fix articles 8971, theodore roosevelt
Economic war instead of climate policy and Russia is enemy (tags)
Sustainability and capitalism do not go together. Because capitalism needs growth and drives environmental destruction. The consequences: Species extinction, drought stress for trees, water scarcity. A consistent climate policy is overshadowed by the economic war.
Power, Profit and Prestige (tags)
The United States was also constantly at war, after independence, with Native Americans. The U.S. armed forces engaged in a thousand military operations, large and small, against Native Americans between 1868 and 1890!
Why has the US gone mad? (tags)
Donald Trump blames scapegoats. Why does the US permanently seek new conflicts, send terrorists to Syria, organize the Ukraine coup, escalate with North Korea and threaten to bomb wherever it siuts them? The real reason could be that the US is bankrupt.
The Republican 'Prolife' Party Is the Party of War, Execution, and Bear Cub Murder (tags)
51 Republican senators and 220 House Republicans voted to murder bear cubs in their dens, to import ivory from elephant massacres, etc.
Quotes On Universal Or Dietary Nonviolence (tags)
The thoughts of many crystallized into words on nonviolent food and lifestyle
Video: "The Roosevelts," 7 episodes (tags)
FDR lived out boundless optimism and boundless enthusiasm. 45,000 schools were built and 7,800 bridges built; social security, minimum wage and 4 million jobs within two or three months.
Iran's 35th Islamic Revolution Anniversary (tags)
Iran Nuclear Talks Resume in Geneva (tags)
Longstanding US/Iranian Relations (tags)
Iran Bashing (tags)
Monsanto: Profits Above Human Health (tags)
America Honors Its Worst (tags)
A Pretty Good Election, but the Right Still Rules (tags)
The November 6, 2012 election turned out fairly well for progressives — from Barack Obama retaining the presidency to a true Left-wing Democrat like Bob Filner winning for Mayor of San Diego — but the Right is still strong. The issue agendas and terms of discussion continue to be dictated by an increasingly militant Right wing and America's pathetic, ill-organized remnant of a Left no longer has the power to put pressure on the political system for progressive reforms the way it did in the 1890's, 1930's and 1960's.
Nobel Hypocrisy Wins Again (tags)
Long Knives Target Iran (tags)
“Severely Conservative” (tags)
Mitt Romney's remark last February that he was a "severely conservative" governor of Massachusetts highlighted the love of discipline that holds the radical Right in general and the Republican Party in particular and reconciles their rejection of a role for government in the economy with their insistence that government aggressively enforce "traditional moral values."
Will Rodriguez-Kennedy: Queer Republican Leader Becomes Democrat (tags)
In a dramatic scene at the February 23 meeting of San Diego Democrats for Equality, former San Diego County Log Cabin Republican Club president Will Rodriguez-Kennedy re-enacted his decision to switch parties and become a Democrat. His reason: he's not only tired of Republican Queer-bashing, he's put off by the hypocrisy of openly Queer San Diego Mayoral candidate Carl DeMaio, who has pandered to anti-Queer prejudices to get endorsements from the San Diego County Republican Central Committee and has taken money from donors to the anti-Queer Proposition 8.
Scoundrel Media Afghan Massacre Cover-Up (tags)
Democrats Are Not Evil (tags)
Whatever we think of the Democratic Party, like it or not, in the current political emergency, we are going to HAVE to align with them and vote for every Democrat on the ballot over every Republican — not because the Democrats are that progressive but because the Republicans plan a sweeping Right-wing revolution comparable to the changes Germany went through when Hitler took power in 1933, and the Democratic Party is one essential vehicle we will need to use to stop them.
The White Man's Burden appears Uniformly Distributed By Zahir Ebrahim (tags)
‘If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.’ -- Sun Tzu, The Art of War
States of Disunion (tags)
The following is an editorial written for the March 2011 issue of Zenger’s Newsmagazine before the uproar in Wisconsin over the bill introduced by that state’s governor, Scott Walker, which would essentially destroy public-sector unionism in that state and therefore likely be the final nail in the coffin of America’s labor movement as a whole. People — not just union workers directly affected by the proposal but others as well — have turned out in the streets and blockaded the state capitol, while “Tea Party” counter-protesters have been mobilized nationwide by talk radio and Fox News to come and support the governor. The Wisconsin protests have been compared to those that recently brought down Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak — though America’s corporate media have carefully avoided that analogy — but despite the uproar over Walker’s bill, America’s white working class has so far remained largely opposed to the progressive agenda and supportive of radical-Right attempts to destroy what’s left of America’s social safety net.
Anti-Defamation League Demagoguery and Islamophobia (tags)
ADL's racism belies its stated mission
American Genocides: Is Haiti Next? (tags)
Planned genocide may now be ongoing
Remembering Howard Zinn (1922 - 2010) (tags)
He'll be sorely missed.
Obama's War on Yemen (tags)
Obama's expanded war agenda
WHOSE COUNTRY IS IT ANYWAY? (tags)
After 11 years of peace negotiations between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, the two sides were close to a deal known as the Memorandum of Agreement on Ancestral Domain. This was essentially an agreement that would have granted points of autonomy to the Moro people in Mindanao and the Southern Philippines. Just before the signing, the government stopped the negotiations on Sept. 3 and plunged into attack mode. They launched joint police-military offensives against the MILF and civilians. Since then, more than 500,000 people, mostly women and children, have been forced to abandon homes and thrown into refugee camps. Now, one-third of the Philippines is on the verge of erupting into open warfare. I'm not talking about your garden variety guerilla skirmishes here and there. The Moro Islamic Liberation Front and their allies have proven capable of launching conventional maneuvers into the theater in the past. Add to that milieu the very vibrant Communist led New People's Army Southern Command and of course the reactionary group Abu Sayyaf - then you have a situation that could explode into a conflict that could rival the Balkans in the 90's.
President Obama and the End of History - But Beginning of a New One! (tags)
These prizes are anything but “empty gestures”. It is both a payoff to tickle the ego of the 'errand boy', and a propaganda seed. In the expert hands of the Mighty Wurlitzer, such a gift can convince the masses of the most ridiculous absurdities, like the War on Terror already has. The proof of these statements of fact is both empirical, and historical. Watch Barack Obama crafted into a fine new global 'savior' at the expense of the 'untermenschen'. That's why the United States President, ceremoniously presiding over the most militarized superpower in the world which has just devastated two civilizations to smithereens, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize while he rapidly accelerates his war prosecution to bring “peace” in a one-world government.
Un premio Nobel para Evo (tags)
"Solo diré que Evo fue capaz de vencer las terribles y calumniosas campañas del imperialismo, sus golpes de Estado e injerencia en los asuntos internos, defender la soberanía de Bolivia y el derecho de su pueblo milenario al respeto de sus costumbres. "Coca no es cocaína", le espetó al más grande productor de marihuana y el mayor consumidor de drogas en el mundo, cuyo mercado ha sostenido al crimen organizado que cuesta miles de vidas al año en México. Dos de los países donde están las tropas yanquis y sus bases militares son los más grandes productores de drogas del planeta. En la trampa mortal del comercio de drogas no caen Bolivia, Venezuela y Ecuador, países revolucionarios que, igual que Cuba, son miembros del ALBA, saben lo que pueden y deben hacer para llevar la salud, la educación y el bienestar a sus pueblos. No necesitan tropas extranjeras para combatir el narcotráfico. Bolivia lleva adelante un programa de sueño bajo la dirección de un Presidente aymara que cuenta con el apoyo de su pueblo. En menos de tres años erradicó el analfabetismo: 824 mil 101 bolivianos aprendieron a leer y escribir; 24 mil 699 lo hicieron además en aymara y 13 mil 599 en quechua; es el tercer país libre de analfabetismo, después de Cuba y Venezuela.
October Surprise - Peace Prize to a War Criminal (tags)
The IgNobel tradition continues
America's Tortured Past (tags)
America's sordid legacy
Iran's Election and US - Iranian Relations (tags)
evidence US instigating protests and violence
God's Nation (tags)
The trinity of themes "Last Hope-Noble Victory-Disgraceful Defeat" has been the core of the US-American state religion, whether called the Monroe Doctrine, Cold War or War against Terror. A multipolar world with many civilizations is the best hope for the future.
Hothead McCain (tags)
Wouldn't it be nice, for once, to hear a politician not so removed from Reality saying "There will be peace" ... ? Be wary of Electronic Vote-rigging ... And get those "Neo-Conservative" War Criminals behind bars and away from the halls of power.
Nobel Hypocrisy (tags)
The shameful awarding of the Peace Prize to a war criminal
A Culture of Violence (tags)
America's tradition of war and violence
Reviewing Linda McQuaig's "It's the Crude, Dude" (tags)
War, oil, Iraq, Big Oil, global warming and more in one package.
Wall Street Journal's Looking Glass World (tags)
Made in Washington street protests threaten Venezuela
THOM HARTMANN'S NEW BOOK - SCREWED: THE UNDECLARED WAR AGAINST THE MIDDLE CLASS (tags)
HOW DEMOCRACY AND THE MIDDLE CLASS ARE BEING DESTROYED
IMPERIALISM 101 - THE US ADDICTION TO WAR, MAYHEM AND MADNESS - PART I (tags)
THE US HISTORICAL PURSUIT OF GLOBAL DOMINANCE
CUBA UNDER CASTRO (tags)
WHAT FIDEL CASTRO HAS DONE FOR THE PEOPLE OF CUBA
THE WAR ON IMMIGRANTS (tags)
THE US WAR AGAINST IMMIGRANTS IN THEIR FIGHT FOR EQUITY AND JUSTICE
Actor Charlie Sheen Questions Official 9/11 Story (tags)
Actor Charlie Sheen has joined a growing army of other highly credible public figures in questioning the official story of 9/11 and calling for a new independent investigation of the attack and the circumstances surrounding it.
VENEZUELA'S BOLIVARIAN REVOLUTION - ITS PROMISE AND PERILS (tags)
A review of the Bolivarian Revolution achievements and the threat to Hugo Chavez from the U.S.
The Monroe Doctrine, U.S. Imperialism and Venezuela (tags)
Pew Poll - The radioactive image of the US (tags)
Anybody you know? The US and it's global War of Terror: In a group of 251 soldiers from a study in Mississippi who had all had normal babies before the 1991 Gulf War, 67 percent of their post-war babies were born with severe birth defects.*
The SHORTWAVE REPORT 6/10/05 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY! (tags)
A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, Cuba, Spain, China, and Russia.
SIZE DOES MATTER, Kerry to Win Easily (tags)
Polls, pundits and politics. Had enough? Well, folks, you can forget all of political rhetoric you have been hearing from both sides of the political spectrum. Toss it. Chunk it. It is no longer relevant.
Republicans burn Bush on Environment (tags)
Russell Train (R), the EPA's second chief for presidents Nixon and Ford, said Bush's record is so dismal that he's casting his presidential vote for Democrat John Kerry in November.
JFK, 9-11, and the REAL America: Tying It All Together (tags)
An organic reconsideration of US history and major "conspiracy theories" of the past 40 years, including those pertaining to the 9-11 attack, and how they shed light on America's present drift into fascism.
The SHORTWAVE REPORT 7/18/03 ¡Listen Globally! (tags)
A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13.2MB) and quick download (3.3MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, China, Russia, Germany, and Cuba.
Dying For The Government (tags)
Those who died in this war did not die for their country. They died for their government. They died for Bush and Cheney and Rumsfeld. And yes, they died for the greed of the oil cartels, for the expansion of the American empire, for the political ambitions of the President. They died to cover up the theft of the nation's wealth to pay for the machines of death.
Las obreras de Brukman en el reino del revés (tags)
I Call It Brainwashing (tags)
Why does the call for peace stir up such hatred?
To stand by the president... (tags)
To announce that there must be no criticism of the president, or that we are to stand by the president right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public. - Theodore Roosevelt
Greens Call Bush Indictable for War Crimes. (tags)
"To announce that there must be no criticism of the president, or that we are to stand by the president, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public." (Roosevelt) Please repost on other US Indymedia sites.
WAR IS A RACKET (tags)
Smedley Butler was a true American Hero. Twice winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor (only one of 19 men to ever be so honored - and one of the few to live to tell about it). Commandant of the United States Marine Corp - in his later years he came to realize how his courage had been misused.
The Railroad Barons Are Back - And This Time They'll Finish the Job (tags)
This administration is set to complete what the railroad barons pushed the Grant administration to start: to take democracy and its institutions of governance from the hands of the human citizen/voters the Founders fought and died for, and give it to the very types of monopolistic corporations the Founders fought against when they led the Tea Party revolt against the East India Company in Boston Harbor in 1773.
Taxes, taxes, taxes: High on the Bush agenda (tags)
It has been written that the more things change, the more they are the same. And that certainly holds true when it comes to battles over taxes. True, the powdered wigs of James Madison’s time are gone. And yes, George Bush has replaced "Teddy" Roosevelt. But the issues are the same – who pays and how much.
The SHORTWAVE REPORT 10/18/02 ¡Listen Globally! (tags)
A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13.3MB) and quick download (3.3MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, Germany, Spain, and Cuba.