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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, nader.org

  • https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/5d/Eug%C3%A8ne_Delacroix_-_Le_28_Juillet._La_Libert%C3%A9_guidant_le_peuple.jpg/250px-Eug%C3%A8ne_Delacroix_-_Le_28_Juillet._La_Libert%C3%A9_guidant_le_peuple.jpgThe 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

  • http://evergreenedigest.org/sites/default/files/Bomb%20with%20US%20Flag_1.jpgPart 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

  • https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/6e13733cf7b23b23c9bf6ca4c3ceeac236bd948f/0_107_3665_2199/master/3665.jpg?width=620&quality=85&auto=format&fit=max&s=172f46dd72e8c7e8f3dfd822058893e7No 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

  • https://otherwords.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/shutterstock_1049591042-1080x627.jpgPart 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
 

https://media.licdn.com/media-proxy/ext?w=1200&h=630&f=pj&hash=PEK1JBuRsHFij5JRMvYF9KMtq28%3D&ora=1%2CaFBCTXdkRmpGL2lvQUFBPQ%2CxAVta9Er0UK-nh4eyx1v87qIoEj-50gISpXPPTGkXi2u8tCCYHDocMXdcaz75AoZICEHkwQkOOKpQjDhBMXlb4e8P4MxncWyKZntP0EFexMm2G9O79Qo&shareType=articleOn 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

https://riseuptimes.files.wordpress.com/2019/05/people-riding-bikes-denmark.jpg?w=640&h=427/ 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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