Syria, Big Oil, and Big Guns

By Cameron Orr On December 8th, Tulsi Gabbard, a Representative for Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional District, and former Vice Chair of the Democratic National Committee, submitted the Stop Arming Terrorists Act, a bill to “prohibit the federal government from using taxpayer dollars to arm and support groups cooperating with or affiliated with terrorist groups like al-Qaeda…

After the Trump election: Fight! Resist! Organize!

#notmypresident protests broke out across the nation after the election. | Eric Risberg / AP By John Bachtell The road to freedom, peace, equality, and preserving life on Earth is a long one; full of twists and unexpected turns – and reverses. The 2016 election is one of them. There’s no sugarcoating it. The election…

Say no to Gingrich’s call for House Un-American Committee

Newt Gingrich, Trump surrogate, serial philanderer, disgraced former Speaker of the House, according to press reports is being considered for Secretary of State. The public should know that alarmingly Gingrich as recently as last summer called for reestablishing the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). He claims a new HUAC needed to target “radical Islam.” He…

“High bridge to the future”: Robert Edwards’ working words

by: CHRIS BUTTERS Originally posted by PeoplesWorld.org One hundred forty-seven years since Marx’s Communist Manifesto, 26 years after the fall of the Soviet Union, four years after Occupy Wall Street, Robert Edwards publishes a retrospective of his political poems. The title is The Big Job: Political Poems 1979-2003. Part retrospective, part invocation, part manifesto, at…