What is capitalism? – clip from “Revolution: Why It’s Necessary, Why It’s Possible, What It’s All About, a film of a talk by Bob Avakian” given in 2003 in the United States. Bob Avakian is the Chairman of the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA. This talk, followed by questions and answers, is a wide-ranging revolutionary journey, covering many topics. It breaks down the very nature of the society we live in and how humanity has come to a time where a radically different society is possible. It is full of heart and soul, humor and seriousness; it will challenge you and set your heart and mind to flight. Watch the entire film online at http://www.revolutiontalk.net
Anyone care to peer behind the the curtain, and see what our “wizards” might be planning for us?
Well, perhaps we either pull back the luxurious velvet folds and look underground while there may still be time to mitigate America’s accelerating, conjured collapse…or we get herded off to oblivion because we don’t have reservations, underground. Have we believed too many lies? Do we lack the courage to be free?
The Politics of Genocide
Edward S. Herman and David Peterson
Monthly Review Press, 2010
In 1895 novelist Anatole France – who in the same decade took up cudgels in defense of persecuted Armenians in the Ottoman Empire while also entering the lists on behalf of Alfred Dreyfus – wrote an essay in which he maintained that words are like coins. When freshly minted the images and inscriptions on them are clear. But by dint of constant circulation they become effaced until the outlines are blurred and the words unintelligible.
(SOAPBOX #71) – This week our webmaster is sick, so I’m forced to do this by myself! He did manage to get the new show up and ready for you, so that much is already taken care of. As we enter September, I recall back in 2001 on the morning of September 11, when I awoke from what I feel was a precognitive dream to find that two passenger jets had flown into the World Trade Towers and two were out of communication with air traffic control. My life, your life, and indeed, everyone on this planet’s life has not been the same since that terrible day. Some people’s lives prospered under the “new paradigm” of global and almost total police state control and with two military invasions and occupations by the U.S. on two countries that did not attack us on 9/11/01. Continue reading →
by Michel Chossudovsky
Global Research, August 30, 2010
We have reached a decisive transition in the evolution of US military doctrine. The “Global War on Terrorism” (GWOT) directed against Al Qaeda launched in the wake of 9/11 is evolving towards a full-fledged “war of religion”, a “holy crusade” directed against the Muslim World.
US military dogma and war propaganda under the Bush administration were predicated on combating Islamic fundamentalism rather than targeting Muslims. “This is not a war between the West and Islam, but .. a war against terrorism.” So-called “Good Muslims” are to be distinguished from “Bad Muslims”: