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Welcome to Evergreene Digest This Week, December 15, 2018.

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Feature Article | A Call For An American Mass Uprising, Rainer Shea,  Ghion Journal

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  • I don’t think the American people are cowards compared to the French. We just haven’t reached the stage where we fight our overlords on a large scale. That stage is close, and the catalyst for it could come as soon as enough people decide they’re ready to take action in this way.
  • Related: A Revolution of Democracy

Publisher's Choice | U.S. Electoral Politics: The Biggest Delusion Of All, Compiled by David Culver, Ed., Evergreene Digest

  • https://farm1.staticflickr.com/6/8938751_806de16417_z.jpgPart 1: The Biggest Political Delusion Of All Is In The U.S. Electoral Politics Itself
  • The United States is full of ... people mired in political ignorance and delusion.
  • Part 2: Nobody to Vote For
  • candidates are campaigning as and being presented as nothing, as empty figures with no positions on anything.
  • Part 3: Politicians Robbing Us Blind
  • The Peace Report on Oct 17, 2018
  • Related: A Revolution of Democracy

 


Of Special Interest | How a TV Sitcom Triggered the Downfall of Western Civilization, David Hopkins, Medium
http://evergreenedigest.org/sites/default/files/Friends%27%20Ross%20Geller.jpgThe one where we retain our sanity in a stupid world.
 


Bloggers & Columnists | Chris Hedges, David Swanson, Paul Street

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In Books, Literature, & Ideas | Ghion Journal: Our aim is to discuss history, politics, culture, faithand love in a way that is unifying and in the process serve to counter the divisive and derisive nature of the age we live in.


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Government & Politics

The Yemen Vote Is a New Low for the Democratic Party. Branko Marcetic, Jacobi

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/ Sadam Khadam Mahdi, 27, lies on a bed in a field hospital on September 22, 2018 in Al Khawkhah, Yemen. Andrew Renneisen / Getty

  • House Republicans voted yesterday to keep the monstrous war in Yemen going. But they couldn’t have succeeded without the help of several Democrats.
  • Related: The Yemen Crisis, Khashoggi, and the Deadly Saudi Arms Trade
  • Related: Be Wary Of The Democratic Wing Of The Protest Movement

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Health, Science, & Environment

The Real Roots of American Rage, Charles Duhigg, the Atlantic


https://cdn.theatlantic.com/assets/media/img/2018/12/06/WEL_Duhigg_Kavanaugh_OpenerReviseUSETHISONE/1920.jpg?1544202175The untold story of how anger became the dominant emotion in our politics and personal lives—and what we can do about it.
 

 


Media & Technology

Crucifying Julian Assange ~ Chris Hedges, sueannm, Rise Up Times

https://www.truthdig.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Disintegration-Policy-850x580.jpgMr. Fish, Truthdig 

  • Assange is on his own. Each day is more difficult for him. This is by design. It is up to us to protest. We are his last hope, and the last hope, I fear, for a free press.
  • Related: Time is Running Out. Tell Congress: Restore Net Neutrality Now!

Race & Ethnicity

http://evergreenedigest.org/sites/default/files/Dee%20Brown%20%7C%20Bury%20My%20Heart%20at%20Wounded%20Knee%20jacket%20illus.jpgCelebrating the Anniversary of the Wounded Knee Massacre, Compiled by David Culver, Ed., Evergreene Digest

  • Part 1: Remembering the Big Foot Ridersonanniversary of massacre at Wounded Knee
  • This anniversary marks one of the most shameful and dreadful days in the history of America.
  • Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West ~ Dee Brown
  • The classic bestselling history the New York Times called "Original, remarkable, and finally heartbreaking...Impossible to put down."

Religion & Spirituality


Preaching on Climate Change: Why it Matters, Jim Antal, Utne

https://opimedia.azureedge.net/-/media/images/utr/editorial/articles/online-articles/2018/08-01/climate-church-climate-world/global-disaster-jpg.jpg / Climate change is not going to affect me; it’s someone else’s problem. The challenge is too enormous; there’s nothing I can do about it, so why should I think about it? Photo by Getty/BenGoode

  • Learn about the benefits of preaching on climate change and educating yourself about the issues this catastrophe presents.
  • Related: Federal Climate Report Predicts At Least 3 Degrees Of Warming By 2100.

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