The Man From The North: Blowing Up The Armory by Rivera Sun

The Essays of The Man From the North by Rivera Sun
Writer, Dandelion Salad
January 26, 2014

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The Man From the North is a fictional writer in Rivera Sun’s novel, The Dandelion Insurrection. The novel takes place in the near future, in “a time that looms around the corner of today”, when a rising police state controlled by the corporate-political elite have plunged the nation into the grip of a hidden dictatorship. In spite of severe surveillance and repression, the Man From the North’s banned articles circulate through the American populace, reporting on resistance and fomenting nonviolent revolution. Continue reading

U.S. “Dismantling” Rhetoric Ignores Iran’s Nuclear Proposals by Gareth Porter

by Gareth Porter
Writer, Dandelion Salad
crossposted at ISP
Washington
January 25, 2014

Iran’s pushback against statements by Secretary of State John Kerry and the White House that Tehran must “dismantle” some of its nuclear programme, and the resulting political uproar over it, indicates that tough U.S. rhetoric may be adding new obstacles to the search for a comprehensive nuclear agreement.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in an interview with CNN’s Jim Sciutto Wednesday, “We are not dismantling any centrifuges, we’re not dismantling any equipment, we’re simply not producing, not enriching over five percent.”

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Gar Alperovitz: Capitalism is in Long Term Stagnation and Decay

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Dandelion Salad

TheRealNews·Jan 25, 2014

Mr. Alperovitz tells Paul Jay that if you concentrate wealth at the top, there’s not enough purchasing power to make the rest of the system work. 

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Carry the Banner of Truth by Tangerine Bolen, Spoken by Rivera Sun

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With Rivera Sun
Writer, Dandelion Salad
January 25, 2014

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A tribute to Tangerine Bolen, founder of Revolution Truth. Please donate to her medical fund to help her as she confronts a debilitating illness. Continue reading