Chris Hedges: Occupy And Building Power Now To Confront Autocracy

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

In his recent article, "America's Fate: Oligarchy or Autocracy," Chris Hedges writes that bankrupt liberals have sold out to the oligarchic class to try to prevent an autocracy from rising but [...]

America’s Fate: Oligarchy Or Autocracy

By Chris Hedges, ScheerPost.com. -

The competing systems of power in the United States are divided between oligarchy and autocracy. There are no other alternatives. Neither are pleasant. Each have peculiar and distasteful [...]

Chris Hedges: Don’t Be Fooled By Joe Biden

By Chris Hedges, ScheerPost.com. -

Don’t be fooled by Joe Biden. He knows his infrastructure and education bills have as much chance at becoming law as the $15-dollar minimum wage or the $2,000 stimulus checks he promised us as a [...]

Chris Hedges: Papering Over The Rot

By Chris Hedges, ScheerPost.com. -

The death spiral of the American Empire will not be halted with civility. It will not be halted with the 42 executive orders signed by Joe Biden, however welcome many are, especially since they [...]

Join The Black Peoples March On Trump’s White House

By the Black is Back Coalition, Black Agenda Report. -

The Black is Back Coalition for Social Justice, Peace and Reparations (BiBC) is calling on colonized and unrepresented people of the U.S. to join us November 6-8 for the Black Power Matters march [...]

Chris Hedges’ Takedown Of Biden And Trump

By Popular Resistance. -

There is only one choice in this election. The consolidation of oligarchic power under Donald Trump or the consolidation of oligarchic power under Joe Biden. The oligarchs, with Trump or Biden, [...]

US Left Needs Humility To Understand The Politics Of México

By Bill Gallegos, Portside. -

Nearly all US media articles about the visit characterize it as AMLO abandoning his progressive principles and shamefully kowtowing to Donald Trump, despite the latter’s obvious racism towards [...]

‘How The South Won The Civil War’

By BillMoyers.com. -

If you think about the Civil War as a war between two different ideologies, two different concepts of what America is supposed to be, is it supposed to be a place where a few wealthy men direct [...]

Mexico: Leaked Documents Reveal Right-Wing Plan To Overthrow AMLO

By Ben Norton, The Grayzone. -

Some of the most powerful forces in Mexico are uniting in a campaign to try to topple the country’s first left-wing president in decades, Andrés Manuel López Obrador. And they apparently have [...]

Chris Hedges: The Treason Of The Ruling Class

By Chris Hedges, Scheer Post. -

The ruling elites no longer have legitimacy. They have destroyed our capitalist democracy and replaced it with a mafia state. What the Roman philosopher Cicero called a commonwealth, a res [...]

The US Is Not ‘Losing’ Its Democracy, It’s Already Long Gone

By Richard Enos, Collective Revolution. -

The notion that citizens of the United States don’t actually live in a democracy has been picking up steam for decades, with scars from economic, social and political decay inflicting themselves [...]

Death By Oligarchy

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

Oligarchs are blinded by hubris, wealth and power. Their cloying sense of entitlement sees them outraged by even the most tepid reforms or mildest of criticisms. They lack empathy and compassion, [...]

Just Like The “Money Trust” Before It, Wall Street Is A Threat To Democracy

By Carter Daugherty, Take On Wall Street. -

We don’t speak of the “Money Trust” in the 21st century. But perhaps we should. These two words had a powerful resonance in the early decades of the 20th century as a label for the tiny number [...]

Billionaires Plan Escape From Apocalypse

By Robert Hunziker, Counterpunch -

What’s with capitalism/capitalists? As soon as things turn sour, they turn south with tails between their legs and hightail it out of Dodge. However, they feast on and love steady, easy, orderly [...]

People Living In Democracies Think Government Does Not Represent Them

Staff, Alliance of Democracies -

The largest single global study measuring citizens’ trust in government indicates democracies are facing a severe crisis of faith in the eyes of the public. The Democracy Perception Index 2018 [...]