US City Replaces Columbus Day With Indigenous Holiday

By Staff, www.telesurtv.net -

By Staff of Tele Sur - Oberlin City Council members met Monday following a public discussion with town residents and voted unanimously to replace the controversial holiday. The small Ohioan city [...]

The End Of The American Empire

By Chas W. Freeman, Jr., www.lobelog.com -

By Chas W. Freeman, Jr. for Lobe Log Foreign Policy - for I’m here to talk about the end of the American empire. But before I do I want to note that one of our most charming characteristics as [...]

US Corporate Empire & Global Resistance Bringing It To Its Knees

By Mnar Muhawesh, www.mintpressnews.com -

By Mnar Muhawesh for Mint Press News - MINNEAPOLIS — Throughout history, some of the world’s most influential empires have also been the most brutal. In turn, their legacy has turned “empire” [...]

The US American Way Of War

By Brian, www.brianwillson.com -

By Brian for S. Brian Willson - October 19, 2015 - In Viet Nam, being terribly ignorant like so many others, I “accidentally” discovered, against my greatest wishes, that the US was [...]

When Peace Activists Met With The U.S. Institute Of Peace

By David Swanson, www.worldbeyondwar.org -

By David Swanson for World Beyond War - I was part of a debate on Tuesday that involved a larger disagreement than any exhibited at the Democratic presidential candidates debate that evening. A [...]

Native American Activists Ramp Up Push To Rebrand Columbus Day

Laila Kearney, www.reuters.com -

By Laila Kearney for Reuters, NEW YORK, Oct 9 (Reuters) - About four miles from the world's largest Christopher Columbus parade in midtown Manhattan on Monday, hundreds of Native Americans and [...]

We Collectively Are Answerable For The Demise Of The United States

By Egberto Willies, www.dailykos.com -

By Egberto Willies for Daily Kos, The President exasperatedly addressed the shooting massacre at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon with a passionate press conference. He made one [...]

Rise Up America, Rise Up!

By Mohammed Mesbahi, www.sharing.org -

The time has come when America must rapidly transform its values through a more inclusive and spiritual vision, based upon a just sharing of the world’s resources. It is up to you, the youth of [...]

Driving American Politics Underground

By Chris Hedges, www.truthdig.com -

Politics, if we take politics to mean the shaping and discussion of issues, concerns and laws that foster the common good, is no longer the business of our traditional political institutions. [...]

America’s Growing Food Inequality Problem

By Roberto A. Ferdman, www.washingtonpost.com -

Income inequality isn't the only gap the U.S. needs to mind these days; the country is amassing a sad and expensive discrepancy between what its poor and rich eat. America's wealthiest people [...]

The Limits Of Corporate Citizenship

By Robert B. Reich, www.robertreich.org -

Dozens of big U.S. corporations are considering leaving the United States in order to reduce their tax bills. But they’ll be leaving the country only on paper. They’ll still do as much [...]

Declaration Of Independence In The 21st Century

By Nomi Prins, www.nationofchange.org -

While much of America marks July 4th with fireworks, barbeques and family gatherings, people should also take a moment to pause and consider the state of the very freedoms, liberties and rights [...]

Americans Consensus: Fix The Corrupt System

By Patrick Caddell, Bob Perkins, and Scott Miller, www.huffingtonpost.com -

July 4, 1776: In the shadow of the hangman's noose the signers of the Declaration of Independence ended their document that would change the world with these words -- "we mutually pledge to each [...]

New Study: Americans Not That Polarized

By Voice Of The People, www.vop.org -

A new study finds remarkably little difference between the views of people who live in red (Republican) districts or states, and those who live in blue (Democratic) districts or states on [...]

Noam Chomsky: America’s Real Foreign Policy

By Tom Dispatch, www.tomdispatch.com -

It goes without saying that the honchos of the national security state weren’t exactly happy with Edward Snowden’s NSA revelations. Still, over the last year, the comments of such figures, [...]

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