Archive for ‘socialism’

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

November 7, 2016

What Politics Needs is a Healthy Dose of Reason | Atheist Revolution

Source: What Politics Needs is a Healthy Dose of Reason | 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

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 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.

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

September 9, 2016

The Biggest Strike in World History? No Thanks, We’re Focusing on the New iPhone | Alternet

Trade unions in India representing some 180 million workers staged a one-day strike—and there was virtually no coverage by mainstream American media.

Source: The Biggest Strike in World History? No Thanks, We’re Focusing on the New iPhone | Alternet