Friday, 28. April 2017

The 100 Days That Turned America Upside Down

Trump s First 100 Days are Marred by an Aggressive Anti-Worker Agenda

Trump s First 100 Days Marked by Utter Contempt for Civil Rights

Killing Net Neutrality Is a Critical Goal in Trump s Campaign Against Free Speech

Trump s First 100 Days: A Disaster for the Planet and Our Families’ Health


'It Is Profitable to Let the World Go to Hell': Will Capitalism Doom the Planet?

Antony Loewenstein, Verso Books: Decades of anti-government rhetoric claiming that taxpayer money is always wasted have convinced many voters that the corporation knows best, which is why a sustained campaign against predatory capitalism is so hard to keep up. This excerpt from Disaster Capitalism examines how the ideology thrives despite guaranteeing social disharmony and threatening the planet.

'A Land Grab by the Ruling Elites': Trump s Tax Plan Derided for Benefiting the Rich

Amy Goodman, Democracy Now!: Trump's tax plan was unveiled on Wednesday by two former Goldman Sachs executives. Economist James Henry of the Tax Justice Network says the middle and lower classes will shoulder the costs of this plan, and that the proposal will initiate a global tax competition war.


The Looting Machine Called Capitalism

By Paul Craig Roberts

Americans are the least exceptional people in human history. Americans have no rights at all.

Thursday, 27. April 2017

Trump Looks to Gut Protections for National Monuments

Trump Takes First Step Toward Dismantling 1 Billion Acres of National Monuments

Groups Condemn Trump s Executive Order Stripping Protections for Public Lands

Tuesday, 25. April 2017

Trump and the Degradation of the Presidency

A Wholesale Corporate Takeover of Government

Betraying 'Hire American' Pledge, Trump Rewards Companies Offshoring US Jobs

Trump Is Not Punishing Corporations that Offshore American Jobs, but Awarding Them New Government Contracts


Psychiatrists at Yale Just Warned There Is Something Seriously Wrong with Trump

By Anti-Media

'I have worked with murderers and rapists. I can recognize dangerousness from a mile away.'

Mental health experts say President is 'paranoid and delusional';

Donald Trump has a 'dangerous mental illness' and is not fit to lead the US, a group of psychiatrists has warned during a conference at Yale University.

From Information Clearing House

Monday, 24. April 2017

US Is the 'Most Dangerous Country in the World'

Dan Falcone, Truthout: The US is literally alone in the world in refusing to join in efforts to do something about saving the planet, says Noam Chomsky. Meanwhile, on the domestic front, while Trump s bombastic statements dominate the media, the entire Republican Party under Paul Ryan s leadership keeps chipping away at every government program that s of any use to anybody, except those benefitting the rich.

Trump Is a Chameleon President and His Latest Shade Is War

Tom Engelhardt, TomDispatch: What happens when the war honeymoon is over and the generals keep right on fighting their way? When the praise begins to die down, the criticism starts to rise and questions are asked, what then? In a world of plutocrats and generals, what hue will Donald Trump take on next? Who will be left, except Jared and Ivanka?

The High Costs of US Warmongering Against North Korea

Christine Ahn, Truthout: The Trump administration has deployed a nuclear-powered, guided-missile submarine to the Korean Peninsula, heightening tensions in the region. Those familiar with US history question whether amped-up tensions with North Korea are mainly being used as a justification to increase the US military budget.


Trump s AP Interview: Unhinged, Bombastic, and '[Unintelligible]'

China Warns Unhinged Trump to Stop Making Matters Worse With North Korea

American Dream in Freefall: It s This Bad

Trump s Korea Threat


New Spin of North Korea-Syria 'Axis of Evil' Points to US War

By Finian Cunningham

Demonize, dehumanize, destroy. That s the logic being throttled by the Trump administration toward both North Korea and Syria.

Trump: The Madder He Gets, The More Seriously The World Takes Him

By Robert Fisk

Now we await the battle for Korea, forgetting that earlier war which drowned the peninsula in blood.

From Korea To Abu Ghraib: War, Bio-Weapons, Torture And Back

By Moon Of Alabama

Considering the historical record of the United States of committing and covering up warcrimes, North Korea should stick to their nuclear and missile programs.

'North Korea Nuke Claim Spreads Unchecked by Media

By Adam Johnson

Once again, the essential antecedents of war are being established based on anonymous 'experts' and 'officials...'

Why Is There So Little Protest Against Recent Threats of Nuclear War?

By Lawrence Wittner

People read about the situation in newspapers or watch it on the television news, while comedians joke about the madness of it all.

Donald Trump s North Korea Briefing Was a Political Stunt

By Matthew Rozsa

'It felt more like a dog and pony show to me than anything else'.,+Truthout

Sunday, 23. April 2017

The Peace Commandment

By Philip A. Farruggio

We Americans should finally come to grips with the hype and spin about our beloved nation being the 'good guy' of the world.

Why people are marching for science: 'There is no Planet B'

The Washington march may have been the biggest gathering - organizers received a permit for up to 75,000 people, but there were similar events in more than 600 cities on six continents.

From Information Clearing House


A Public Plan for Peace

Saturday, 22. April 2017

The Hunger President: Trump Doctrine Takes from Poor, Gives to the Rich

Friday, 21. April 2017

Trump Is the Endpoint

Henry A. Giroux on Cruelty and Isolation in US Politics

Chuck Mertz, This Is Hell!: Under the Trump regime, an ideology of cruelty runs through American culture. In this interview, Henry Giroux argues that it is crucial to understand how matters of life, death and politics converge in a country marked by a rabid notion of individualism, the celebration of profit over human needs and the use of state violence as a strategy of first resort.

Trump Inauguration Bankrolled by Firms Seeking Government Favor

Bannon Down, Pentagon Up, Neocons In?

Thursday, 20. April 2017

Inaction on Climate Change Equals Human Annihilation

Michael T. Klare, TomDispatch: Not since World War II have more human beings been at risk from disease and starvation than at this very moment. Failing to halt the advance of climate change, to the extent that halting it, at this point, remains within our power, means complicity with mass human annihilation.

Leaked Documents Reveal Trump Administration Prepping to Ramp up Drilling, Mining, Grazing on Public Land

Julia Travers, EnviroNews: Bureau of Land Management (BLM) administrators have drafted a 'Priority Work List' that reveals BLM s focus on oil, gas and coal development on federal land, as well as the security of the US-Mexico border. Climate change is not mentioned in the BLM plan.


Climate Change as Genocide

Wednesday, 19. April 2017

'Making America Great Again' by Reducing the World to Ashes?

By Felicity Arbuthnot

The world now stands on the brink of the final abyss.

Trump Delegates Warmaking to Generals

By Stephen Lendman

He s letting hawkish generals make battlefield decisions overseen by Defense Secretary Mattis.

Trump s Strategy? It s Doubtful He Has One

So much for Donald Trump, the 'America First' populist champion of the forgotten working class.

Lawrence Wilkerson On North Korea Crisis: U.S. Should Stop the Threats & Own Up to its Role

By Real News

Libya, is something that teaches other leaders in the world to beware of the United States.

Our Misguided 'Wars of Choice'

By Jeffrey D. Sachs

Even a nonnuclear war could end democracy in the United States, or the United States as a unified nation.

Washington pushes world to brink of nuclear war

'Just in the past two weeks, the world witnessed the strength and resolve of our new president in actions taken in Syria and Afghanistan,' Pence declared during a provocative visit to South Korea.

Trump s Missile Attack on Syria Justified With Fake Intelligence, Experts Say

By Steven Rosenfeld

Echoes of George W. Bush s disastrous invasion of Iraq.

From Information Clearing House


There s No Strategy Behind Trump s Wars Only Brute Force

Is Trump Taking Us to War Everywhere?

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