On Contact: How Joe Biden Is Not FDR

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to history professor and author Paul Street about the Biden administration and its continuity with the Democratic and Republic administrations’ policies [...]

Gamestop—And the Game That Never Stops!

By Jack Rasmus, ZNet. -

This past week a video game company in trouble, Gamestop, became the center of media attention.  Day traders had driven up the company’s stock price by thousands of percent in just one day. The [...]

How Corporations Bankroll US Police Foundations

By Gin Armstrong and Derek Seidman, Eyes on the Ties. -

As calls to defund the police gain traction, bloated police budgets are coming under scrutiny for siphoning public resources away from black and brown communities. While police budgets are [...]

These ‘Are The Good Times — Compared To What’s Coming Next”

By Chauncey DeVega, Salon. -

Empires fall a little bit at a time and then all at once. Over the last two decades, America has proven itself to be well along on that journey. The coronavirus pandemic has simply pushed our [...]

Curtains Up!

By David Perez, Information Clearinghouse. -

Welcome, everyone to the longest-running play in U.S. history: “Voting for the Lesser Evil.” The play’s strength, as you well know, is its easy-to-memorize script, combined with its [...]

Budget Proposals Highlight Priorities Of Rich And Shameless

By William Rivers Pitt, Truthout. -

The Trump administration’s 2018 budget proposal was a genuine masterpiece of cruelty. “President Trump’s 2018 budget contains the largest dollar cuts to programs for low- and moderate-income [...]

How To Build A Movement For Transformational Change

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

In recent years, people have asked us what they should be doing to build an effective movement that can create transformational change. In response to these questions, Popular Resistance created [...]

Government By Goldman

By Gary Rivlin and Michael Hudson, www.theintercept.com -

By Gary Rivlin and Michael Hudson for The Intercept. Steve Bannon was in the room the day Donald Trump first fell for Gary Cohn. So were Reince Priebus, Jared Kushner, and Trump’s pick for [...]

Populism Defeated: Trump’s Bait And Switch

By Nomi Prins, www.tomdispatch.com -

By Nomi Prins for Tom's Dispatch. Only a month has passed since November 8th, but it’s already clear (not that it wasn’t before) that Trump’s anti-establishment campaign rhetoric was the biggest [...]

Endorse The People’s Agenda

By Staff, www.popularresistance.org -

Right now is the opportune time for people to say no to plutocracy and demand a people's agenda. The rejection of the Democrats and the unexpected election of Donald Trump have caused confusion [...]

Plutocratic Forces Crippled Democracy, And Why It’s Up To Us To Fight Back

By Ralph Nader, www.alternet.org -

By Ralph Nader for Alternet - In the 1920s, near the end of his spectacular career as our country’s most prominent fighter for working people, labor leader, presidential candidate, orator, and [...]

Newsletter: Living In The Illusion Of Democracy

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, http://www.PopularResistance.org -

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. The hubris and manipulation of the two establishment parties is evident in the presidential debates. The two Wall Street funded parties [...]

The Third Capitalist Party

By Travis Richard Sweatte, www.jacobinmag.com -

By Travis Richard Sweatte for Jacobin Magazine. United States - In the aftermath of the Democratic National Convention, Hillary Clinton may have a commanding lead, but it’s clear that she won’t [...]

Waging A Revolt Against Plutocracy

By Chuck Collins, www.inequality.org -

By Chuck Collins for Inequality - Nico House was in the streets last week outside the Democratic National Convention with Revolt Against Plutocracy. He is a self-described “political [...]

Newsletter – US Democracy Crisis: Illegitimate System

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, www,.popularresistance.org -

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers. Two years ago we wrote that the task of the movement is to build national consensus. We have shown in previous articles that national consensus is being [...]

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