Archive for ‘politics’

December 23, 2016

The Ashes: A Humanist Sermon – Daylight Atheism

Despite the failure of our hopes, the mission to do good must continue.

Source: The Ashes: A Humanist Sermon – Daylight Atheism

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 12, 2016

The Women’s March on Washington is ON!

Source: The Women’s March on Washington is ON!

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

December 4, 2016

Why cats aren’t Republican

Source: Why cats aren’t Republican

November 19, 2016

Cartoon: The cliff

Ugh, what a week. If you want to support independent cartooning at this uncertain moment, please consider joining Sparky’s List, and/or checking out the new book. And hang in there.

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November 19, 2016

Living Through the Death of Capitalism

Now is the time to hold strong to our humanity. The world is changing quickly and much is at stake. It is even possible that our entire…

Source: Living Through the Death of Capitalism

November 8, 2016

Noam Chomsky: Today’s GOP Might Be Most Dangerous Organization in Human History | The Intellectualist

Democracy Now:  AMY GOODMAN: I wanted to move back to the United States, to the issue of the Republican Party and what you see happening there, the Republican establishment fiercely opposed to the presumptive nominee. I don’t know if we’ve ever seen anything like this, although that could be changing. Can you talk about the significance—I mean, you have Sheldon Adelson, who is now saying he will pour, what, tens of millions of dollars into Donald Trump. You have the Koch brothers—I think it was Charles Koch saying he could possibly see supporting Hillary Clinton, if that were the choice, with Donald Trump. What is happening? NOAM CHOMSKY: Well, first of all, the phenomenon that we’ve just seen is an extreme version of something that’s been going on just for years in the Republican primaries. Take a look back at the preceding ones. Every time a candidate came up from the base—Bachmann, McCain, Santorum, Huckabee, one crazier than the other—every time one rose from the base, the Republican establishment sought to beat them down and get their own—get their own man—you know, Romney. And they succeeded, until this year. This year the same thing happened, and they didn’t succeed. The… Read more »

Source: Noam Chomsky: Today’s GOP Might Be Most Dangerous Organization in Human History | The Intellectualist

November 7, 2016

Far More to Political Orientation Than Right-Left | Atheist Revolution

Source: Far More to Political Orientation Than Right-Left | Atheist Revolution

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