The U.S. States supports Myanmar, despite atrocities against its Muslim minority, in hopes of accessing its oil and putting increased pressure on China.
The empire continues to crumble, but like most empires, if not all of them, when they go down they don’t go down gracefully. – Viggo Mortensen
The reach of the carceral state is truly breathtaking, extending well beyond the estimated 2.2 million people sitting in jail or prison today in America.
About 44 percent of federal marijuana inmates had no or very minimal criminal histories prior to their conviction, and over a third are over the age of 40.
“Thirty-six years ago, U.S. Rep. Shirley Chisholm became the first woman and the first black person to seek a major party’s presidential nomination.”
Ryan Coogler, of Blackout for Human Rights, invited Chris Rock and other Hollywood artists to Harlem’s Riverside Church to celebrate Martin Luther King Day.
In order to maintain American empire, Americans are lied to “All the time. Every hour of the day,” according to the ‘“Pentagon Papers” whistleblower.
‘Tis better to give than to receive — but who are you giving to and who’s receiving? Activist Anna Kaminski and Act Out! dive into the non-profit industry.
In “Disaster Capitalism: Making a Killing Out of Catastrophe,” Antony Loewenstein explains how multinational corporations profit from human suffering.