(11 comments) SHARE Thursday, September 12, 2019 Time to Ban the Profit Motive From the Healthcare System
Healthcare is a never-ending topic in capitalist nations, even those that seem to boast excellent systems with universal access guaranteed to all. Such is the case in Germany, Italy, France, Spain and Britain, for example (the latter being one of the first in the postwar period to inaugurate a really socialized system, the NHS), and also Canada
(4 comments) SHARE Thursday, February 9, 2012 Jefferson, that Commie Rat
The principles of the American Declaration of Independence would be regarded as "terrorist" or "subversive" today by the American establishment.
SHARE Tuesday, February 22, 2011 Next Step for Mid-East Democracy: Leadership
The movement in Egypt and elsewhere lacks wise leadership. It takes time to "grow" a new seasoned revolutionary cadre. They is gaining an education on the run, as the capitalist-induced crisis is sprouting rebellions in almost every continent. Sooner, rather than later, the masses must start debating whether a real revolution can be waged without a vanguard party.
SHARE Tuesday, January 26, 2010 When will the cheering stop?
Obama's brand of demagogy has retarded progress toward a genuine renewal in American politics. The time for fantasies is over. A new movement must now come to the fore, and fresh political strategies must be introduced.
(5 comments) SHARE Wednesday, April 4, 2007 The Real Face of War
War has been romanticized in innumerable books and movies, and made fortunes for those who exploited the subject well. (Clint Eastwood is still at it, among others, with his latest opus, Flags of Our Fathers, while movie and television tycoon Jerry Bruckheimer, of Top Gun fame, has willingly become a one-man propaganda ministry for the Pentagon). But war is ugly...obscenely so.
SHARE Saturday, March 17, 2007 Reflections on the legacy of Gore Vidal
As man for whom the inner workings of the system hold no mystery, Gore Vidal has repeatedly warned the nation about the impending slide toward fascism with a presidential facade-the coup from within. His words and his special plea to pay attention to the neutralization of the corporate media are especially relevant in our age of runaway crony imperialism.
SHARE Tuesday, February 13, 2007 Does capitalism equal human nature?
Does capitalism equal human nature? This is an old conservative propaganda chestnut that deserves to be exposed for the fraud that it is.
(2 comments) SHARE Saturday, February 3, 2007 He who says speciesism says fascism-
Urges the left to take a more active part in the fight against human chauvinism manifested in mind-boggling abuses against all non-human species