Preparing For War With Russia by Bruce Gagnon

by Bruce Gagnon
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Organizing Notes
March 2, 2014

I’ve been writing for many years about US-NATO efforts to militarily surround Russia.  The oil-i-garchy wants to get ahold of the natural gas (the world’s largest supply) that sits on Russian territory.  It also wants full control of the Arctic region now that climate change will make it possible to drill for oil there.  Russia has a huge northern coastal border with the Arctic and thus stands in the way of western oil control.

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Circus of Deceit–The Big Boys of The Fortune 500 by Wayne Burn

by Wayne Burn
Guest Writer, Dandelion Salad
Enemy of Empire, 8 December 2011
February 17, 2014

An Evening with the Fortune 500, May 7, 2012

Image by Mark Peterson/Fortune Live Media via Flickr

“Fascism should more appropriately be called Corporatism
because it is a merger of state and corporate power.” — Benito Mussolini

In the 1978 TV series “Connections”, science historian James Burke offered an alternative view of change. Continue reading

#TPP Fast Track Targets Local Foods Efforts by Karen Hansen-Kuhn + Take Action!

Dandelion Salad

by Karen Hansen-Kuhn
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
January 28, 2014

New York Day of Action

Image by stopfasttrack via Flickr

Congress is quietly considering legislation that would speed the passage of two mega trade agreements, and seeks to specifically eliminate government programs that favor “localization.” The bill would give the Obama Administration what is known as “fast track” authority—meaning Congress would surrender its constitutional authority to shape trade agreements negotiated by the president and instead can only vote up or down on the deal.

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Rick Rozoff: Ukraine: The Authorities vs Gangsters

by Rick Rozoff
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Stop NATO
January 27, 2014

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John Robles
Voice of Russia
January 27, 2014

The situation in Ukraine is a fluid one and changing by the hour. Although it had appeared that there was a resolution to the protests that had broken out after the government of Ukraine had made the sovereign decision of sticking with Russia and saying no to closer European Union integration, excessive violence from the western backed opposition has spread like a wave throughout the country. Continue reading

Rick Rozoff on the Violent Protest in Ukraine + Who’s To Blame? + Radicals in Riots? + Temporary Truce

Kiew, Januar 2014_22

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with Rick Rozoff
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Stop NATO
January 23, 2014

RTQuestionMore on Jan 23, 2014

Mr. Rozoff is an International affairs commentator and manager of Stop NATO.

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#TPP: Fast Tracking a Corporate Agenda by Karen Hansen-Kuhn + Action Alerts

Dandelion Salad

by Karen Hansen-Kuhn
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
January 10, 2014

The People Are Watching the TPP

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The U.S. trade debate shifted into high gear yesterday with the introduction of Congressional bills to fast track trade deals. If approved, this would give the administration the authority to negotiate trade deals behind closed doors and then submit the resulting agreements to Congress for an up or down vote, with very limited debate and no possibility of amendments. Continue reading

Why Americans Must Demolish the Two Party Duopoly! by Thomas Baldwin

Updated/revised version: Why Americans Must Demolish the Political Duopoly and Create a New Progressive Alliance by Thomas Baldwin

by Thomas Baldwin
Guest Writer, Dandelion Salad
proactvoice
Biloxi, MS
Dec. 15, 2013

Graffiti "4 More Years of Fascism"

Image by Dandelion Salad via Flickr

A Call to Action!

“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”– Albert Einstein

Duopoly: “preponderant influence or control by two political powers.”

Demolish: “to destroy by breaking apart; to put an end to.”

Corporate fascism (or Corporatism): “the complete merger of corporate and state entities to create a political entity.”

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Kevin Zeese: US Pushing for the Most Extreme Pro-Transnational Corporate Power Positions (#TPP)

Stop TPP -  Total Peasant Pacification

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Dandelion Salad

TheRealNews on Dec 14, 2013

Kevin Zeese: U.S. Trade Representative wants to keep the public in the dark because TPP will threaten food safety and raise drug prices, and many Asian countries involved in negotiations are also turned off by the deal. Continue reading

The Man From the North: The Government Ain’t Your Daddy by Rivera Sun

The Essays of The Man From the North by Rivera Sun
Writer, Dandelion Salad
November 10, 2013

Rise Up

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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. This article is one of a series written by The Man From the North, which are not included in the novel, but can be read here.

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Charging Utility Customers Before the New Plant is Built

This isn’t capitalism, it’s fascism. And this is happening all over the United States. Has it happened in your state? ~ Lo

Sent to Dandelion Salad by Thomas Baldwin
Writer, Dandelion Salad
proactvoice.wordpress.com
October 11, 2013

Thomas A. Fanning, CEO and President, Southern Company

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Republished with permission from Wyatt Emmerich

Price per kilowatt of Kemper plant stretches credulity

by Wyatt Emmerich
Northside Sun
October 3, 2013

The Kemper power plant is 20 times more expensive per kilowatt than five natural gas plants recently acquired by Entergy and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA).

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Despite All Our Rage, We Are Still Just Debt Slaves In A Mental Cage by David DeGraw #OWS

Dandelion Salad

by David DeGraw
EvolveSociety
September 17, 2013

Occupy Wall Street

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It’s been two years since years of hard work, dedication and frustration finally erupted into mass protests that swept across the globe on an unprecedented scale, and briefly awakened the propagandized masses. Our unjust economic system and the corrupt forces on Wall Street and in Washington were exposed in grand fashion. For once, the people became too powerful to ignore. We finally crashed through the corporate gates of the colossus mainstream media. We penetrated the very leviathan that had divided, isolated and enslaved us. Continue reading

It Has Happened Here – What Now? by Luke Hiken

by Luke Hiken
Guest Writer, Dandelion Salad
August 28, 2013

"Stop Bitching - Start a Revolution"

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In 1935, Sinclair Lewis wrote a satirical novel entitled It Can’t Happen Here. In the book, a democratically elected President transforms the country into a totalitarian, ruthless regime, relying upon patriotic rhetoric and fear to dominate and control a docile populace.

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TPP agreement cuts banks loose, undermines Buy America, hurts food and environmental safety, but still on the fast-track by Obama

TPP Leesburg Rally

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Dandelion Salad

TheRealNews on Jul 20, 2013

Lori Wallach: TPP agreement cuts banks loose, undermines Buy America, hurts food safety and environmental safety, but it’s still being put on the fast-track by Obama.

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Obama’s Push to Create a Fascist Nation by Thomas Baldwin

TIME TO PULL THE PLUG ON KING OBAMA

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by Thomas Baldwin
Guest Writer, Dandelion Salad
proactvoice.wordpress.com
July 5, 2013

“In a time of universal deceit – telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” – George Orwell

“A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.”— Martin Luther King, Jr.

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