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Welcome to Evergreene Digest This Week, May 25, 2019.


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Feature Article | Activism & Organizing

The Contented Classes – When Will They Rebel? Ralph Nader,

  • question to be asked: Who among the contented classes will unfurl the flag of rebellion against the plutocrats and the autocrats? It can be launched almost anywhere they please. A revolution can start the moment they decide to prioritize the most marginalized people in this country over their comfort.
  • Related: Forget Mueller. Forget Impeachment. A Million People Should Surround the White House and Demand Trump's Resignation.

Publisher's Choice | Foreign Affairs

US Foreign Policy is Nothing But Greedy Bullies Conducting Warfare Against the Whole Planet. Compiled by David Culver, Ed., Evergreene Digest

  • 1: The United States of Greed and Bullies
  • We will never be great, strong, or even human until we have left the ways of greed and bullies behind.
  • Part 2: US Foreign Policy is Nothing Short of Low-Intensity Warfare Against the Whole Planet.
  • In order to get away with that audacious malignancy, US foreign policy has had to become, by necessity, one giant relentless psy-ops of lies and distortions.

Of Special Interest | Gender & Sexuality

The Obvious Misogyny of Abortion Rights Opponents, ‪William B. Turner‬, Medium

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Opponents of abortion rights are all about misogyny, first, last, and only.


Bloggers & Columnists | Ralph Nader, Jim Hightower, Ellen Brown, George Monbiot, George Lakey

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Activism & Organizing

Monbiot | Only rebellion will prevent an ecological apocalypse. George Monbiot, the Guardian

  • one is coming to save us. Mass civil disobedience is essential to force a political response.
  • Related: It’s Time to Try Fossil-Fuel Executives for Crimes Against Humanity.
  • Related: The Contented Classes – When Will They Rebel?

Government & Politics

Most Senate Democrats are War-Mongers.  Compiled by David Culver, Ed., Evergreene Digest

  • 1: Senate Democrats, with Few Exceptions, are a Gang of War-Mongers
  • Those calling themselves democratic socialists are perpetrating a fraud on the voters.
  • Part 2: When It Comes to U.S. Militarism, Elizabeth Warren Is No Progressive.
  • There’s one important issue on which Warren has not veered far from the Democratic establishment.
  • Related: U.S. War Drums Beat Louder and Louder!

Endgame at the Minnesota Legislature has many unhappy with closed process. Jessie Van Berkel and Torey Van Oot, Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune the day after, left-out legislators, interest groups and the public say lack of transparency in late-session deals must end. 


Health, Science, & Environment

George Lakey | The world’s happiest people already have a Green New Deal, and they love it. George Lakey, Waging Nonviolence People riding bikes in Copenhagen, Denmark. (Flickr/Kristoffer Trolle)

  • The Nordics [are] in the top tier of nations for equality because they adopted a radically different economic model.
  • Related: Series | Part 2: The Secret to Funding a Green New Deal

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