On Contact with Chris Hedges | Creative Forgetfulness with Eric Foner (Video)

Eric Foner, historian and author of “Battles for Freedom: The Use and Abuse of American History” discusses confederate monuments, the role of the historian and the lie of omission with Chris Hedges. 45 more words


Noam Chomsky: Antifa Is a 'Major Gift' to the Right

“What they do is often wrong in principle and generally self-destructive.”

By Maya Oppenheim / The Independent  Alternet  August 31, 2017

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David Swanson | Top 14 Articles of Impeachment for Trump

President Donald J. Trump has acted in a manner contrary to his trust as President, and subversive of constitutional government, to the prejudice of the cause of law and justice and to the manifest injury of the people of the United States. 3,851 more words


Don’t feed the trolls — how to combat the alt-right

For those of us committed to nonviolence, it is easy to criticize people who have played a role in escalating violence. But if we are not at least in the streets with them, then our criticisms ring hollow. 2,447 more words


Slavery or States Rights?

It was all about Slavery
I am the most liberal person on the planet. Or so I’m told at least. In an attack by someone I thought was my friend, a friend with potential, perhaps not so much. 363 more words


Trump’s Voter Fraud Endgame by Richard L. Hasen

His “election integrity” investigation is a pretext to repeal the National Voter Registration Act. It won’t work.

By Richard L. Hasen  Slate  June 30, 2017… 1,526 more words


Anne Frank Center: Trump's Personal Twitter Account Amplifies Hate and Should Be Suspended (Video)

President Donald Trump continues to face outrage over his response to last weekend’s deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, where racism and anti-Semitism were on clear display. 84 more words