Lauren Booth is speaking at “Stop The Gaza Massacre” Demonstration in London on January 10, 2009. This video clip is also planned to be included into an upcoming Gaza documentary by Joshua Smith. Lauren Booth Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lauren_Booth
“Of course we understand the folly of war,
But it’s a Grand Old Flag
Which we’ve planted into the navels
Of people all over the world in order to
Safeguard their digestion
So they can enjoy the benefits
Of life, liberty, democracy
And regular bowel movements.
On Sat., Dec. 12, 2009, Ralph Nader, a political gadfly par excellence, a distinguished and best selling author and a persistent Third Party presidential candidate, was one of the featured speakers at the emergency End-the-U.S.-Wars rally. See, for background: http://www.enduswars.org/ The spirited event was held in Lafayette Park, opposite the White House. For a short bio on Mr. Nader go to: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ralph_Nader This video contains excerpts from his remarks.
Danish police say they’ve arrested nearly a thousand people during mass protests on the fringes of the climate change summit in Copenhagen. Many of them are said to be members of the Black Blocs group, an organisation which advocates violent direct action and which disrupted the NATO summit in France in April. They’ve threatened unspecified protests next week when world leaders join the summit.
Are you a Democrat? Well, if you are, I have some questions for you. It occurs to me that somewhere in the last decade (maybe longer), the differences between the Republican Party and the Democratic Party have been blurred. I’m going to try to break down why I believe the two political parties find themselves not only similar to each other, but in all actuality, mirror images. Let me begin by bringing up a few points about our touted two-party system.
There are those that seem to believe that the two party system is exactly what our founding fathers envisioned when they crafted our republic. The fact is that many of the founding fathers were opposed to political parties altogether. In fact, the two political parties that are now dominant didn’t exist until the mid nineteenth century. In our history, political parties have come and gone, and the republic continued to thrive. In fact, according to a recent show on the History channel: Continue reading →
On Sat., Dec. 12, 2009, Chris Hedges, journalist/author, was one of the speakers at the emergency “End-the-U.S.-Wars” rally. See, for background: http://www.enduswars.org/ The event was held in Lafayette Park, opposite the White House. For a short bio on Mr. Hedges, go to: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_He… Many of his most recent commentaries can be found here: http://www.truthdig.com/ This video contains excerpts from Mr. Hedges remarks.