This just in . . .

ISIS: Bush Was Right

Monday, September 22, 2014

Finally, somebody commenting on the state of Iraq thinks George W. Bush got something right. Turns out it's ISIS. In the new hour-long ISIS-produced film about how nice it is to die for ISIS -- Flames of War: Fighting Has Just Begun -- Bush is quoted: "You are with us or against us." Video shows him saying "Either you are with us or you are with the terrorists." A graphic in the upper corner of the screen reads: "Bush spoke the truth, although he's a liar."

Environmental Activists Discuss Climate March & What's Next?

September 20, 2014

Green Shadow Cabinet Federal Reserve Chair, Jack Rasmus, welcomes environmental activists, Michael Rubin and Glenn Turner, to discuss Sunday's major environment movement event, the demonstration in New York City and elsewhere in the USA (and globally) advocating the need for reducing global green house gas emissions to avoid a coming global environmental catastrophe. 

How We're Broadening and Sharpening the Climate Justice Movement

Friday, September 12, 2014

The climate crisis is a crisis of democracy requiring a coordinated global grassroots mobilization to stop harmful policies and practices and build alternative systems that are effective and equitable. The climate crisis affects all of us and touches everything we care about. It will take a mass "movement of movements" to counter the power of money and corruption that prevents the change we need.

CODE BLACK: Murder, Mass Incarceration, Militarization and Genocide in Progress

Thursday, September 11, 2014

In these lawless and insufferable times we often find those charged with upholding the Constitution mouthing platitudes about the wisdom of the Founding Fathers, their brilliance in establishing checks and balances to ward off tyranny and their commitment to equal justice under the law. Yet while these same Constitution-quoters are bathed in pomp and applause at a podium, others in their charge or under their influence suffer force-feeding, "humanitarian bombings" and incursions—in short, abuses that the Founders would rightly have thrown off. And then some.

Islamic State and the American Way of War: The New Enemy Creation Process

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

What better gift for the War On Terror-Industrial-Complex (WOTIC) than the rapid rise and initial success of the Islamic State, formerly known as ISIS?

Groups like ISIS, as Patrick Cockburn and Tom Engelhardt, have made clear, don't just appear out of thin air. They're built, constructed out of wrong-headed Western (especially U.S.) foreign policies.