If You Vote in Elections or Sign Online Petitions, Are You Making a Difference or Wasting Your Time?

Q. IF YOU VOTE IN ELECTIONS OR SIGN ONLINE PETITIONS, ARE YOU MAKING A DIFFERENCE OR WASTING YOUR TIME? Are you an effective political activist, or an impotent “feel-good” slacktivist? You may be fighting for the right cause, but are you fighting in the right way? Have you challenged “The Man”, or played right into his hands? A1. CAMPAIGNING AND VOTING IN ELECTIONS “The United States government and its NATO puppets have been killing Muslim men, women and children for a decade in the name of bringing them democracy. But … Continued

One Percenter Erin Burnett: OutFront Corporate Fascist and Iran War Drumbeater

Ten years ago, most Americans believed Saddam Hussein had WMDs. Today, most Americans believe Iran has nuclear weapons. And once again, Big Lie propagandists like Erin Burnett are (mis)leading us into war. ONE PERCENTER ERIN BURNETT: OUTFRONT CORPORATE FASCIST AND IRAN WAR DRUMBEATER Various versions have been circulating for weeks, but if there’s anyone left in America who hasn’t seen the video of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his Persian posse strolling around in those white lab coats that our perpetual war profiteers want us to believe are clear indications … Continued

Outlawing the Occupy Movement: H.R. 347 Makes Free Speech A Felony

Once signed, HR 347 will empower federal agents to arrest and bring felony criminal charges against citizens engaged in political protests anywhere in the USA. OUTLAWING THE OCCUPY MOVEMENT: HR 347 MAKES FREE SPEECH A FELONY The First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America reads as follows: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the … Continued

In Post-NDAA Amerika, What is a Terrorist and Who Can Make You Disappear by Calling You One?

IN POST NDAA AMERIKA, WHAT IS A TERRORIST AND WHO CAN MAKE YOU DISAPPEAR BY CALLING YOU ONE? Since corporate fascist puppet president Barack Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 into law this past New Year’s Eve (NDAA: Public Law 112-81), the powers of indefinite detention claimed under the post-9/11 Authorization for Use of Military Force Act (AUMF: Public Law 107-40) have been codified. Now the mere suspicion of being a “terrorist” is sufficient grounds for an American citizen – on American soil – to … Continued

Fascism Anyone? The 14 Defining Characteristics of Fascism by Laurence W. Britt

FASCISM ANYONE? THE 14 DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS OF FASCISM BY LAURENCE W. BRITT Originally published in the Spring 2003 edition of Free Inquiry Magazine Laurence Britt has examined the fascist regimes of Hitler (Germany), Mussolini (Italy), Franco (Spain), Suharto (Indonesia) and … Continued