escamotage (tags)

Division de la division...

Philippines: No context will ever justify murder of journalists - Akbayan (tags)

Press freedom is a baseline principle of good governance, not a moving target that adjusts to the whims and caprices of those in power. It plays a crucial role in fiscalizing and speaking truth to power, and that Constitutionally-guaranteed right must be protected.

Excerpts from 2002 report on failed leadership USA (tags)

About 14 years ago I expressed my concern about the failed leadership in the USA. Today, the gross human rights violations by USA (especially the fbi/cia) punctuate my observations on topic.

Philippines' Bernie Sanders: A Conversation with Walden Bello (tags)

Without a doubt, Sanders has captured the imagination of people, especially the millennials, around the world.

Jonathan Pollard's Release Imminent? (tags)

Pollard

A Formal Response to California’s Death With Dignity Act Legislation (tags)

Recently a major and moral decision was made to quell California legislature as to whether people suffering with terminal illness should have the right to die with dignity. Democrats did not have enough votes although the legislation might come back later in the year? To the extent that there was much of a debate in the news it has been one-sided with a chorus of status quo preventivists. Religion has once again slammed up common sense and compassion

US-Dominated NATO Readying for War on Russia? (tags)

anti-war

Clinton, Obama and the New Era of American Empire (tags)

Clinton did not hesitate to defend what she referred to as the “ugly” aspects of the Cold War—but did not name the nations in which the US had intervened, frequently to uphold or install brutal regimes which were reliably anti-Communist. She ignored equally covert interference in democratic nations.

Justifying the Unjustifiable (tags)

Ukraine

Protest Against Latest U.S. Meddling (tags)

“Nobody should be fooled here, especially left forces. History shows you what the U.S. is about--they're not about democracy, they're about profits by any means.“ – John Parker, International Action Center

On the Israeli-Gaza Conflict (tags)

Manila, Philippines - Akbayan Party strongly and categorically condemns the Israeli armed forces’ (navy and air force) constant bombardment and shelling, numbering above 100, of the Gaza strip, hosting more than 1.7 million people in one of the most densely-populated areas in the world. Despite its claims of engaging in surgical operations against militant and ‘terrorist’ elements within Gaza, Israel’s air raids and naval shelling have contributed to rising casualties among civilians, including journalists and children, caught in the firing line.

PHILIPPINES: On the Bangsamoro Framework Agreement (tags)

The Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL) joins the Filipino people, especially the Bangsamoros in Mindanao, in welcoming, although guardedly, the historic signing today of the Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro between the Philippine government (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).

Saudi Arabia Rocked by Protests (tags)

police state

Big surprise: Corporate media fucks up chalk walk story (tags)

I don't usually do these opinion-type pieces, but I'm trying something a little different here. Bear with me.

Perils of Attacking Iran (tags)

Iran

Justice on Trial: Lynne Stewart's Appeal (tags)

police state

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo: Alternative Movie Review (tags)

Predictable lamestream media reviewers had little to say about how The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo is rife with current political, sociological, technological and religious implications. The movie is about a 24-year-old, gothic-punk-looking, cyberspace hacker, with an issue with men who have histories or sexual or violent predation. She is on a mission to right the world of a few rapists and killers. This is not a standard movie review. Plenty reviews already exist on the Internet for you to get the gist of the story and its characters. This critique is strictly in regards to the movie and is more about interesting political and social commentary in relation to the movie and some of its reviews.

Grim Holiday Season Tidings (tags)

class war

Critical Health Issues in Gaza (tags)

Gaza

Riots Across Britain: Perhaps More Than Meets the Eye (tags)

class war

Congressional Junkets to Israel (tags)

police state

Videotaping KPFK's LSB meetings (tags)

KPFK's Local Station Board June 2011 meeting was very well conducted and chaired. At least two video-graphers were there and never shared why they were documenting the event nor how anyone could access their videos. This disturbs some of us who are "public members" supporters of the radio station and not content to stay "quiet" and docile either.

Egypt's Focus Largely Ignores Palestine (tags)

Palestine

Revolutionary Change in Egypt: Internal or Made in USA? (tags)

revolution

Salah Hamouri: One of Thousands of Israeli Political Prisoners (tags)

lawlessness

Incarceration's Effect on Economic Mobility (tags)

harmful incarceration

Rigo Ruelas' brother on KPCC (tags)

Rigo, of course, is the teacher who recently died after experiencing job-related stress, including a low rating in the LA Times database of teachers. Supposedly it was suicide. We who worked with him know what a lie the LA Times ranking is.

Resistance in Westlake: Report From The Street (tags)

"Hey J. I just got home. I got hit with a rubber bullet. I was there until 11.00 p.m. Police went on tactical alert especially after 10.00 p.m. and were really aggressive.

Why Zionism Will Loose the PR War (tags)

Even as Judeo-Christianity engages a new series of crusades on Islamism, in which case the intermediate outcomes could be very devastating for the world at large, still in the long run Abrahamic Religions, that is Judaism, Christianity, and Islamism, that is, their authoritarian ego psychology will little matter.

Gender-Based Violence in Haiti (tags)

One of many problems plaguing Haitians

Gaza's Poisoned Water (tags)

Gazans are being suffocated and poisoned

Palestinian Children Under Occupation (tags)

oppressing Palestinian children

Israel's Separation Wall: A Health Hazard (tags)

The Wall is a weapon of mass destruction

Holocaust Museum For Persecuted Heretics? (tags)

Still it is time for crisis-plagued modernity to look beyond last century’s WWII and Hitler’s propaganda and deeds, and even to the persecution of Jews in general over the centuries, to a ‘larger’ picture of religious persecution, and to especially contemplate an underlying psychology behind it all—that mankind might gain a more balanced interpretation of religion’s politics—because religions have been ‘especially’ political—as they still are today in our own time—and as they were from time immemorial—as we will ‘only’ begin to explore.

Judith Halberstam lecture: "Homosexuality and Fascism" (tags)

February 4, 2010
CLAREMONT - Feminist and queer theorist Judith "Jack" Halberstam, professor at USC best known for her work on female masculinity, gave a slide lecture at Pomona College titled "The Killer in You is the Killer in Me": Homosexuality and Fascism.

Obama Snubs Africa, Then African Americans (tags)

Many people believed that after Bush had left the White House, rampant arrogance combined with stunning hypocrisy had also gone. Events have proven otherwise. A recent speech delivered in Africa — and one later directed specifically at African Americans — carried with them all the baggage of the Bush years, to the extent that one could safely claim that absolutely nothing had changed. And although Obama is able to give a more compassionate and intelligent speech than was possible with Bush, the essence of their policies is identical. Both Africans and African Americans can expect no help from the U.S. government in addressing their serious and specific grievances, themselves the result of past and current U.S. government policy. Instead, both were given the same solution: if you want help, help yourselves, “no excuses.”

I can't get no...SATISFACTION! (tags)

THERE IS A PLACE FOR EVERY ABERRATION OF BEHAVIOR IMAGINABLE. But is that place for us? As individuals? We decide. NOONE ELSE. If it's not our thing why do it or bother to look at it? Curiousity

The Accursed Anathema of Judeo-Christian History in the Western World: What It Means Today (tags)

The introduction of Christianity in the Roman Empire threatened Rome because even then Christianity seem to create “fanatical” minds—that were willing to die for their faith to a single monotheistic God who was seemingly too jealous and intolerant to tolerate the idea that other Gods also expected respect as worthy. The only loyalty those early proselytes had was a sole loyalty to a God outside the Empire. Then Constantine impressed by such zealots exploited Christian fanaticism as he made Christianity the official Roman religion—creating the especial emergence of Church to State (or as our American forefathers warned “temporal and spiritual tyranny”).

The Accursed Anathema of Judeo-Christian History in the Western World: What It Means Today (tags)

The introduction of Christianity in the Roman Empire threatened Rome because even then Christianity seem to create “fanatical” minds—that were willing to die for their faith to a single monotheistic God who was seemingly too jealous and intolerant to tolerate the idea that other Gods also expected respect as worthy. The only loyalty those early proselytes had was a sole loyalty to a God outside the Empire. Then Constantine impressed by such zealots exploited Christian fanaticism as he made Christianity the official Roman religion—creating the especial emergence of Church to State (or as our American forefathers warned “temporal and spiritual tyranny”).

Can Ejidos Save Mexico from Collapsing Peso? (tags)

Rural Mexican villages restore their ejido communal farm land and introduce a new community currency modeled after ideas from Lazaro Cardenas to prepare for petrocollapse and the continuously devalued peso.

Watch English.alJazeera.net/watch_now for extensive video coverage of events in Gaza! (tags)

For those who want to see more than the 2-3 minute mainstream television reports of Israel's wholesale massacres and massive destruction in Gaza than what the corporate mainstream American/Western broadcast TV national news shows reveal...

PANIC DECLARED Empty store shelves, gas pumps, ATMs ahead. (tags)

Who am I to declare a panic? Don't worry about that yet; just stock up on a little cash and canned goods. When everything the feds do JUST MAKES THINGS WORSE -- we are in a panic. Not just grandpa's Depression, but a good old-fashioned running-scared panic when the shelves go bare ...

JFAV Letter to The President of the Philippines (tags)

We, the Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV), are addressing the Philippine government’s actions affecting our campaign for the Filipino-American Veterans who have fought in World War II and were denied their promised benefits fighting under the American regime. We commend the Philippine government’s efforts in lobbying for the Filipino Veterans to gain their benefits that they were denied at the end of World War II, especially from Ambassador Willy Gaa and Consul General Mary B. Aragon Seeing this support from our mother country, in addition to the growing support from our fellow Americans of different ethnic heritages, gives us motivation to push forward with this campaign of obtaining the benefits promised to the Filipino WWII Veterans as well as for reunification for their families. However, we are gravely concerned with the government's recent activities of selling federal institutions, especially the National Veterans' Memorial Hospital, to private developers in order to carry out Executive Orders 620 and 620-A, which call for the development of the East and North Triangles and the Veterans' Memorial area of Quezon City. We find it very ironic how our government, who has invested such efforts into our cause, can sell the National Veterans Memorial Hospital – an act that conflicts a stance set from the previous action. This hospital is a gift from the American government, to tend especially to the health needs of the Filipino Veterans.

The Hidden Scheme behind Bush's Guantanamo Bay? (tags)

The next phase in this coup d'etat of America is perhaps Bush's present promotion of a nuclear war on Iran and his threats of an escalation into a 3rd.world war!

On the Imus Racist and Sexist Remarks and the People’s Outrage (tags)

The Alliance for Just and Lasting Peace in the Philippines (AJLPP) and the Coalition in Defense of Immigrant Rights (CDIR) stands against systemic racism and sexism in all its forms. The racist and sexist remarks by Imus about the Rutgers women’s basketball team is not only racist in form but a like the tip of spear, in essence- the racist and sexist slur, an offensive against people of color and immigrants. Progressive and well meaning people’s organizations especially woman’s organizations must be vigilant and fight all forms and racist attacks especially against people of color and immigrants in the United States. We should not let such racist and sexist remarks against any group, people of color and anyone pass and be unnoticed and always fight for the integrity and humanity of all people

An Appeal to Philippine President Arroyo (tags)

Stop agrarian violence and killing of farmers! Implement agrarian reform in contentious landholdings!

George Washington's Thanksgiving Proclamation (tags)

President George Washington's 1789 Thanksgiving Proclamation

Islamic Fascism Yhe New Hysteria (tags)

THE CHIEFTAINS of the never-ending "war on terror" are peddling a newly updated enemy: "Islamic fascism." When the rulers of the American political establishment start denouncing fascism, don't be deceived--they're out to promote an agenda of imperial conquest. No one who opposes U.S. wars and occupations should concede an inch to this lie.

Local Mentoring Pgm. For Children Of Incarcerated Parents (tags)

Local mentoring program for children of incarcerated parents in need of adult mentors (especially men!)

GMO Disease Epidemics: (9) Chronic Fatigue and Myalgia (tags)

Genetic Engineering (GE,GM,GMOs) is a nightmare technology that has already caused MANY disease epidemics -- documented but unpublicized. This is the 9th in a series, dealing here with the explosion in Chronic Fatigue and Myalgia cases during the GMO era.

GMO Disease Epidemics: (4) GM-Insulin (tags)

Genetic Engineering (GE,GM,GMOs) is a nightmare technology that has already caused MANY disease epidemics -- documented but unpublicized. This is the 4th in a series revealing the epidemics, dealing with GM-INSULIN. (see the 2nd, "Hepatitis B Vaccine", for a rundown of the extreme dangers of genetically engineered medicine)

GMO Disease Epidemics: (2) Hepatitis B Vaccine (tags)

Genetic Engineering has already caused many DISEASE EPIDEMICS -- documented but unpublicized. This is the 2nd in a series revealing the epidemics. Note that GM medicine has been almost totally ignored by environmentalists. Do read and take heed. -- it may save your health or life.

Finkelstein Strangely Denies That Neocons Support Israel (tags)

Finkelstein is usually very good on Zionism but he really misses the mark on the Neocons. In his criticism of the Mearsheimer/Walt "Israel Lobby" essay, Finkelstein argues that the neocons watch over the American empire, but do not identify with Israel’s interests. As Mearsheimer and Walt have pointed out, the neocons were the driving force for the American attack on Iraq.

MAY DAY L.A.: IMAGES & SOUNDS (tags)

THE WAR ON IMMIGRANTS (tags)

THE US WAR AGAINST IMMIGRANTS IN THEIR FIGHT FOR EQUITY AND JUSTICE

COMMENTS ON NORMAN FINKLESTEIN'S NEW BOOK - BEYOND CHUTZPAH (tags)

A review of Professor Norman Finklestein's important new book that exposes Israeli crimes against the Palestinians and prominent Israeli supporters who approve of them

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN (tags)

just a movie recommendation

BUSH WORLD - TOO MANY STATES (tags)

A scathing indictment of Bush-Cheney policy broadly with a special focus on the Iraq war and in a little historical context.

CGRP First annual Christmas Appeal (tags)

Throughout the years, people have been especially mindful of Irish republican prisoners during the holiday season. Recognizing this, the Concerned Group for Republican Prisoners (CGRP) have recently launched our first annual Christmas Appeal campaign

America Is Bankrupt (tags)

09/12/05 "Lewrockwell" -- -- A recent trip to the United States – after a three-year absence – showed me how far the country and its people have deteriorated in a short period of time. Americans are bankrupt. They are bankrupt at every possible level: spiritually, morally, educationally. The country’s economy has deteriorated to the level of a Philippines or a Thailand (and I mean no disrespect to the Philippines or Thailand – I love those places).

THE 2005 EUROPEAN BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP (tags)

SLAUGHTER IN THE NAME OF THE 2005 EUROPEAN BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

The fairy tale of the Dutch tolerant society and the humane asylum-policy (tags)

In contrarily with the general allegations in American and Western newsmedia, not only the Netherlands is no open society for minorities, moreover the Dutch asylum-policy is violating gravely international humanitarian principles.

MANY AMERICANS QUIETLY SUPPORT THE COURAGEOUS IRAQI RESISTANCE! (tags)

In the Oliver Stone Vietnam War movie "Platoon", one African American soldier says that, "The U.S. has been going around kicking everybody else's ass for so long, I know that it's about time that the U.S. got its *own* ass kicked." THAT TIME HAS COME AGAIN!!

Responsible Voting (tags)

Wendy Campbell: Journalists Should Fully Disclose Ethnic/Religious Backgrounds (tags)

Americans deserve to be better represented in the US media, and they deserve to have full disclosure of news commentators' backgrounds.

Why the surprise? (tags)

I just want to get some disscussion going...

Brightness in the Street, Dimness in the Garden (tags)

The intelligence and common sense of New Yorkers, and especially of the people who took to the street Sunday outside the RNC venue, stands in sharp contrast to the stupidity and willful ignorance on display inside the Garden, and at large across the country. The intelligence and common sense of New Yorkers, and especially of the people who took to the street Sunday outside the RNC venue, stands in sharp contrast to the stupidity and willful ignorance on display inside the Garden, and at large across the country.

White House Reporter: More Whispers of Looming Martial Law (tags)

A White House press corps member gives a chilling view from inside the oval office. See the July 31 entry for details on martial law preparations and internment camps.

The Politics of Silence (tags)

Transgender women of color are disproportionately target for the most violent of hate crimes. 35 years ago, their outrage at New York City policemen sparked the gay liberation movement. Now, as the Gwen Araujo case stalls in a mistrial, most mainstream LGB group seem to have forgotten.

Beware in Long Beach (tags)

Ask a question at City Hall and you may wind up in Guantanimo, especially if you have a dark complexion.

VH1 CIA recruitment (tags)

Trying to find if anyone knows how to contact VH1/MTV about a program i saw this morning on the the CIA, and the disinformation it provided.

J.David Galland's.. Iraq Intelligence Failure Was Unavoidable (tags)

J. David Galland explains why America got hoodwinked on intelligence in Iraq and why this gross informational failure was predictable and who is responsible

Jewish Lessons on the Environment (tags)

Shabbat is a holy covenant among Jews, but it can also be a holy grail for environmentalists.

Full Text of Osama's Message To Americans (tags)

What the corporate media won't show you: the full text translation of Osama's latest message.

Spreading Radical Beautifulness as 'Depth Charge', Despite Worries (tags)

Champaign, IL--a guy who has not been able to get foodstamps for several days now, got "lucky" and bypassed worry when he went into a flow of quite apparently rare excellence with quite a few people on the street.

War Tax Resistance Made Simple (tags)

Regardless of the specifics, the basic truth is about half of your income tax is going to the military. For all the millions of people who've taken to the streets in the past four months to prevent or oppose this war, this is like a kidney punch from behind: You may spend your days, nights and/or weekends working to preserve peace, but everyone who pays taxes is financially helping to support the war.

GREAT anti-war satirical piece (tags)

great satire, but also very informative

Are breakaway marches a good tactic? (tags)

Radical elements of the anti-war movement have used "breakway marches," in which a smaller group breaks away from the main (peaceful and legal) march, and engages in "direct action" of some sort, to good effect in SF, LA, & NYC. At this early stage of the movement, that is probably a good idea. However, once war with Iraq actually breaks out in earnest, radical anti-capitalists should seek to seize control of the main marches themselves, wresting them away from the reformist misleaders, and taking the streets in a massive showing of the power of the people.

GREENS: 'MORAL CLARITY' DEMANDS OPPOSITION TO BUSH'S WAR PLANS (tags)

Waiting for the next 'Gulf of Tonkin': Greens call the White House's stated reasons for invading Iraq a litany of deception and PR propaganda

Please help collect and donate clothes 4 Refugee camps in Afghanistan & Pakistan (tags)

One thing that most of us here in America have a lot of is clothes.. so even if you can't donate $$$ please look around your house, talk to your friends and help donate CLEAN jackets and blankets

IPPN Executive Committee Statement (tags)

"The progressive movement must stand firm at this dangerous time in opposition to the scapegoating of Arab and Islamic people, in support of basic civil and democratic rights, and for a U.S. foreign policy which is about justice, fair trade, environmental sustainability and a raising of the living standards of all people, especially those in the countries of the Global South."

A reminder to all who post (tags)

We must share our stories with mainstream message boards.

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