Capitalism Is The Crisis with Chris Hedges, Derrick Jensen (2011; must-see)

with Chris Hedges
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August 10, 2011

ha ha capitalism, you suck

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Farewell Content: Class Wars and Ass Wars By Gary Corseri

By Gary Corseri
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Dandelion Salad
August 12, 2011

“Farewell the tranquil mind! Farewell content!
Farewell the plumed troops and the big wars
That make ambition virtue!” — William Shakespeare (Othello)

“It would be supererogatory for me to list those areas in which thoughtful Americans feel that collapse is coming.” — Anthony Burgess, “Is America Falling Apart?” (1971)

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Our Red, White and Blue Dictatorship by Ed Dunphy

by Ed Dunphy
Guest Writer
Dandelion Salad
August 12, 2011


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In contemporary usage, dictatorship refers to an autocratic form of absolute rule by leadership unrestricted by law, constitutions, or other social and political factors within the state.

This writer takes no satisfaction for this application. However if we take an honest look at the actions of our President and both houses of congress, it is shamefully so. Continue reading

Finian Cunningham: Kidnapping, Torture and Repression, interviewed by Tim Gatto + Bahrain: Shouting in the dark

Protest at Pearl Roundabout

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with Timothy V. Gatto and Finian Cunningham
Featured Writers
Dandelion Salad
11 August, 2011

Blog Talk Radio

Bahrain and America are the focus of Cunningham’s interview with the Progressive Left’s host Tim Gatto.

(starts about 8:50 in)

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Whistle While You Work with Michael Parenti and Greg Boozel (2007; must-see)

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with Michael Parenti
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Dandelion Salad
August 13, 2011

 on Aug 12, 2011

SIUC undergrad thesis film. The state of the American working class and economy as it stood in 2006/2007. Featuring Michael Parenti & Greg Boozel.

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No New Taxes For Prisons by Glenn Langohr

by Glenn Langohr
Guest Writer
Dandelion Salad
August 12, 2011

why we had high hopes

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As the state seeks to cut crowding, voters favor sentencing modifications for three strike penalties and other non-violent drug crimes. The economy plays a major role along with the awareness of a futile drug war and tough sentencing laws that didn’t work out as expected. Tough on crime political stances and tough sentencing laws that started in the 1980’s during the crack cocaine epidemic, and the three strikes law in 1994 has targeted non-violent criminals for drug habits and crimes relating to petty theft and residential burglaries. Continue reading

The Frank Factor and The Punk Patriot: The Whole F**king Thing’s Coming Down

Updated: Oct. 16, 2011 added another video

Capitalism Kills, Kill Capitalism

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