Washington’s Cloned Female Warmongers by Finian Cunningham

by Finian Cunningham
Writer, Dandelion Salad
East Africa
Crossposted from PressTV
February 9, 2014

What is it about America’s women diplomats? They seem so hard and cloned – bereft of any humanity or intelligence. Presumably, these women are supposed to represent social advance for the female gender. But, far from displaying female independence, they are just a pathetic copy of the worst traits in American male politicians – aggressive, arrogant and completely arrant in their views.

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Rick Rozoff: Nuland Instructed U.S. Envoy On Ukrainian Government Makeup

by Rick Rozoff
Writer, Dandelion Salad
February 9, 2014

John Robles
Voice of Russia
February 9, 2014

Last December Victoria Nuland returned to the US after handing out cookies and doughnuts to what can only be described as insurgents in Kiev’s Maidan Square and then returned to give a briefing in Washington to the US-Ukraine Foundation, during which she stated that the US has already “invested” $5 billion dollars in order to bring US “democracy” to Ukraine. Continue reading

Even the Capitalists Worry that the System May Crash + The Planet’s Parasites + Poverty Punished

Income Inequality

Image by mSeattle via Flickr

Dandelion Salad

February 8, 2014

An editorial in our last issue [see below] ­explained how a simple statistic arrived at in an Oxfam study on wealth illuminates the immense problem facing ­humanity. The combined wealth of the world’s richest 85 individuals now equals that of the poorest half of the human race — 3.5 billion people.

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The Man From the North: Dandelions in Disguise by Rivera Sun

The Essays of The Man From the North by Rivera Sun
Writer, Dandelion Salad
February 9, 2014

Fruit of the Spirit: Kindness Mosaic by Nutmeg Designs and Suzanne Halstead

Image by Nutmeg Designs via Flickr

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