Don’t Sleep Through the Revolution: A Graduation Message For A Dark Age May 2, 2016
"The world is disintegrating on every front—politically, environmentally, morally—and for the next generation, the future does not look promising."
The Case For More Immigrants
The merits of immigration greatly outweigh the potential disadvantages.
Seymour Hersh: Hillary Approved Sending Libya’s Sarin to Syrian Rebels
Pulitzer prize winning journalist, Serymour Hersh, said "Our policy has always been against him [Assad]. Period". This has actually been the case not only since the Party that Assad leads, the Ba’ath Party, was the subject of a shelved CIA coup-plot in 1957 to overthrow and replace it; but, actually, the CIA’s first coup had been not just planned but was carried out in 1949 in Syria, overthrowing there a democratically elected leader, in order to enable a pipeline for the Sauds’ oil to become
Mnar Muhawesh: A Force to Be Reckoned With
MintPress News publisher Mnar Muhawesh was inspired by her experiences as a child living in Palestine to speak for truth & a free press.
How Zac Goldsmith Imported Donald Trump’s Politics Into Britain
If Zac Goldsmith’s campaign succeeds, it tells every single British Muslim that there is no role for them anywhere in the British democratic system
Venezuela’s Opposition: Attacking Its Own People
The corporate media would have you believe that Venezuela is a dictatorship on the verge of political and economic collapse. But that is not the case.
Navy Spy Case Puts Assault On Constitutional Safeguards On Full Display
Everything done in absolute secrecy. Has the U.S. now adopted Israeli standards of opacity and unaccountability in such cases?
Leading US Presidential Candidates Normalize Anti-Muslim Sentiment
“There’s always a consistent flow of hate that you receive when you’re a prominent Muslim organization that speaks up on behalf of the Muslim community. Sadly, anti-Islam groups—including some groups run by Muslims—are consistently engaged in a campaign of trying to smear and undermine the work of Muslim activists and organizations. The output of this is an increase in hate messages and calls. At the end of the day, it’s just noise and we push forward.”
White House To Syrians: Don’t Dare Vote For Bashar al Assad!
Over and over again the White House has reiterated its position that the Syrian people are forbidden from choosing Assad as their president after ISIS and al-Qaeda are defeated. The latest example of Washington's anti-democratic "democracy promotion" came today, after Assad signaled his flexibility in forming a transitional government that might include the opposition, independents, and loyalists.
Coke or Pepsi? The Choice Between Pro-War Candidates
“No matter how cynical you become [regarding politics], it’s never enough to keep up.” Lily Tomlin, U.S. comedian and actress. The cola company Pepsi had a decades long marketing tool called “The Pepsi Challenge” wherein consumers would be given two cups, one with Pepsi in it and one with Coca-Cola in it, and asked consumers to give a preference. With a little manipulation (temperature of the soda, etc) Pepsi would always win: Now, PepsiCo wouldn’t do this challenge if