The Reason a Militarized Police Force is So Dangerous

(Don't miss photos below).  Not good. Not good at all. With a militarized police force, all a leader with racist tendencies needs to do is to wait for (or prompt) an incident that justifies martial law. Then the switch gets flipped and fearful citizens cling to that fascist leader and his easy answers that blame …

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LIFE IN THE U.S.A.: Some Key Statistics

  50% of children in the U.S. live below or near the poverty line.   (Columbia University School of Public Health study here )   20 individuals now have as much wealth as the poorest 150 million Americans (half the country per The Nation magazine here ).   A study by the Atlantic found that …

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Have we learned NOTHING?

Have we learned NOTHING? Do we realize how many terrorists we created when we killed 500,000 Iraqis (including 160,000 civilians). How will bombing more people stop terrorism. Most news outlets are only debating the fine points. Almost none are debating being there in the first place. If Republican and Democratic leaders told you that they …

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How much does a heavily armed militia escorting Nazis through American streets have to do with sending troops to fight in regime change wars? It turns out a LOT!

  Unfortunately part of the reason these militia members were out there marching through the streets of Charlottesville in the United States of America (and part of the reason they were radicalized in the first place) is that they have experienced some of the same conditions that Germans in the 1930's experienced that made them …

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IT’S NOT JUST HIM. IT’S US TOO.

Trump gave 3 reasons for escalating the US involvement in Afghanistan: "to honour those American soldiers who had died there since 2001, to stop Afghanistan from becoming a haven for terrorists once more and to help stabilise the region.". Gosh, honoring American soldiers who died there by having more Americans die there? Stopping Afghanistan from …

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IT’S ABOUT DAMN TIME: How We Prioritize People and the Planet

The political center for the last 20 years has not been as innocuous as we might think.  We supporters might have had our minds on what was best for citizens and the environment.  The problem is that centrist leaders (Republican & Democratic moderates) have been championing the interests of their corporate donors at the expense …

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Leader of Trump Rally Hands Microphone to a leader of Black Lives Matter Movement: WHY THIS MOMENT OF CONNECTION MATTERS

You come across a hundred "clips to watch" every week.  You obviously have to skip most.  Don't skip this one.  This is really good.  Don't miss the end to see what happened after he spoke.  WOW.  From "They don't exist" to "Can I get your picture with my son?"  The power of communication. HERE'S THE VIDEO …

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THE MOST DESTRUCTIVE POLICY THAT YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF ……………………. What if the rise of Trump, loss of good jobs, damage to the environment & nazis in the streets are all simply the result of one bad policy (one we can change)?

(This is the detailed version of the story.   For the short version, please click here ). For an even shorter version, please click here .   (Also, if you're looking for some good news after you read this, click here to see how we have more power than we think and can beat this).   For …

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ONE POLICY gave rise to manufactured poverty, Trump, nazis in the streets, good jobs being shipped overseas, unnecessary wars & environmental destruction. We can definitely defeat that policy. But first we have to understand what it IS.

(Please see photos towards the bottom of this post to see how the super wealthy are living compared to the rest of us.   Also don't miss the SPECIAL NOTES FOR US DEMOCRATS below and the startling admission by the CEO of the largest carpet manufacturer in the world near the bottom).       …

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