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(19 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, March 23, 2009
Five reasons why Americans won't resist Why aren't activists ramping up the pressure and looking beyond tactics that are allowed by those in power?
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, October 4, 2007
The Topic of Cancer The Western medical priesthood stigmatizes alternatives and aggressively defends its Holy Trinity of cancer treatment: surgery, radiation, and of course, chemotherapy.
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(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, January 23, 2011
"We need to stop this culture before it kills the planet": A conversation with Derrick Jensen Even if every single person in the US made every single change suggested in the movie An Inconvenient Truth, carbon emissions would fall by only 21%.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, September 16, 2008
Myth America: A Stand-up Tragedy The state of global affairs has long passed the proverbial tipping point and is more likely flirting with the dreaded point of no return.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, August 29, 2006
Porn and the CIA (Your tax dollars at work) The basic idea was to portray the hated Sukarno in a pornographic film: getting frisky with his supposed Soviet spy mistress.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Downsize or Modify? A Conversation with Noam Chomsky What will happen if activists don't kick things up a few thousands notches and provoke massive changes in the way humans currently live?
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, June 7, 2009
Animal rights, ecofeminism, and rooster rehab Mickey Z. interviews pattrice jones
(23 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, March 25, 2007
Pat Tillman: Beyond the Hype The world doesn't need any more "heroes" like Tillman...
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(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, March 26, 2011
5 Reasons Why Technology Can Never Be Neutral Technology can never be neutral and industrial civilization can never be sustainable.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, December 14, 2010
The United States of War Criminals Roughly one million tax dollars per minute are spent to fund the largest military machine (read: global terrorist operation) the world has ever known.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, February 23, 2009
Radical Love: An interview with Natty Seidenverg It takes a strong heart to love deeply and freely at the same time.
(33 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, October 24, 2008
Chomsky, Zinn, and Obama "You don't stick a knife in a man's back nine inches, and then pull it out six inches, and say you're making progress." - Malcolm X
(35 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, December 1, 2008
Obama exploits liberal denial In 2004, it was Anybody-But-Bush. This year, it was Attack of the Obamatrons.
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, December 9, 2008
Obama Conspiracy They all think alike...
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, March 20, 2007
Pet Food Recall: What's your cat eating? A small number of contaminated cans is not really the issue when it comes to pet food.
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Obama and the denial of genocide This April, President Barack Obama broke campaign promise #511
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, January 2, 2011
Are You Ready for the Revolution? f you agree that fitness--both mental and physical--is a crucial component for any serious subversive, read on...
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, November 23, 2008
Obama preserves our way of life What could possibly go wrong now that Obama is in charge?
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(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, July 5, 2014
In the Struggle for Health Care Justice: Interview with Marianne Hoynes World News Trust -- An independent, non-profit news media project.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, September 28, 2006
G.I. Joe has been Punk'd Okay, son, just sign right here and you'll be spreading democracy before you can say: "depleted uranium."
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Obama and His Dick (Cheney) Here's how well they have us trained...
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, December 4, 2008
Woody Guthrie: A little recession music, please "This machine kills fascists"
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, March 15, 2010
Animal Rights/Vegan Issues: Where's the Left? Where are the "real" progressives on dark green issues pertaining to animal rights, veganism, and the environment?
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, January 6, 2007
Top Ten Reasons Why You Might Vote Democrat in 2008 #6. Voting for Hillary or Obama would prove once and for all that you are truly more liberal and open-minded than your Republican brother-in-law
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(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, July 16, 2013
After Trayvon: 40 Reasons to Hit the Streets Every Day We must ask ourselves: In this global crime spree called "our way of life," will I be an accomplice or will be a monkey-wrencher?
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, October 26, 2005
"Silence is the greatest of all crimes" Mickey Z. talks with a Vermont dissident facing prison for protesting the war
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, January 20, 2011
Beat Your Daisy Cutters Into Daisies Green-spirited seed bombs and mean-spirited Daisy Cutters. Take a wild guess which one is illegal here in the land of the free.
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, October 5, 2008
The Struggle for Single-Payer An interview with Katie Robbins of Healthcare-NOW.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, May 1, 2010
The Tea Party Sideshow We have to challenge right wing hatred and intolerance at every turn, of course, but do so without defending President Obama.
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, November 10, 2008
What would Swayze do? Be nice until it's time to not be nice
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, December 7, 2008
Obama and the 2076 election What a proud moment for the world's greatest nation.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, August 2, 2009
Urban Cavemen (living life out of balance) We each possess a physiology that evolved to negotiate the Stone Age. Unfortunately, we live in the Space Age.
(13 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, January 17, 2009
Planet of Lost Souls "Maybe we're not all individual souls, but maybe we're all part of one big soul."
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, February 6, 2007
Foie gras is a disease not a delicacy Dedicated activists-from coast to coast-are shining a light on an utterly repellent practice
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, November 11, 2009
More Militant Vegans, Less Ethical Butchers Becoming a butcher in the name of animal welfare is like joining the Marines to promote peace.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, June 14, 2010
When will direct action blossom? How much more are we willing to tolerate before we take direct action?
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, July 13, 2009
Poverty draft? The US military is far more dangerous than any street gang or Mafia family
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, March 28, 2008
All You Need is Hate Why are we so afraid to hate those most responsible for our current global nightmare?
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SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, April 7, 2011
Banned in Vermont: An interview advocacy journalist and author Rosemarie Jackowski "unedited, uncensored, unpretentious, unabashed"
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, July 31, 2006
The Long History of American Treachery Middle East Mendacity and the Good (sic) War
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, November 17, 2008
News Flash: Obama hypnotizes Zinn Every indication points to Barack Obama doing the exact opposite of what Zinn writes.
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, November 16, 2008
Some things are bigger than any of us Are this generation's abolitionists ready to step up and create change? Not ask for change, create change.
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, November 19, 2006
"Fast Food Nation" Makes Headlines It's all part of the subtle, daily conditioning we endure.
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, November 5, 2008
Will President Obama feel the pressure? (LOL) The Left drank the Kool Aid again...
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SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, February 2, 2011
"Love in the Time of Dinosaurs": An interview with author Kirsten Alene "I think every time love sneaks into a conversation or a story and changes someone, it's a little triumph for people."
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, September 10, 2008
September 11, 2008 "Don't worry. Things were bad but now, we've gotten everything back to normal."
(16 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, September 15, 2006
Why I hate America I hate America for being a hypocritical white supremacist capitalist patriarchy.
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(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, August 16, 2013
Which Side Are You On? How much more can you tolerate? Silence your cell phones, your TVs, silence the noise in your head... and just listen. Listen carefully. Can you hear it? It's a cry from the future, a mournful plea begging us to capture this moment. Can you hear it? Will you hear it? Or have you gotten so accustomed to losing that you choose instead to cover your ears, bury your head -- finding endless excuses and myriad methods to ignore and/or discredit...
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Why are you so negative? (and other FAQ) What does the term "negative" mean in this context anyway?
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, November 22, 2010
Stone Age Brain, Space Age Culture We each possess a physiology that evolved to negotiate the Stone Age. Inconveniently, we live in the Space Age.
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, May 29, 2006
From Zoot Suits to Border Walls Scapegoating Mexicans is an American Tradition
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, September 26, 2009
F the New York Times and F "Permitted" Marches Wake up...
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, November 13, 2008
A Song for Obama All hail the Pope of Hope...
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, July 5, 2009
Humans are the cancer of the planet If you think that's harsh, just wait till the chemotherapy kicks in.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, March 13, 2008
Can we be anti-war but pro-troops? Somehow, individuals and groups can stand tall against war and military intervention but refuse to shine a light on those who choose (and get paid) to fight. Nowhere else in the realm of activism does such a paradox exist.
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, December 21, 2008
Waves of hope and change There seems to be no shortage of well-dressed humans cavorting, laughing, and spending freely.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, October 5, 2006
Torture: An American Institution "If you don't violate someone's human rights some of the time, you probably aren't doing your job."
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, January 29, 2008
Lab rats, corporate science, and the monsters we've all become "In reality (animal) tests do not provide protection for consumers from unsafe products, but rather they are used to protect corporations from legal liability."
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, September 19, 2009
Revenge Of The Dammed 5 Reasons Why Large Dams Have to Go Now; 5 Ways to Help Make That Happen
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, February 28, 2009
Pawns with Lawns The single most irrigated crop in the United States is lawn.
(9 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, January 14, 2009
Obama Nation upholds US terror The United States of America is a rogue state built on and maintained by terror
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SHARE More Sharing        Monday, August 19, 2013
Occupy the First Amendment What the 1% calls order is threatening all life on the planet and thus requires the 99% to embrace militant noncompliance" pronto.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, July 12, 2013
Preserving the Future is Not a "Lifestyle" | Mickey Z. - World News Trust Everywhere I look, our dominant culture is soaked in the blood of non-humans but almost all my fellow activists are seemingly happy to participate in, support, and even laugh about the carnage.
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, January 26, 2009
Obama, Guantanamo, and US hypocrisy Snapshots from the United States of Incarceration...
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, August 8, 2008
Mother Puncher: An interview with Gina Ranalli People are taught from a very early age not to think for themselves.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Earthlings Unite? In the name of holistic justice and planetary rebellion, I am an earthling.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, January 21, 2009
Dam Nation Attacking a dam is terrorism...except when it isn't.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Taking over post-Arnold California Mickey Z. interviews Richard Oxman
(11 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Obama and the Great Depression The Pope of Hope has never been anything more than a human marketing strategy, a product. This year's iPhone.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, July 9, 2013
School's Out" Forever You don't need a college degree to change the world and preserve the future"
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, August 13, 2013
From Stop & Frisk to Ecocide: Revolution or Reform? Stop & Frisk is not some anomalous flaw in an otherwise fixable system. It's a symptom.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, March 6, 2009
Text is a Verb Ain't progress swell?
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Activism 101 Okay, short attention span crowd: Grab your remote (or mouse) and get ready to click, click, click...
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SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Always do the right thing (because 99 is not 100) Never lose sight of the big picture but always do the right thing.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, August 13, 2009
The world's worst polluter: U.S. military It's time to embrace a much darker shade of green
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, April 18, 2007
Our dead, their dead In America, we have the luxury of mourning our dead for days or even years (see 9/11).
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, April 10, 2008
Hope is for Suckers The verb "hope" is virtually synonymous with "pray," while "hope" the noun is often interchangeable with "faith."
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, February 2, 2008
America's top exports: Grief, sorrow, and loss "When you own a big chunk of the bloody Third World...the babies just come with the scenery."
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, June 19, 2006
"We should always remember who makes the rules" Derrick Jensen sees the big picture
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, September 7, 2009
How to be a successful activist (in 5 simple steps)
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, February 22, 2008
Change We Can Recycle: A Presidential Campaign Quiz The next time someone tells you America has a two-party system, I suggest you demand a recount.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, November 1, 2010
Why aren't you happy? You're not anti-American, are you?
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SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, January 29, 2011
"America Plops and Fizzes": An interview with poet, Andrew Rihn Some guy named Percy Shelley once said poets were the " unacknowledged legislators of the world."
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, March 22, 2007
This is your brain on meat Out of the nearly 40 million U.S. cattle slaughtered annually, only about 1000 are tested for mad cow disease.
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, March 29, 2008
Progressives (and Z Net) for Obama? Barack Obama is part of the problem. Anyone who votes for Barack Obama is part of the problem.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, November 30, 2006
Vietnam, Iraq, and the M Word Perhaps recalling a few details about the Vietnam "mistake" might shine some light on the Iraq "blunder."
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, January 10, 2007
Wish you were here (a small sampling) Kurt Vonnegut sez: "Humans are a mistake. We have destroyed our entire planet."
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, August 10, 2013
We All Have a Job to Do Exactly what job would you suggest for a socially aware and compassionate human?
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, October 8, 2006
Read this before you vote "Just because you have elections doesn't mean you're a democratic country."
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, July 14, 2010
Self Defense for Radicals: Collective Soul + Activist Heart We are on the brink of social, economic, and environmental collapse.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, July 25, 2006
From Iraq to Lebanon: Let sleeping giants lie Historical context be damned, when it comes to waging war, my friends: pretext rules the day.
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SHARE More Sharing        Friday, January 14, 2011
Planet Overkill "Everything in excess is opposed to nature."
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, June 16, 2006
Five Urgent Conversations About America Remember: If you don't bring up these topics, who will?
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, October 6, 2006
NBA says no to leather Here's something the U.S. leather industry would probably prefer you didn't know
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SHARE More Sharing        Friday, August 2, 2013
New York Times: Guilty Of 'Aiding the Enemy' | Mickey Z. - World News Trust If you've ever wondered why someone like Bradley Manning gets far less media coverage than, say, a "royal" birth or a mayoral candidate's penis, well" you can always count on the "newspaper of record" to reveal the method behind the madness.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 27, 2008
American Priorities As Gandhi sez: "Action expresses priorities."
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, August 9, 2009
Humans vs. Birds: Hitchcock in reverse It's Hitchcock in reverse as the planet's most destructive species systematically slaughters everything in its path.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, April 19, 2007
Dream Vacation: Sea, sand, and depleted uranium at Vieques "A cheap holiday in other people's misery."
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, December 10, 2008
If Obama coached the Knicks Barack Obama just might be the Mike D'Antoni of national politics.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, October 29, 2010
When Criminals Vote Whatever side we choose in these fabricated conflicts, human society maintains its steady, relentless path toward mass homicide/suicide.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, October 8, 2008
Attack of the Attackers Sorry if this bursts your comfort bubble...
(24 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, February 15, 2008
"You can never be too radical": Rethinking rebellion before March 19 We don't need more conferences, subcommittees, elections, etc. We need bold steps and drastic measures.
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SHARE More Sharing        Monday, July 22, 2013
Action (and Organizing) is Better Than Hope | Mickey Z. - World News Trust No matter what bullshit you hear from Wall Street-funded, ecocide-perpetrating war criminals, remember this: Action is always better than hope.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, April 6, 2009
A starling taught to speak Humans are the species that can be correctly labeled "invasive" and a "health risk"
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, February 5, 2007
Forgotten February (A brief peek at America's unrestrained brutality)
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, May 31, 2010
Ask not what your eco-system can do for you All we have is right now. How are you making it count?
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, January 26, 2008
For-Profit Health Care: More than one way to scan a CAT "The truth is that doctors may get their nutrition information from the same newspapers and TV programs we do."
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, March 8, 2009
Michael Greenwell interviews Mickey Z. Who Is the Biggest Waste of Oxygen on the Planet?
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, December 5, 2006
Don't let Dick Cheney read your palm No less than Nobel Prize winning physicist Neils Bohr explained: "Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future."
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, February 12, 2007
Barack Obama vs. Huey P. Newton "We recognize that our common enemy is U.S. imperialism"
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, July 24, 2008
One little, two little, three little Eichmanns There are no innocent bystanders in America.
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, December 11, 2007
The Truth about Immigration Scream it from the mountaintops (or at least on your blog): Immigrants are destroying any and all hope of for planetary survival. Illegal aliens are Public Enemy #1. Foreigners are terrorists.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, September 21, 2006
"Those in power are poisoning children" (Mussels not flexed?)
(31 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, May 5, 2008
Ashamed to be American How much more will it take before everyday Americans collectively hang their heads in shame over their (sic) nation's contemptible conduct?
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, June 24, 2006
Fear of a Keith Moon Planet Since yesterday at this hour, 13 million tons of toxic chemicals were released across the globe; two hundred thousand acres of rainforest were destroyed; more than 100 plant or animal species went extinct; and 45,000 human beings died of starvation (most of them, by the way, were children).
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 23, 2006
Godzilla vs. The Condoleezzard Celebrating Halloween in the United States of Anxiety
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, May 8, 2006
The white washing of Muhammad Ali™ The man who shocked a nation by changing his name has sold that name for $50 million in cash.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, October 3, 2006
Revenge of the Jedi Bag Lady Say hello to our latest national nightmare.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, October 25, 2006
Science, medicine, and the gullible Left (Is your spleen superfluous?) The most jaded, suspicious, disbelieving radicals turn timid upon entering the realm of science and medicine.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, July 22, 2006
In Defense of Barry Bonds Here's a little incentive to help you re-think your Bonds Bias.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, April 24, 2007
Ho, ho, ho: The end of racism and sexism If a word offends you or anyone you know, ban it.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, April 16, 2007
My movement is bigger than yours Most folks, it seems, have confused the occasional weekend parade, I mean, protest with a full-blown movement.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, June 30, 2006
Why I support the "War on Terror" Perhaps a big step toward ending the use of terror as a tactic would be to alleviate the feeling of terror triggered across the globe by the home of the brave.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, June 6, 2006
America: The Land of Denial (What we missed while the Yankees played the Red Sox)
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, May 19, 2006
Challenging the auto-dependent lifestyle An interview with Ken Coughlin of Transportation Alternatives
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, February 9, 2009
American Apologies The future will only contain what we put into it now
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, April 26, 2008
Simple Steps Towards Change? Never, ever, ever trust a liberal (on anything).
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, June 4, 2006
Haditha and Rumsfeld's Ratio Rumsfeld sez: "99.9 percent of our forces conduct themselves in an exemplary manner." That's what scares me.
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, August 27, 2006
Winning the war on terror When faced with an enemy that hates your freedoms, you dump the freedoms
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, May 10, 2006
"Philosophical differences" When the FBI arrested several members (sic) of the Earth Liberation Front (ELF) in early 2006, it came as no surprise that much of the corporate media rejoiced.
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, February 11, 2007
War: It's just a pretext away (lessons from Yugoslavia) American history is teeming with convenient provocations that created an opening for military intervention.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, May 26, 2008
My Memorial Day America would never be able to spread its values all over the planet without those men and women who volunteer to make it happen.
(13 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, January 31, 2007
Nader still in the crosshairs If all those Gore voters had pulled the lever for Ralph, we all would've been spared both the Bush administration and the Nader witch-hunt
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Driving Mister Barack The auto industry Mister Barack and his merry band of Democratic comrades so desperately want to bailout and revive is and has been one the primary causes for our planet's environmental and social degradation.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, December 17, 2008
Counting sea gulls It's what passes for nature in these parts.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, January 27, 2007
Adolf loved his liver dumplings Hitler's dietary choices may not be of vast historical importance...but instead they do hold polemical value.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, November 15, 2006
Will the real Dr. King please stand up? "If he were here, he would remind us that the time to do right remains."
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, November 17, 2005
An Occupation Worth Applauding Remembering the American Indian occupation of Alcatraz Island
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, October 11, 2006
Ball of Confusion (That's what the world is today) Uh oh...I feel a metaphor coming on.
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, February 2, 2007
What I heard on the W Train "Passengers are advised that their backpacks and other large containers are subject to random search by the police."
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, May 17, 2008
Hunters and Soldiers: Brothers in Arms We must never forget the deep connection between volunteer soldiers and the American hunting culture.
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, January 29, 2006
Street News and NYC's Homeless
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, November 20, 2007
No Voice Unheard An interview with animal rights activist Diane Leigh
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, November 30, 2007
December 7: More Than Pearl Harbor While Palestinian Muslims are labeled terrorists for having the audacity to revolt against 60 years of Israeli occupation, Indonesian Muslims can get away with murder. Literally.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, October 12, 2007
Ya Gotta Believe? "The human brain is a complex organ with the wonderful power of enabling man to find reasons for continuing to believe whatever it is that he wants to believe." -Voltaire
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, October 31, 2006
The Forgiven: Clint Eastwood's Good War For most Americans, WWII was nothing less than good and bad going toe-to-toe in khaki fatigues.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, July 15, 2006
How to win a fight (part III) Dealing with the gap
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, January 28, 2007
Top Ten Campaign Slogans for Barack Obama
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, January 30, 2009
No Innocent Bystanders Riding Shotgun in the Land of Denial
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 9, 2006
Who killed Michael Moore? (Inspired by the recent assassination of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya)
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, April 2, 2008
Progressives for Pinochet All American progressives should unite for Augusto Pinochet.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, March 27, 2007
Top Ten Ways to Plan Your Next Anti-War Protest
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, September 5, 2006
The evolution will be televised (and maybe podcast, too) Humans, thanks to rapid-fire evolution, are no longer vulnerable to toxins.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, September 26, 2007
"Pick up the gun" (Fishing for evil-doers)
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, January 24, 2007
The State of "The Nation" (eat meat?) The (so-called) alternative press rarely "gets" vegetarianism, animal rights, and related issues.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, October 19, 2006
When "anti-war" doesn't mean anti-war By equating U.S. military intervention solely with the Bush regime, the anti-war crowd is aiding and abetting the subterfuge.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, September 11, 2006
Why Blogs? Buried under an avalanche of the latest consumer trends and other self-destructive illusions, the result is inevitably a creeping alienation and isolation.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, January 22, 2007
The Corporate Media and Hugo Chavez I certainly don't trust the corporate media as an objective source, re: official U.S. enemies.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, September 4, 2007
Mickey Z. to the "Rescue" in 2008? The next time someone tells you America has a two-party system, I suggest you demand a recount.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, December 3, 2006
What we're up against (lessons from Guatemala) Those seeking peace, justice, and solidarity should never underestimate the relentless and brutal power of what they are up against.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, November 2, 2005
Stealing Veteran's Day from the Militarists Can an anti-war activist celebrate Veteran's Day?
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, August 3, 2006
Some context on Cuba and Castro Today's perception of Cuba has little to do with the fabricated heroics of one of the faces carved on Mount Rushmore. Since 1959, it's all about Fidel Castro.
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, December 30, 2005
Which Wolf Will You Feed in 2006? If a disagreement or difference of opinion results in a person or group reflexively being written off, we all lose.
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 30, 2006
No-brainer: Hillary loves Dick (Cheney, that is) Not everyone is keyed up about the deepening Hillary/Dick connection.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, February 24, 2007
Top Ten Reasons Why Activists Shouldn't Be "Too Radical"
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, April 13, 2007
If not now, when? Where's the proverbial tipping point?
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, March 15, 2007
"Let's Roll": The Lessons of United 93 We've become a passive population of easily duped drones.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, May 31, 2006
Haditha was inevitable As things stand now, the long list of American military interventions will grow and the subsequent aberrations (sic) will never cease
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, February 17, 2007
Freedom fries Is freedom just an issue of bigger cages and longer chains?
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, November 9, 2006
Myth of the brave soldier
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, November 23, 2006
Fasten your seat belts for global warming The only players with a vested interest in the status quo are those who profit off our indifference and our conspicuous consumption.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, September 3, 2006
No innocent bystanders in America There are no innocent bystanders when our money and/or rhetoric support the world's most powerful military and the corporate status quo.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, February 14, 2006
Making Friends with Black People An interview with Nick Adams
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, February 4, 2006
Betty Friedan asked: "Is that all?" Betty Friedan (1921-2006)
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, February 10, 2006
"Against vicious injustice" An interview with Tony Christini of Mainstay Press
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, January 8, 2007
The People's Republic of Me Novelist Nick Mamatas declares his independence
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, January 2, 2007
Are you a health nut? Human beings can eat junk food till their arteries scream for mercy without ever running the risk of being called a "disease nut."
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, April 4, 2006
Let us now praise OIL (Our Iraqi Liberators) Yeah, I can see it now: A virtual Iraq theme park smack dab in the middle of Washington, D.C. where patriotic Americans can park their SUVs and honor OIL (Our Iraqi Liberators).
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, January 16, 2006
Target: Iran America never runs out of pretexts to wage war
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, September 23, 2006
Take the Stupid White Man Quiz Looks like I failed. How about you?
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, January 20, 2007
Bill O'Reilly = Super Genius If the recent summit between a mirth master (O'Reilly) and his amusing apprentice (Colbert) proved anything, it was the sheer comedic brilliance of Fox's sardonic culture warrior.
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, May 1, 2006
News Muse 9/11 movies, anti-war protests, and "illegal" humans
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, December 10, 2005
Inside Looking Out Reporting from the Home of the Brave
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, October 17, 2006
Nukes: Iran and North Korea are not the problem What is the only nation to have used nuclear weapons (and have civilians been targeted)?
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, February 21, 2007
None of these will prevent the U.S. from bombing Iran
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, April 10, 2007
Death from Above Many of us don't like the idea of our tax dollars paying for the aerial bombing of civilians but who do you think does the actual bombing? Our (sic) troops.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, July 18, 2006
How to win a fight (part IV) Maintain a beginner's mind
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, January 4, 2006
Haiku You 17 syllables for your critical analysis
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, December 10, 2006
Felonious Monk What's the deal with the Dalai Lama?
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, July 23, 2006
If I had a dollar for every time... What if I was one of the billion earthlings subsisting on one dollar a day?
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, March 20, 2006
Does anyone really need another article? What could I possibly say that hasn't already been well-documented by far better known and widely respected pundits...over and over and over on this site and thousands of others?
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, February 7, 2007
Dumb and Dumbo (One act, two parties)
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, December 31, 2006
Hussein and Ford = Dead Criminals If there is anyone left who questions the depth of the hypocrisy and the blood lust of the American Empire, the events of the last week left little doubt.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, November 8, 2006
All the leaves are brown Because some things are more important than a minor re-shuffling of the ruling class.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, July 20, 2006
Blackouts and Urban Cavemen Where will you be when the lights go out?
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, August 9, 2006
A 9/11 angle ignored by Hollywood As Oliver Stone falls all over himself to appear mainstream, Hollywood continues to ignore geo-political context and questions about the official story.
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, May 14, 2006
Impeachment is just one tiny step Impeachment is too good for him
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, September 20, 2006
10 Reasons Why Cars Suck Automobiles emit one-quarter of U.S. greenhouse gases.
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, November 17, 2006
Sophocles rides the N Train Since we're stuck in the primitive confines of the early twenty-first century, illogic reigns supreme.
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, June 9, 2006
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Corporations You gotta think like a multi-national to earn like a multi-national
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, April 1, 2007
Four Left/Liberal Fantasies
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, August 8, 2006
"I have a right to keep my house safe" Will the law protect earth's defenders as it protects a shotgun toting Floridian with an itchy trigger finger? Are some victims more worthy than others?
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, July 12, 2006
How to win a fight (part II) Protect yourself...it's later than you think
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, August 19, 2006
175 years ago: Nat Turner puts the South on notice "Nothing struck deeper fear into the hearts of southerners, whether they held slaves or not, than the idea of a slave revolt."
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, February 28, 2008
Obama, McCain, March 19...yawn Will we ever disrupt our comfortable lives and dedicate ourselves to stopping-by any means necessary-global warming, US military interventionism, economic exploitation, factory farming, environmental devastation, etc. or will we continue defending "our way of life"?
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, January 15, 2007
Girls for Gender Equity: An interview with Mandy Van Deven "In solidarity, we will level the playing field."
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, March 22, 2008
No occupation without representation (and other electoral musings) The richer get richer, the sick get sicker, the bombs continue to fall, eco-systems decline and vanish, and American Idol is down to its final 10 contestants.
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, December 3, 2005
Politics on your plate Cesar Chavez, Food Not Bombs, and taking responsibility for our actions
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, January 24, 2006
"Big Daddy" One upon a time...in the land of the free (sic)
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, February 9, 2007
Osama bin Laden meets Pat Tillman Perception is reality
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, September 7, 2006
"The art of lap dining": More from the liberal (sic) media The parameters of debate in the land of the free are narrower than Ann Coulter's mind.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, October 16, 2007
Rescue: 2008 Maybe our campaign slogan should be "RESCUE THROUGH REVOLUTION."
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, February 16, 2006
Celluloid Subversives Is George Clooney Our Marlon Brando?
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, November 18, 2006
Saving Condi's Life Would I risk bodily harm to save her?
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, January 30, 2007
Hell, high water, & corporate profit What's the downside of acting as if humans were the sole cause of climate change?
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, November 10, 2006
Mid-Term Election Post Mortem There is one primary difference between the Democrats and Republicans: They tell different lies to get elected.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, February 26, 2006
U.S. Racism and Fear: Nothing New The recent uproar over Dubai Ports World demonstrates not only a woeful lack of understanding on how U.S. ports work; it also exposes anti-Arab racism across the spectrum
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, November 11, 2007
Awareness is overrated When exactly does all this goddamned awareness translate into productive action and tangible change?
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, August 21, 2006
Osama wants your mortgage Hey, if you lived in Cave #12 on the northeast corner of Bora Bora Street, you might also be a little envious when your average infidel plops down 10% to become the alleged owner of a pre-fab in Levittown.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, October 12, 2006
Boiling Point (Eroding Freedom: From John Adams to George W. Bush) Is it me, or is it getting awfully warm in here?
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 16, 2006
My Exclusive Interview with Condoleezza Rice Hey, I tried...
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, December 9, 2006
The U.S. government hates democracy (lessons from Italy) Platitudes about peace, freedom, justice, etc. aside, the land of the free is not even remotely interested in spreading democracy
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, September 8, 2006
Self-Help in the Land of Denial Guru-mania has today reached epidemic proportions. If you don't believe me, check out the "self-help" section in any bookstore.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, August 6, 2006
This woman really wanted people to stare at her chest In 2006 America, we prove our rebel status by wearing a message t-shirt while walking on the goddamned Stairmaster.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, August 31, 2006
The Other 9/11 What would happen if Salvador Allende were elected in 2006?
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, December 7, 2006
Don't expect U.S. to create democracy in Iraq (lessons from Greece) Iraqis hoping for democracy shouldn't hold their breath.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, June 22, 2006
"Popular anger may be something to behold" An interview with Greg Elich, author of "Strange Liberators: Militarism, Mayhem, and the Pursuit of Profit"
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, April 8, 2006
Parenti does Culture From where I sit, Michael Parenti is at the top of his game…still producing fresh concepts and vivid prose, still challenging readers of all stripes.
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, March 16, 2007
Endangered Safari I went on an expedition in a Ford Expedition
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Pigeons, People & Perceptions In all the thousands of years pigeons have dwelled on this planet, did any of them ever feel the need to invent, say, nuclear weapons?
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, September 29, 2006
U.S. boots step on a Caribbean flea (Does this sound familiar?) The invasion was "forced on us by events that have no precedent," leaving the U.S. with "no choice but to act strongly and decisively." (Sound familiar?)
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, January 25, 2007
The United States of Equality If you ask me, all this egalitarianism has arrived not a minute too soon; that whole racism thing was getting awfully annoying. Look what it did to Michael Richards.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, February 28, 2007
America's March Madness It seems the decency bar has been lowered (to say the least).
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, December 17, 2005
Have Yourself a Merry I.F. Stone Day A new December 24 holiday
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, July 9, 2006
How to win a fight (part I) Get there first with the most
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, November 1, 2007
Jesus Rides the #7 Train The followers of any religion are pacified not by having their abject circumstances changed, but by being taught ways to tolerate the intolerable.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, August 11, 2006
Why "they" hate us The only belief of ours that "they" might hate is our propensity to engage in aggression and repression anywhere on the globe.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, November 29, 2006
This Christmas, say no to fir As Thanksgiving is to the turkeys, Christmas is to evergreen.
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, November 26, 2005
Steal This City Looking back at Abbie Hoffman's "Steal This Book."
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, September 26, 2006
Revolution just ain't what it used to be Thomas Jefferson can pronounce: "Every generation needs a new revolution." But that doesn't mean I can.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, November 1, 2006
America the Temporary America is a nation built upon myth...and the greatest myth of all is that the land of the free is gonna last forever.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, January 18, 2007
Newsweek's cover boys Most Americans won't bother reading this or any other article. However, the cover image will be more than enough to provoke knee-jerk reactions about towelheads raising their kids to wage war.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, December 7, 2005
Stillborn a poem of occupation
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, May 25, 2006
Haiku Manifesto For better or verse...
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, November 6, 2006
All you need is love (...and a small, well-trained army) Warning: This article has not been approved by the Department of Homeland Security. Read at your own risk.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, November 6, 2007
The Warrior is the War Even when faced with documented evidence of criminality, Americans will not equate the warrior with the war.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, July 28, 2006
Jesus is in my computer Jesus is not exactly thrilled with landmines, depleted uranium, and daisy cutters.
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, November 12, 2006
Meat the Press "Imagine how our discourse and actions would be different..."
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, January 17, 2007
Was Jesus an evil-doer? Everyone knows George W. Bush loves Jesus. Everyone also knows George W. Bush does not love evil-doers.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, December 12, 2006
An Open Letter to the People of Iraq Many of you must wonder what lies ahead once the benevolent forces of freedom have succeeding in creating an American-style democracy in Iraq.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, January 16, 2007
Wanted: Creative Extremists "The question is not whether we will be extremists, but what kind of extremists we will be. The nation and the world are in dire need of creative extremists." -Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, November 7, 2006
Would Tom Paine end up in an orange jumpsuit today? "These are the times that try men's souls."
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, July 17, 2006
3 Haiku American Foundations
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, October 27, 2006
The Battle in Seattle (Looking Back Seven Years) The goal is to globalize equity not poverty, solidarity not anti-sociality, diversity not conformity, democracy not subordination, and ecological balance not suicidal rapaciousness
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, December 13, 2006
The Trial (and re-trial) of America's Peace Grandma Vermont grandmother facing retrial on charges stemming from her arrest at a March 2003 anti-war rally in Vermont.
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, September 18, 2006
Threats: Real and Imagined Distinguishing the genuine threats from the fabrications is often difficult in a society so dependent on media imagery.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, February 10, 2007
Top Ten Ways Civilization (as we know it) Will Soon Cease to Exist
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, April 11, 2006
Do you believe in GOD (Good Old Days)? "The simple truth is that the 'good old days' were never that good for the vast majority of the people who lived them."
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, November 13, 2006
Rumor Club (Gossip as Direct Action) Ani DiFranco sez: "Every tool is a weapon if you hold it right" (but don't let Alberto Gonzalez hear you say that).
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, July 30, 2006
How to win a fight (part V) The left hook is awfully tough to see coming.
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, November 27, 2006
Conspicuous consumption comes out of the closet We all share the blame for the global costs of our commodity culture.
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, December 11, 2006
Defending our interests (lessons from Panama) Try to visualize a nation whose people are ruled by a despot, a tyrant allied with none other than the U.S. government.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, July 26, 2006
Power (outage) to the People The thick black cables strung from wooden pole to wooden pole smoldered, smoked, and burst into flames as frightened residents looked on.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, August 23, 2006
The numbers just don't add up (and "they" still have the guns) The massive global protests were barely noticed. The shock-and-awe invasion went on as planned. The repulsive occupation continues to this day. Doesn't say a whole lot for "having the numbers," huh?
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, January 9, 2007
Throw away your remote The average post-modern American couch potato watches three hours and 46 minutes of television every day.
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, April 23, 2006
15 Minutes of Radical Fame America meets William Blum and Ward Churchill
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, February 13, 2007
It's only Iraq and Roll (but we seem to like it) This isn't radical chic; it's G.I. Joe for the rich and famous.
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, January 29, 2007
Iran vs. Poland? As far as I know, they haven't faced off since the 1992 World Cup when the Iranians blanked the Poles 2-0.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, August 24, 2006
Three poems Man, I don't need redemption/I just need a reputation
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, March 3, 2007
"Breaking News" is a matter of perspective Where are the headlines about my top story? My mom's illness is big news but not one newspaper, website, or TV show is covering it.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, December 19, 2006
Top Ten Ways to Change the World in 2007
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, July 5, 2006
DON'T support our troops (inform them) Are these people completely oblivious to what military men and women are expected to do?
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, August 2, 2006
Blame it on the Comet In all the millions of years dinosaurs roamed this planet, did any of them feel the need to invent, say, nuclear weapon
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, February 12, 2007
Troop Surge: The Prequel "We went into Iraq with too few troops"
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, October 1, 2006
The High Cost of Dying In a world where a child starves to death every two seconds, just how much can one miserable life be worth?
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, November 3, 2006
Botched or not, the joke's on us Kerry's "botched joke" laid bare the passionate cult of the soldier, America's enduring military fetish.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, December 14, 2005
G.I. Joe Goes to Baghdad Patriotic poetry?

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