Chomsky: Anarchism, Libertarianism, Socialism And Propaganda

By Michael S. Wilson, -

Anarchism "assumes that the burden of proof for anyone in a position of power and authority lies on them," explains Chomsky. The following is the adapted text of an interview that first appeared [...]

Majority Of Americans Agree In Poll That Deep State Exists — Here Is The Cited Evidence

By Aaron Kesel, -

A majority of Americans believe an unelected faction or cabal of officials is orchestrating policy in Washington, D.C., according to a new poll, Politico reported. The survey of 803 adults was [...]

How To Build A Progressive Movement In A Polarized Country

By George Lakey, -

Whether it’s assault rifles, racial justice, immigration or fossil fuels, the country is rocked by conflicting narratives and rising passions. In a recent national poll, 70 percent of Americans [...]

National Consensus For Progressive Transformational Change Grows

By Jim Naureckas, -

The Pew Research Center (3/1/18) recently released a survey on political attitudes by generation. “America is politically sorted by generations in a way it never has before,” was the takeaway [...]

Brainwashed Nation

By Barton Kunstler, -

The United States is immersed in a political St. Vitus’s dance typical of empires in convulsion. The confident colossus that watched its arch-rival disintegrate from 1989-1991 now has its highest [...]

Meet Dariel Garner, The ‘Billionaire Buddha’

By Chuck Collins, -

At one time, Dariel Garner was worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Over his life, he started and owned over 40 businesses on four continents with thousands of employees. His enterprises [...]

Reclaiming The Radical Critique Of Education

By Eva-Maria Swidler, -

The left has a long history of critiquing not just the content of schooling, but the very concepts and institutions foundational to formal education. Sometimes incompatible but sometimes [...]

Thinking Freedom: Achieving The Impossible Collectively

By Michael Neocosmos, -

I don’t think we should make power the starting point for thinking emancipation, particularly a binary notion of power. Whether you are talking about power or counter-power, you are starting from [...]

You Don’t Need A Telescope To Find A ‘Shithole Country’

By Chris Hedges, -

I covered the war in El Salvador for five years. It was a peasant uprising by the dispossessed against the 14 ruling families and the handful of American corporations that ran El Salvador as if [...]

Corpses Of Souls

By Chris Hedges, -

Walker Percy in his 1971 dystopian novel “Love in the Ruins” paints a picture of a morally degenerate America consumed by hedonism, wallowing in ignorance, led by kleptocrats and fools, [...]

New Gilded Age: First Time Arrogance, Second Time Vengeance

By David Rosen, -

In his 1852 essay, “The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte,” Marx recalls a saying from Hegel, “that all great world-historic facts and personages appear, so to speak, twice.”  Marx adds, “He [...]

Will USian PseudoLeft Evolve True Revolutionary Consciousness?

By Loren Bliss, -

Exemplifying how Capitalism's momentum invariably thrusts it toward fascism, Mainstream Media was headed in that direction even under the independent ownership that characterized most USian [...]

Understanding Coates-West Conflict Clarifies Many Issues

By Robin D. G. Kelley, -

When the emails started coming in, I ignored them. By day’s end, my voicemail and email inboxes were filling up with links to the Guardian, followed by links to Facebook pages and blogposts [...]

The Counter-Revolution

By Adrian Kuzminski, -

The polarization of our country isn’t between left and right, liberal and conservative, Democrat and Republican. It’s between richer and poorer, elitists and proletarians, over-educated and [...]

Utilizing Indigenous Thought To Cope In The Age Of Trump

By Four Arrows, -

By Four Arrows for Truthout - November 9, 2016, was a typical North Dakota wintry day and the cold wind bit into me. Unlike the group of fellow Veterans for Peace I was with, who had come from [...]

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