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Kevin Zeese is co-chair of Come Home America, www.ComeHomeAmerica.US which seeks to end U.S. militarism and empire. He is also co-director of Its Our Economy, www.ItsOurEconomy.US which seeks to democratize the economy and give people greater control over their economic lives and more influence over the direction of the economy.
Sunday, November 1, 2015(48 comments)
To Understand the Presidential Primaries, Recognize the Impact of Movements
The independent nature of U.S. voters is not reflected in elections, which makes it very difficult for alternatives to the duopoly to participate. At the same time, elections are funded by a shrinking group of the extremely wealthy. The U.S. is now widely recognized as an oligarchy, where big business and moneyed interests rule, and where democracy is a mirage.
Sunday, October 25, 2015(2 comments)
Spread The Word: TPP Is Toxic Political Poison That Politicians Should Avoid
Since the TPP is "Toxic Political Poison," an election year is not when they wanted to consider it. The corporate traders were required to compromise to pass fast track. One key compromise was making the text of the agreement public for 60 days before Congress considers it. This is a tremendous opportunity to educate and mobilize people.
Sunday, October 11, 2015(5 comments)
The 'US Way of War' from Columbus to Kunduz
The confluence of Columbus Day Weekend and the Kunduz hospital bombing has us thinking about the deep levels of cultural violence in the United States and what can be done to change it. How does the US move from a country dominated by war culture to one dominated by a humanitarian culture?
Monday, September 28, 2015(16 comments)
The Revolution Of Values
The visit of Pope Francis to the United States, speaking to both the US Congress and the UN General Assembly, placed the moral foundation of policy front and center in the public dialogue. It is important for the social movement to be based on values that show our moral and ethical character to put forward a positive vision for the future that will have widespread support.
Saturday, June 13, 2015(9 comments)
Not Over Yet, Some Tough Votes Ahead On Fast Track
it is not over. Speaker Boehner called for reconsideration of TAA and a re-vote is supposed to happen within two legislative days so there may be another vote as early as Monday afternoon. We need to hold the line on TAA to prevent any form of TAA from passing the House and prepare for a vote in the Senate if a new form of TAA passes or if the TPA bill passed in the House goes back to the Senate without TAA.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015(2 comments)
Time To Stand Up To The NYPD
Stop the NYPD Coup and Create the Police-Community Relationship We Want to See
Do the police serve the city or are they a law unto themselves? This is an issue of concern throughout the country but it has come into crisp focus in New York.
Saturday, January 3, 2015(1 comments)
The Movement Can Begin the Year With a Major Victory Over Corporate Power
We have an immediate challenge in 2015 that threatens our progress. Obama and Congress are pushing to finalize the Trans-Pacific Partnership. If we don't stop it, our struggles will be set back and social, economic and environmental justice will be more difficult to achieve. But we can defeat the corporate powers that exploit our communities if we unite and work together and doing so will strengthen us greatly.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014(6 comments)
The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) "Dismantles Democracy": Stop The Secrecy, Release The Texts
The movement of movements bringing together people concerned about the environment, labor, food and water, Internet freedom, energy policy, banking regulation and so many other issues has been able to stop the rigged corporate trade agreement being pushed by the Obama administration. A critical test will come in the coming months when the new Congress is put in place.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014(11 comments)
Dramatic Correlation Shown Between GMOs And 22 Diseases
As Use Of GMO's Crops Glyphosate Rise So Do Critical Diseases
New research inks GMOs to 22 diseases with very high correlation. Article includes numerous graphs showing correlations.
Thursday, November 13, 2014(32 comments)
Message To Democratic Party: It's Time To Face Reality
After getting clobbered on Nov. 4, the Democratic Party needs to ask itself some tough questions and come up with honest answers. If it doesn't, it's going to continue to lose elections because it lacks credibility with its own voter base.
Sunday, October 5, 2014(17 comments)
Hong Kong Protests: Now The Hard Part, Kick Out The US, Build National Consensus
Now that the US has been exposed, it needs to be removed. US goals are very different than the people in Hong Kong. The US is in the process of encircling China militarily and economically. It sees China as a competitor, a nation that can undermine the US as the single world superpower. Conflict between Hong Kong and Beijing would serve US interests but undermine the Hong Kong economy which is tied to China.
Sunday, August 3, 2014(8 comments)
Demand That Clapper and Brennan Be Fired
Unacceptable Culture Of Lying in US Intelligence Leadership Gets Obama's "Full Support"
Heads of Both the CIA and NSA Have Been Caught Lying To Congress and the American People, They Are Not Prosecuted for Perjury and They Keep Their Jobs
Saturday, July 26, 2014(2 comments)
The Empire Economy Does Not Serve The Economy Or People; As US Empire fades, we must choose our path forward
World history is filled with empires, e.g. the Roman and Byzantine empires, the European colonial empires, various ancient Iranian empires, the Arab Caliphate and Ottoman Empire, the Soviet Union to name a few. These historic empires have one thing in common: they no longer exist. As the lifecycle of empire wanes, rather than being a benefit to the home country, sustaining empire becomes more expensive than it is worth.
Thursday, July 24, 2014(6 comments)
Outrage! FCC Official Says a million people commenting will not make much difference
Join us in Urging Regional FCC Hearings throughout the Country on an Open Internet With No Discrimination
More than a million people have spoken out in favor of real Net Neutrality. More than 3.4 million took some kind of actionbefore the rulemaking began urging Net Neutrality. This has been the biggest public response the FCC has ever gotten on a policy matter " but is the FCC listening?
Sunday, July 20, 2014(2 comments)
US Empire Reaches Breaking Point - Time To End It
The people of the United States must work to end the interventionist violence of the U.S. Empire.
This is Part I of a two part series on American Empire. Part II will focus on the Empire Economy and his it is failing to work for most Americans as well as most people of the world.
Tuesday, July 8, 2014(3 comments)
Snowden Should Refuse to Play "Alice in Wonderland"
Edward Snowden submitting to prosecution in the United States, would be like Alice going into the courtroom in Wonderland.
Alice stood before the King and Queen of Hearts who served as the judges.
Thursday, June 12, 2014(1 comments)
Defending Our 'Right To Know' With Courage
Yesterday in Berlin, a new international organization was announced whose purpose is to (1) defend whistleblowers when they are facing prosecution; and (2)
Friday, January 17, 2014(2 comments)
TPP Toxicity Grows, We Can Stop It
The White House is calling Janaury “TPA (Trade Promotion Authority) Month” and has made it their task to pass Fast Track. President Obama needs Fast Track to pass the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). When Congress returned this month, a bill was quickly introduced after delays of more than a year. The lies begin with title of the bill: “The Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities Act of 2014.” Bi-partisan?
Sunday, November 17, 2013(6 comments)
The Obama Apology That Is Needed
I apologize for the results of my efforts in reforming US healthcare. It is now evident from the roll-out and the technical problems that have been exposed that we have created a complex system in which these types of problems will exist, not just at the beginning in the setting up of a website to sell health insurance, but as the law takes full effect.
Saturday, September 7, 2013(1 comments)
Obama should seek legal prosecution, not illegal war
An attack by the United States on Syria would almost certainly result in civilian casualties with great potential of a wider war and unpredictable consequences. Aerial bombardment is a diffuse tool not targeted on stopping the alleged use of chemical weapons, but a blunt act of war that will cause widespread harm.
Wednesday, January 2, 2013(2 comments)
Fiscal Cliff Over, Now the Attack on the People Begins
Budget debates are how government sets its priorities and the fiscal cliff package shows where government's priorities are: low taxes on the wealthy and corporations, giveaways to business and take-aways from the American people. People can expect much worse in the months to come unless they get organized and mobilize against austerity in a big way.
Saturday, December 22, 2012(2 comments)
The People Must Lead the Way to Save the Planet
For decades the U.S. has been the leader in producing more carbon emissions per capita than any other country. But it denies historical responsibility and refuses to provide assistance to poor countries struggling with the impact of climate change or take the necessary steps to protect the people and planet, instead it seeks to blame China.
Thursday, April 12, 2012(4 comments)
Cracks in the Pillars of Power
We're beginning to see cracks in the power structure -- Wall Street banksters are criticizing each other and acknowledging their misbehavior has made them untrustworthy to most of the public. Occupy pressure has been one reason why. We need to keep the pressure on and break these cracks open further by a combination of protest and building a new economy.
Sunday, March 25, 2012(5 comments)
Real Health Care Advocates Should Support Repeal of the Insurance Mandate
Real health care reform advocates should oppose the Obama-law insurance mandate. It is unconstitutional and bad policy to force Americans to buy a corporate product, especially flawed health insurance. If the president and Congress dropped to words from the Medicare law "over 65" we would have had health care for all and controlled costs.
Saturday, March 17, 2012 The American Spring: A Time for Occupy To Blossom
Join us for the American Spring in the nation's capital, the National Occupation of Washington, NOWDC.org.Highlights: NOW DC Social Forum, Occufest concert and protest against the DC power structure.
Saturday, February 25, 2012(8 comments)
Infiltration to Disrupt, Divide and Misdirect Is Widespread in Occupy
Occupy has people working from inside to divide, destroy and manipulate it. Infiltration is the norm in political movements and it is occurring throughout the Occupy. The first step is recognizing it. In Part II we will discuss what can be done to minimize the harm.
Saturday, December 10, 2011(5 comments)
Occupy is Not Just About Occupying
As Occupy sites around the country close this should be seen as an opportunity to move to Phase II -- educating, organizing and mobilizing communities across the nation.
Monday, October 31, 2011(37 comments)
A Warning To The Economic And Political Elites: Listen Now
The Occupy Movement is in its early stages and will grow. Plans are being made for next steps. The elites should heed the message: End Corporate Rule, Shift Power to the People. If they fail to do so the demands will become stronger.
Monday, September 5, 2011(2 comments)
Labor Day Reflection: Time for Americans to participate in power
The American people need to look the ecnomy straight in the face and see reality. When they do it is obvious -- the people can do better than the economic and political elites. It is time for the 99% to take power from the 1%.
Monday, August 22, 2011(2 comments)
October2011 Movement Urges Solidarity with Oil Pipeline Tar Sands Protesters
The Stop the Pipeline!-The Tar Sands Action ongoing in Washington, DC deserves the support of all of us. The protest has gotten the attention of the White House as they mistreated protesters arrested on the first day. President Obama would have liked to quietly approve the pipeline but climate activists are making that impossible. The October2011 Movement is urging people to join them.
Wednesday, July 20, 2011(4 comments)
Tim DeChristopher's Battle for Justice Is Our Battle
Tim DeChristopher faces 10 years in prison when sentenced next Tuesday. His crime-he used civil disobedience to stop an illegal sale of oil and gas leases. After he stopped the leasing by falsely bidding on the lands, the Interior Department determined what was known before the sale-it was illegal. Yet, the government wants a harsh sentence to send a message to those who would join him in stopping illegal government action.
Tuesday, July 12, 2011(1 comments)
Has U.S. Foreign Policy Ever Been Such a Mess?
Obama has made a foreign policy mess. He has the U.S. in multiple war-quagmires that are unwinnable and that he cannot escape. It is a symptom of a failing empire that the American people need to put an end to.
Wednesday, July 6, 2011(4 comments)
Is a Broader Peace Movement Here? One That Can Really Stop U.S. Militarism?
For too long Americans who oppose war have been unable to stop or end wars. A new way forward is showing itself with an alliance between people on the right, left, progressive, conservative, liberal and libertarian who oppose war. Not since before World War II has there been a peace movement that all Americans can fit in. Join now.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011(3 comments)
U.S. Military, State Department and White House Trapped in Bradley Manning Quagmire
The Obama administration is station finally did the right thing and is moving Manning from the abusive Quantico Marine Corps. Brig, but that is just the beginning of their problems with the prosecution of Bradley Manning. This is a trial that could rock U.S. foreign policy and undermine U.S. credibility around the world.