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Dr. Gary G. Kohls – Understanding “Radicalization”, “Terrorism” and Xenophobia in America

Violence can only be concealed by a lie, and the lie can only be maintained by violence. Any man(or nation) who has once proclaimed violence as his method is inevitably forced to take the lie as his principle. –– Alexander Solzhenitsyn So it seems that all the Republicans running for president (and their supporters) are ignorant about the root causes of “radicalization” and …

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Chris Hedges – Local Resistance Can Overthrow Our Political Masters

SANTA ANA, Calif.—All resistance will be local. We will have to dismantle the corporate state, piece by piece, from the ground up. No leader or politician is going to do it for us. Every community that bans fracking, every university and institution that embraces the boycott, divest and sanctions (BDS) movement, every individual who becomes vegan to thwart the animal …

WASHINGTON POST CATERS TO THE POWERFUL BY DAN FROOMKIN

A fascinating sociological experiment unfolds before our eyes starting this morning, as the Washington Post unveils its new “PowerPost” vertical, subtitled “Intelligence for Leaders.” Post publisher Fred Ryan, in a memo to the Post newsroom leaked to Politico, said the new project would focus “on the subjects that matter most to the people at the center of power.” What we can learn, therefore, is what the editors of …