Archive for ‘fascism’

February 12, 2018

Trump serves the people – rich ones, that is • Hightower Lowdown

Donald Trump bragged in 2016 that, “I know words – I have the best words.” Well, occasionally he does use some very fine words that convey great promise, a

Source: Trump serves the people – rich ones, that is • Hightower Lowdown

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January 30, 2018

Why Do Evangelicals Worship Trump? The Answer Should Be Obvious

Why do white right-wing Christian evangelicals support Donald Trump? The answer is quite simple. Their agenda is his agenda. Trump and the Republican Party are working to take away women’s reproductive rights, and to extending special “conscience” protections to “Christians” who feel that their faith should somehow supersede the law. They view the poor, the disabled, and others as “useless eaters,” and are working to protect white privilege and the power of white right-wing Christians in all areas of American life.

Source: Why Do Evangelicals Worship Trump? The Answer Should Be Obvious

September 6, 2017

How Dick Gregory Forced The FBI To Find The Bodies Of Three Slain Civil Rights Workers

The real story of how Dick Gregory helped find the bodies of three slain Civil Rights workers killed during Freedom Summer.

Source: How Dick Gregory Forced The FBI To Find The Bodies Of Three Slain Civil Rights Workers

September 2, 2017

Social Democracy Can Only Tame Capitalism. We Need to Overcome It.

To achieve radical democracy, we need to rethink our undemocratic economic system.

Source: Social Democracy Can Only Tame Capitalism. We Need to Overcome It.

September 2, 2017

How Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric Has Heightened the Barriers to a Black-Brown Coalition

The ‘taking our jobs’ myth continues to sow division in Chicago’s working class communities.

Source: How Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric Has Heightened the Barriers to a Black-Brown Coalition

September 1, 2017

Disturbing Video Captures Out-of-Control Cop Roughing Up a Utah Nurse

In disturbing video captured by police body camera, a Utah nurse was handcuffed and taken into custody for refusing to draw blood from an unconscious patient in violation of state law.According to the Deseret News, the incident occurred July 26 when Salt Lake police detective Jeff Payne hustled nurse Alex Wubbels out of University Hospital’s Burn Unit over the protests of her fellow employees.

Source: Disturbing Video Captures Out-of-Control Cop Roughing Up a Utah Nurse

September 1, 2017

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September 1, 2017

No Madness Like American Madness – Scenes From A Debacle In Phoenix – Medium

In downtown Phoenix, in the space of a few blocks, there were 15,000 Trump supporters and 10,000 anti-Trump protesters. There were Bikers for Trump and a platoon from the John Brown Gun Club, an anti…

Source: No Madness Like American Madness – Scenes From A Debacle In Phoenix – Medium

September 1, 2017

Winter is coming in Donald Trump’s Washington – The Financial Times – Medium

The administration’s implosion is likely to accelerate amid subpoenas and suspicion

Source: Winter is coming in Donald Trump’s Washington – The Financial Times – Medium

December 18, 2016

The Emoluments Clause: Its text, meaning, and application to Donald J. Trump | Brookings Institution

Foreign interference in the American political system was among the gravest dangers feared by the Founders of our nation and the framers of our Constitution.  The United States was a new government…

Source: The Emoluments Clause: Its text, meaning, and application to Donald J. Trump | Brookings Institution