Henry A. Giroux | The Culture of Cruelty in Trump's America

As more and more people find themselves living in a society in which the quality of life is measured through market-based metrics, such as cost-benefit analyses, it becomes difficult for the public to acknowledge or even understand the cost in human misery and everyday hardship that an increasing number of people have to endure. 4,384 more words


Susu Jeffrey | An Exercise in Pretend Democracy: The Alberta Pipeline

Minnesota Sierra Club director Margaret Levin estimated a time span of 1,000 to 2,000 years for the natural cleansing at tar sands site. Two thousand years ago was the time Jesus was said to be alive. 1,065 more words


John Kiriakou | The Deep State, Donald Trump and Us

But is it so hard to believe that there are elements of the government that don’t like the fact that Trump is rocking their boat or not allowing them primacy in policymaking, a status they enjoyed under both Obama and Bush?    1,050 more words

Constitutional Rights


Attached is  legislative info for Minnesota activists.  Below are the actions you can take, with links to your legislators and the governor.

This bill requires that vendors doing business with the state certify that they do not participate in the boycott of Israel.  432 more words


Chris Hedges Discusses Resistance in the Age of Trump With Kevin Zeese (Video)

In this week’s episode of “On Contact,” host Chris Hedges sits down with activist and attorney Kevin Zeese. The two explore recent resistance efforts against the Trump administration and discuss how to form successful protests. 119 more words


Traci Yoder | New Anti-Protesting Legislation: A Deeper Look

In addition to the alarming trend of legislation punishing people with significant imprisonment and fines based on claims with no supporting evidence, these bills are also attempting to redefine the meaning of “riot” to allow more actions to fall under this category and to link protesting to terrorism.    1,857 more words


Common Dreams | RESIST DAY #50: What You Can Do Today

Resistance in your community, across the country, and around the globe

  • Stand with Native American tribes as they march in Washington, DC and in localized actions nationwide…
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