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Welcome to Evergreene Digest This Week, This Week, September 29, 2018.


Including links to over 765 websites and over 20 highlighted items featuring:

Feature Article | Trump Is Not the Problem, Andrew Bacevich, TomDispatch / Truthdig

  • is not the problem. Think of him instead as a summons to address the real problem, which … is the collective responsibility of the people themselves. For Americans to shirk that responsibility further will almost surely pave the way for more Trumps — or someone worse — to come.
  • The President as Pimple
  • Related: It's not all about Trump! The secrets of winning the long game.

Publisher's Choice | Men, We Can Do Better, Chris Winters, Yes! Magazine

  • of sexual assault like Christine Blasey Ford deserve our support, not our opposition.
  • Related: Special Report | There Has Been Little Change Historically In How to Handle Sexual Harassment.


Of Special Interest | Becoming Serfs, Chris Hedges, Truthdig 2016 demonstration in Manhattan's Zuccotti Park, where the Occupy Wall Street movement started five years earlier. (Corinne Segal /

  • The global rich have demolished institutions that once protected the working class and dismantled our democracy to orchestrate the largest transfer of wealth upward in over a century.
  • Related: The Path Back to Equality Leads Through Unions

Bloggers & Columnists | Heather Digby Parton, Amy Goodman, Noam Chomsky, Caitlin Johnstone, Paul Craig Roberts, Paul Street, Ellen Brown, Andrew Bacevich, Chris Hedges, Amanda Terkel

All this and more in:

Activism & Organizing

It's not all about Trump! The secrets of winning the long game. Jim Hightower, The Hightower Lowdown

  • Take heart from these tales of regular folks battling the bastards–and beating them back.
  • Related: Democracy Is What We Make of It.

Business Banks Have Gone Rogue; The Contagion Has Spread To Democracy Itself. Compiled by David Culver, Ed., Evergreene Digest

  • Part 1: Ten Years After The Financial Crisis, The Contagion Has Spread To Democracy Itself.
  • Tim Geithner, BenBernankeand Hank Paulson dealt a catastrophic blow to public faith in American institutions.
  • Part 2: Central Banks Have Gone Rogue, Putting Us All at Risk.
  • It is time to curb central bank independence. Iftheirpowerful tools are going to be put to work, it should be in the service of the public and the economy.

Law & Justice

Kavanaugh battle gets darker and weirder: Will bizarre conspiracy theories save him? Heather Digby Parton, Salon Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh speaks after Donald Trump announced his nomination at the White House on July 9, 2018. (Getty/Mandel Ngan)

  • Sen. Orrin Hatch and GOP operative Ed Whelan want to blame someone else for 1982 assault. Will Trump go along?
  • Related: Brett "Stonewall Justice" Kavanaugh


Media & Technology

Noam Chomsky: Media Obsession with Russia and the Stories Not Being Covered in the Trump Era, Amy Goodman, Democracy Now! / Rise Up Times

  • fate of organized human society, even of the survival of the species, depends on this [US relations with Russia].
  • Related: Five Things That Would Reduce Out of Control Russophobia.


Peace & Non-violence Clear Plan to Fill More Than 45,000 Job Vacancies at VA. Richard Sisk,

The VA stressed that job vacancies should not be equated with performance.


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