Archive for ‘right wing’

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.

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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

October 27, 2016

Who Controls Our Schools? How Billionaire-Sponsored Privatization Is Destroying Democracy and Enriching the Charter School Industry | Alternet

A report/e-book on the corporate takeover of K-12 schools

Source: Who Controls Our Schools? How Billionaire-Sponsored Privatization Is Destroying Democracy and Enriching the Charter School Industry | Alternet

October 26, 2016

The Pentagon’s ‘Terminator Conundrum’: Robots That Could Kill on Their Own – The New York Times

The United States has put artificial intelligence at the center of its defense strategy, with weapons that can identify targets and make decisions.

Source: The Pentagon’s ‘Terminator Conundrum’: Robots That Could Kill on Their Own – The New York Times

September 17, 2016

Emerging Right-Wing Climate Deniers Across the Globe (Maybe Even in the U.S.) Threaten the Future | Alternet

In a year of record-setting heat on a blistered globe, with fast-warming oceans, fast-melting ice caps, and fast-rising sea levels, the future is looking bleak.

Source: Emerging Right-Wing Climate Deniers Across the Globe (Maybe Even in the U.S.) Threaten the Future | Alternet

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

The right’s war on college: “Starving the Beast” exposes the fight to destroy America’s great public universities – Salon.com

Why does college cost so much? Because the far right is trying to undermine or privatize state universities

Source: The right’s war on college: “Starving the Beast” exposes the fight to destroy America’s great public universities – Salon.com

January 19, 2016

Guns Don’t Have to Meet Mandatory Safety Regulations Before Hitting the Market

Thousands of malfunctioning firearms have been released into the market since guns were exempted from safety regulations by the Consumer Protection Act.

Source: Guns Don’t Have to Meet Mandatory Safety Regulations Before Hitting the Market

January 8, 2016

Bernie Sander’s Plan to Tame Wall Street Riles Team Clinton | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

Millions of Americans saw “The Big Short” over the holidays. The blockbuster movie, based on the book by Michael Lewis, is a primer on how the crookedness and fraud rampant in the U.S. financial system brought down the global economy in 2008.

Source: Bernie Sander’s Plan to Tame Wall Street Riles Team Clinton | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community