Archive for ‘anarchy’

December 12, 2016

Progressive Picks

As part of its commitment to providing independent information and resources to its readers, Truthout chooses a Progressive Pick every week: an independent book or DVD that we find thought-provoking and insightful.

Source: Progressive Picks

December 11, 2016

Socialism for the Rich, Capitalism for the Poor: An Interview With Noam Chomsky

In a democracy, the public influences policy but the US state largely works to benefit the privileged and powerful.

Source: Socialism for the Rich, Capitalism for the Poor: An Interview With Noam Chomsky

October 28, 2016

Identifying Oneself as an Atheist is a Revolutionary Act | Atheist Revolution

Source: Identifying Oneself as an Atheist is a Revolutionary Act | Atheist Revolution

October 24, 2016

How Revolution Became an Adjective – Politics – Utne Reader

Political revolt and the accumulation of more.

Source: How Revolution Became an Adjective – Politics – Utne Reader

October 20, 2016

Federal Bill Seeks First Native American Land Grab in 100 Years

House bill seeks to take 100,000 acres of Ute tribal lands and hand them over to oil and mining companies.

Source: Federal Bill Seeks First Native American Land Grab in 100 Years

September 30, 2016

We Need Small Donors to Halt the March to Plutocracy | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

Aides to Donald Trump suggested this week that the presidential candidate might self-fund an end-of-campaign advertising blitz to counter Hillary Clinton’s rise in the polls. His contributions should give us serious pause. Is this how we want our republic to function? Do we want to live in a country where candidates can rise or fall based on their pocketbooks or the financial backing of their rich friends?

Source: We Need Small Donors to Halt the March to Plutocracy | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

September 30, 2016

Forget Paris, Scientists Say ‘Radical Change’ Only Way to Stay Below 2 Degrees | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

To much fanfare, global leaders have agreed to tackle the climate crisis by ratifying the Paris climate agreement, but a group of esteemed scientists is warning that current pledges to reduce emissions are far from sufficient and, in fact, put the world on track to reaching the dangerous 2°C climate threshold by 2050.

Source: Forget Paris, Scientists Say ‘Radical Change’ Only Way to Stay Below 2 Degrees | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

September 17, 2016

Global Warming and the Future of Humanity: An Interview With Noam Chomsky and Graciela Chichilnisky

Accepting climate change alone will not reverse its effects; we also have to adopt less perverse economic values.

Source: Global Warming and the Future of Humanity: An Interview With Noam Chomsky and Graciela Chichilnisky

September 10, 2016

In the War Against Climate Change, Physics Isn’t the Enemy—It’s Corporations and the Far Right – In These Times

Bill McKibben wants a World War II-style mobilization against climate change. But if it’s a war, it’s a class war.

Source: In the War Against Climate Change, Physics Isn’t the Enemy—It’s Corporations and the Far Right – In These Times

September 9, 2016

Why Wells Fargo and thirsty politicians love picking on the liberal arts.

Source: Why Wells Fargo and thirsty politicians love picking on the liberal arts.