Dandelion Salad TheRealNews on Feb 5, 2020 Once we understand how Trump and Trumpism came about, as a reaction to capitalism’s global crisis, we can see how the impeachment battle is really a battle for dominance within the US ruling class, says globalization sociologist William I. Robinson.
by Rainer Shea Writer, Dandelion Salad Rainer Shea: Anti-Imperialist Journalist, Feb. 4, 2020 February 5, 2020 After facilitating the atrocities of the Pinochet dictatorship and helping introduce neoliberal policies around the world, Milton Friedman wrote in an essay from 1982 that “Only a crisis–actual or perceived–produces real change. When that crisis occurs, the actions that […]
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 […]
Dandelion Salad Updated: Jan. 9, 2020 by Jake Johnson Common Dreams January 8, 2020 Chris Dickman of the University of Sydney said “without any doubt at all” the animal death toll has exceeded one billion. As Australia’s catastrophic wildfires rage on with no end in sight, University of Sydney ecologist Chris Dickman said the number of animals […]
Dandelion Salad TheRealNews on Dec 30, 2019 2019 presented a complicated and mixed legacy for Latin America. Right-wing governments continued to make electoral in-roads, but popular uprisings against neoliberalism also left their mark on the region, says TRNN’s Greg Wilpert.
by Paul Street Writer, Dandelion Salad The Official Website of Paul Street Originally published November 21, 2018 November 28, 2019 “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 […]
Updated: Nov. 28, 2019 by Jim Kavanagh Writer, Dandelion Salad The Polemicist, Nov. 25, 2019 November 27, 2019 I’ve had the displeasure to watch some hours of the House Intelligence Committee’s impeachment inquiry. It’s an excruciating spectacle, alternately boring, confusing, and infuriating.
Dandelion Salad Last updated: Nov. 13, 2019 with Abby Martin Empire Files on Nov 11, 2019 Abby and Mike discuss their recent tour of Gaza Fights For Freedom during the first half of the show, the last half they discuss the coup in Bolivia and the 2020 presidential elections.
by Howard Zinn Writer, Dandelion Salad Previously published Nov. 13, 2011 November 11, 2019 Let’s go back to the beginning of Veterans Day. It used to be Armistice Day, because at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, World War I came to an end.
Dandelion Salad with John Pilger TheRealNews on Nov 5, 2019 Filmmaker John Pilger attended Julian Assange’s last court hearing and observed not only that Assange is visibly suffering from prison mistreatment, but his defense is not being given a fair chance to make its case against his extradition to the US.
Dandelion Salad TheRealNews on Sep 25, 2019 The policies of Brazil’s right-wing president Jair Bolsonaro are provoking more forest fires and deforestation, not only in the Amazon rainforest. Environmental activists are now trying to counter the trend by engaging in reforestation.
Dandelion Salad TheRealNews on Sep 16, 2019 Retired UAW Leader Frank Hammer talks about why the workers struck, what it means for the union movement, and what this battle means.
Dandelion Salad The Aftermath of 9-11 Lives On 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.
by Rainer Shea Writer, Dandelion Salad Rainer Shea: Anti-Imperialist Journalist, Aug. 27, 2019 August 30, 2019 With this month’s burning of the Amazon as a result of the actions of the fascist Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro, the first world has gotten a glimpse of the horrors that the world’s poor and indigenous people have long […]