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Democracy Now! News about the Mexico/US Border: Activist Scott Warren, Water Volunteers, Honoring Remains

Democracy Now!  August 19, 2019

Broadcast live from Tucson, Arizona, where the government recently put humanitarian activist Scott Warren on trial amid the ongoing policing of the U.S.-Mexico border, separation of families, and cruel and inhumane conditions at immigrant jails across the country. 255 more words


Socialists of Color to the Front, by Eli Day

That LeftRoots even exists might send much of established media stumbling back on their heels.

LeftRoots co-founder NTanya Lee started the group in 2014 to bridge the gap between daily organizing work and big-picture socialist strategizing. 380 more words

Fear vs. Fear, by Chris Hedges

The old rules of politics no longer apply. The only language understood by Donald Trump and his coterie of con artists, billionaires, generals, misfits and Christian fascists—and a Democratic Party that has sold us out—is fear.

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What Kind of Times Are These, by Adrienne Rich

Left to right: Audre Lorde, Meridel Le Sueur, and Adrienne Rich in 1980.  (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)


There’s a place between two stands of trees where the grass grows uphill…

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To My Loved Ones (that's everybody)

Finally, after many years of procrastination and downright frustration, I’ve been driven to put my erratic thoughts into video. View it here :)

This one simply addresses all of those dear to me, including those of you I’ve never met. 75 more words


Perception and Trust

“There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception” – Aldous Huxley

As I have said many times I love Calgary. 1,454 more words

Terry Wiens

A Veterans’ Anti-War Movement Takes Root at Peacestock, by Danny Sjursen

As speakers discussed a range of policy issues and facets of activism, it occurred to me that the antiwar movement must avoid the pitfall of artificially separating foreign and domestic affairs. 1,044 more words