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“Imperialism has been the most powerful force in world history over the last four or five centuries, carving up whole continents while oppressing indigenous peoples and obliterating entire civilizations.
The Bolshevik Revolution eventually blessed the West with at least one hundred million deaths. Neoconservativism recently blessed the West with millions of dead bodies in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Libya. The movement sent a six-trillion dollar bill to the average American. And this is not the end of the story, as neoconservative hawks are making their way to attacking Iran
- Barbary Coast pirates captured and sold more European slaves (1500 - 1800) than were African slaves going West
This article was written for mature and thoughtful people who want to understand today in light of yesterday.
Do you get on your knees every month and pray that God stop the utility company from cutting off your lights? No you don't - you don't have to, because God answered your prayers in advance by blessing you with the common sense to go pay the light bill. The very same principle applies to have the common sense to vote. If we don't take the time to vote to protect our rights, the lights of this free society is going to be shut off just as surely as the utility company will shut off the lights in your home if you don't pay your light bill.
IS AMERICA'S RACKETEERING "ELITE" A TERRORIST ORGANIZATION? By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor There is a group of Americans, a combination of coward, gangster, politician, buffoonish...
Now, I don't have anything against religious people, per se - I was raised by Christians, and they were wonderful and loving people. In fact, I'm very spiritual myself. But if you show me a man who believes that Moses parted the Red Sea, I'll show you a man whose logical assessment of reality cannot be relied upon.
"We went to war on account of the thing we quarreled with the North about. I never heard of any other cause of quarrel than slavery. Men fight from sentiment. After the fight is over they invent some fanciful theory on which they imagine that they fought." -- Confederate Col. John Mosby
By Eugene Robinson It was bad enough when Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell proclaimed "Confederate History Month" without mentioning slavery, but at least he came to...
There are no constraints left to halt America’s slide into a totalitarian capitalism. Electoral politics are a sham. The media have been debased and defanged by corporate owners. The working class has been impoverished and is now being plunged into profound despair. The legal system has been corrupted to serve corporate interests. Popular institutions, from labor unions to political parties, have been destroyed or emasculated by corporate power.