The Radicalization of Martin Luther King, Jr. + Dr. Martin Luther King: Where Do We Go From Here?

Dandelion Salad Originally posted on Jan. 20, 2013 “One day we must ask the question, “Why are there forty million poor people in America?” And when you begin to ask that question, you’re raising a question about the economic system, about a broader distribution of wealth. When you ask that question, you begin to question […]

Chris Hedges: Christmas, Charity, Anti-Empire and the Revolutionary Jesus + Transcript

Dandelion Salad Originally published Dec. 24, 2014 with Chris Hedges TheRealNews on Dec 24, 2014 Rev. Chris Hedges and Rev. David Bullock discuss the real meaning of Christmas with Paul Jay.

When America Was “Great”… by Paul Street + Indigenous Peoples’ History is More Complicated Than a Holiday Myth

by Paul Street Writer, Dandelion Salad The Official Website of Paul Street Originally published November 21, 2018 November 25, 2020 “Your prayers and hymns, your sermons and thanksgivings… are… a thin veil to cover up crimes which would disgrace a nation of savages. There is not a nation on the earth guilty of practices more […]

Beyond Voting by Howard Zinn + What Else You Can Do: 198 Methods of Nonviolent Action by David Swanson

by Howard Zinn Writer, Dandelion Salad Originally published Nov. 6, 2018, written in 1976 November 3, 2020 Gossip is the opium of the American public. We lie back, close our eyes and happily inhale the stories about Roosevelt’s and Kennedy’s affairs, Lyndon Johnson’s nude swims with unnamed partners and, now, Nixon’s pathetic “final days” in […]

Marjorie Cohn: The Aftermath of 9-11 Lives On + Ray McGovern and Jason Leopold: 9/11 Not an “Intelligence Failure” + Ralph Nader on 9/11: The Empire’s Overkill + Abby Martin: 9/11 and the Belligerent Empire

Dandelion Salad The Aftermath of 9-11 Lives On Originally posted Sept. 11, 2019 TheRealNews on Sep 11, 2019 Even though a federal judge declared the government’s terrorism watchlist unconstitutional, no real remedies were put in place and the violations of civil liberties and the US wars abroad continue, says Marjorie Cohn.

Israel Is Becoming Terrified of The U.S. Empire’s Decline, by Rainer Shea + Strange Slow Dance Between Israel and The Gulf States, Despite Annexation

by Rainer Shea Writer, Dandelion Salad Rainer Shea: Anti-Imperialist Journalist July 9, 2020 Mao said that “All reactionaries are paper tigers. In appearance, the reactionaries are terrifying, but in reality they are not so powerful.” We’re seeing this now in the case of Israel, whose fascistic president Benjamin Netanyahu has tried to annex the West […]

Alex Vitale: Defunding The Police Is The Future + Anya Parampil and Frank Chapman: What Does Community Control Of Police Look Like?

Dandelion Salad TheRealNews on Jul 8, 2020 Police and police unions have proven incapable of ensuring public safety, argues Alex Vitale, author of The End of Policing.

The Incomplete and Wonderful History of May Day + Chris Smalls: Support May Day Strikers

Dandelion Salad Updated: April 30, 2020 Originally published May 1, 2016 The Laura Flanders Show on Apr 26, 2016 Author and professor Peter Linebaugh discusses his new book, The Incomplete, True, Authentic, and Wonderful History of May Day. Later in the show filmmaker Avi Lewis discusses worker-owned factories in Argentina, and Laura focuses on the […]

Jack Rasmus: The Bailout For Workers Needs To Be As Big As The Bailout For Banks + Richard Wolff: Fate of the Global Economy

Dandelion Salad TheRealNews on Mar 24, 2020 What relief will American workers get after the government poured $2.2 trillion into banks and businesses? Economist Dr. Jack Rasmus explains why the bailout for workers needs to be as big as the bailout for banks.

The 2020 Coronavirus Economic Crash and The Crisis of Capitalism by Rainer Shea + Richard Wolff: This Is Like Nothing Ever Experienced

by Rainer Shea Writer, Dandelion Salad Rainer Shea: Anti-Imperialist Journalist, Mar. 17, 2020 March 18, 2020 The global economic crash that we’ve entered into is going to be more disastrous for capitalism than was the case for the Great Depression. This is because now, the system has no way to stabilize itself amid the widespread […]

The Fed’s Baffling Response to the Coronavirus by Ellen Brown + Richard Wolff: The Inherent Instability Of Capitalism Is Its Tendency To Have Economic Crises Every Few Years

by Ellen Brown Writer, Dandelion Salad The Web of Debt Blog, Mar. 11, 2020 March 13, 2020 When the World Health Organization announced on February 24th that it was time to prepare for a global pandemic, the stock market plummeted. Over the following week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped by more than 3,500 points […]

Solidarity: Five Largely Unknown Truths about Israel, Palestine and the Occupied Territories

Dandelion Salad TheRealNews on Mar 2, 2020 The documentary “Solidarity: Five Largely Unknown Truths about Israel, Palestine and the Occupied Territories” debunks the myths that lie at the center of the injustice in the region. We discuss the film with its director, Bob Peck.

NATO’s Arctic War Exercise Unites Climate Change and WWIII

Dandelion Salad TheRealNews on Feb 24, 2020 NATO will hold war games in Norway’s Arctic Circle in March, where it will be supporting climate change-induced resource extraction and increasing the military tension with Russia.

With Bloomberg Entering Race, U.S. Oligarchy Takes The Stage by Finian Cunningham + Bloomberg’s Stop and Frisk Past Comes Back to Haunt Him

by Finian Cunningham Writer, Dandelion Salad East Africa Crossposted from Strategic Culture Foundation February 21, 2020 The American two-party system has always been an electoral front to conceal the reality of how big money buys U.S. politics. Now with media tycoon Mike Bloomberg entering the presidential race, U.S. “democracy” can be seen for what it […]

Neoliberalism Survives By Destroying Social Cohesion by Rainer Shea + The Neoliberal “New” Deal: The Rich Drink for Free While the Poor Pay More

Updated: Feb. 28, 2020 by Rainer Shea Writer, Dandelion Salad Rainer Shea: Anti-Imperialist Journalist, Feb. 12, 2020 February 19, 2020 When you compare socialist countries like China, Cuba, Vietnam, and the DPRK with neoliberal countries like the United States and Britain, a particular factor stands out in how their developments have differed: the socialist countries […]