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Feature Article | Government & Politics

The Price of Empire ~ Umair Haque, Robert Gore, Eudaimonia / Straight Line Logic

  • https://cdn-images-1.medium.com/max/2600/1*Nu0RaDq1QceANFf7oU_QDQ.jpegBut violence and greed and cruelty cannot lead anyone anymore to prosperity in the 21st century. There is nobody left to colonize and exploit left but yourself, your very own society, in a world which is out of easy frontiers and helpless peoples.
  • The price of empire is a nation's soul.

Publisher's Choice | Foreign Affairs

Special Report | Venezuala: Violence, Propaganda, Ravenous Wolves Invading in Sheep's Clothing, Compiled by David Culver, Ed., Evergreene Digest

  • http://evergreenedigest.org/sites/default/files/Foreign%20Policy%20Banner_1.jpgPart 1: Venezuela Coup Attempt Proves that Capitalism is a Cancer that Survives Through Violence and Propaganda
  • As we hope for these factors to restrain the American empire, let’s work to end the capitalist system that let this empire come into existence in the first place.
  • Part 2: Venezuela,USAIDand European Charity: Ravenous Wolves Invading in Sheep’s Clothing
  • Our government should spend less time lecturing other countries and take care of the army of homeless veterans who are stacking up in cities across America.
     

Of Special Interest | Race & Ethnicity

Bonfires of Bigotry: The Sources of Our Present Anger, Jeff Minick, Intellectual Takeout

https://www.intellectualtakeout.org/sites/ito/files/field/image/fire-2593636_1920.jpgSome journalists and commentators, anxious to prove American bigotry and blind to their own, throw gasoline onto the pyres of hatred.
Related: The Real Roots of American Rage

 

Bloggers & Columnists | umair hague, Ellen Brown
 



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Books, Literature, & Ideas

Hope and Love in the Time of Trump, Compiled by David Culver, Ed., Evergreene Digest  

  • http://uziiw38pmyg1ai60732c4011.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/dropzone/2016/08/shutterstock_768877.jpgPart 1: Hope in the Time of Trump
  • Three excellent speakers--sponsored by Yorkshire Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
  • Part 2: To Love This Broken-Hearted Country
  • I want to love this broken-hearted country, this land of shattered dreams and dashed hopes.


Business

Series | Part 1: This Radical Plan to Fund the ‘Green New Deal’ Just Might Work. Ellen Brown, Truthdig

https://www.truthdig.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/AP_18341002959374-850x523.jpg / Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is part of a group of Congress members pushing for a "Green New Deal." (Charles Krupa / AP)

  • The Public Bank Option: The Precedent of Roosevelt’s New Deal
  • Related: What’s the ‘Green New Deal’? The surprising origins behind a progressive rallying cry.

Government & Politics

Fiction in the Face of Facism, Arundhati Roy, Truthout.org
"People spend so much time mocking Trump …

Health, Science & Environment

Brace for Impact, as the Climate "End Game" Has Arrived. Dahr Jamail,  Truthout
https://truthout.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Jamail-dispatch-first-wildfire-smoke-pic-1200x900.jpeg
/ Smoke from wildfires in British Columbia, Eastern Washington and Montana enshrouds the Cascade Mountains of Washington State. In the Pacific Northwest, experiencing weeks on end of wildfire smoke during the summer months has become the “new normal.” / Dahr Jamail

  • The human race is too stupid to survive, as amply proven by the people it chooses to lead (into oblivion).  We'll just all go on our merry way, uninvolved... .
  • Related: A Green New Deal Is Not possible Until We Let ALL Our Delusions About Climate Change Die.
     

Media & Technology

http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/2013/09/04/blogs/dotCJR/dotCJR-blog480.jpgIt's Time for Journalism to Stand Up to Trump. Compiled by David Culver , Ed., Evergreene Digest

  • Part 1: Trump Is Running Against The Media. Why Does The Media Keep Helping Him?
  • The press should know the name of this game by now.
  • Part 2: It’s Time for Journalism to Stand for Something.
  • Because journalism couldn’t afford to make enemies, it gave up its moral compass. 

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