Corporatization Of Your Media: Dan Rather

Dan Rather speaks out about the corporatization of mainstream news media, the corruption, how deep it runs, and the demise of investigative journalism.

Activist Bill McKibben on Why Tar Sands Pipeline Is Game Over for the Climate

For a fourth straight day outside the White House, environmentalists were arrested for peacefully protesting a pipeline that would carry acidic crude oil from Western Canada to the Texas Gulf Coast. Environmentalist and author Bill McKibben, who spent the weekend with fellow demonstrators in a Washington jail, discusses the the success of the protest and […]

Bill Moyers and Tavis Smiley on TV’s Corporate Party Bias

Bill Moyers on the Tavis Smiley Show (5/13/11), talking about the elite bias in the media: Television, including public television, rarely gives a venue to people who have refused to buy into the ruling ideology of Washington. The ruling ideology of Washington is we have two parties, they do their job, they do their job […]

Attacking Public Employees: Will New York Lead?

A genuinely progressive governor would begin work on the state budget by correcting unfairly low levels of taxation of business, reducing regressive taxes, and increasing the progressivity of personal income taxes. The new governor instead chooses not to raise taxes on those whose wealth insulated them from the worst effects of the economic crisis and […]

Michael Moore Uses Wikileaks to Expose Bush Sicko Lies and Ignore Obama Lies

IW: Just as amusing as the Obama administration‘s  “Don’t look at the man behind the curtain” stance on Wikileaks is watching Michael Moore’s contortions to use Wikileaks proves that the Bush administration was evil while ignoring that the Obama administration is committing the same atrocities.  In case Moore forgot, Sicko promoted Single-Payer Healthcare.  Bush and Obama opposed it. […]

Green Party condemns “lawless” Obama’s raids of antiwar activists’ homes in Minneapolis and Chicago

The Green Party of the United States strongly condemns FBI raids targeting antiwar activists that took place on September 24 in Minneapolis and Chicago.  The FBI also attempted to intimidate activists in California, Iowa, and North Carolina. Green Party leaders called the raids a “police-state” tactic to intimidate those who oppose the Obama Administration’s foreign […]

7 DC Statehood Green Party candidates on 9/14/10 Primary Ballot

Seven DC Statehood Green Party <http://www.dcstatehoodgreen.org>candidates for public office will participate in the September 14, 2010 primary election in Washington, DC, with contested races for two seats. The contested primary races are for nonvoting DC Delegate to the US House (Eleanor Holmes Norton’s seat) and At-Large Member of DC Council.  A list of all Statehood […]

Nirvana co-founder Krist Novoselic: The Power of a Solitary Vote…

Krist Novoselic, a founding member of Nirvana, is now an electoral activist (see video below), and Democratic Chairperson. He is also a member of the Grange. Krist has his own opinions about the “Top-Two” voting system in Washington State, and the part of the system that allows any person to list any party as their […]

Do we live in a rogue state?

Ian had noted off-blog that it sounded like we lived in a rogue nation. Recently, it seemed as if President Obama was saying that he, the elected “Commander in Chief”, was having to negotiate with the military about when to leave Iraq, and how many tens of thousands of soldiers to leave there permanently. Now, […]

First worksite raids of the Obama Administration

Call to Action: Communities must fight back against FIRST WORKSITE raids of the Obama Administration February 26, 2009 As you may know, the Obama administration executed the first worksite raid of his administration this week outside Seattle in Bellingham, Washington. Below, please find a DRAFT action alert that FIRM has circulated this morning.  Please distribute […]

ICE raid yesterday, plus analysis of ICE raids

Update: February 27, 2009: here. Over at Long Island Wins, Pat Young, an immigration attorney, has written a series of three articles describing problems with ICE immigration/homeland security raids: ICE Part l /      ICE Part ll /      ICE Part lll An ICE raid on Tuesday, February 24, 2009 in the state of Washington: (excerpt from) […]

Tonight! Cynthia McKinney in California

Below is a listing of 3 upcoming events for former Congresswoman and 2008 Green Party candidate for President, Cynthia McKinney. The first one is for tonight, Friday, February 20, 2009. 6:30pm potluck/7:30pm forum in Topanga Canyon, California. [hq2600] From Cynthia McKinney:Weekend Calendar Friday, February 20, 2009 11:45 AM From: “HQ” / Cynthia McKinney Hi!  I […]

Careful: D.C. Statehood – moves in Congress, history, etc.

See also DC Statehood Green Party press releases & other lit on DC democracy: http://www.dcstatehoodgreen.org http://www.dcstatehoodgreen.org/press/ http://www.dcstatehoodgreen.org/float.php?annc_id=276&section_id=8 http://www.dcstatehoodgreen.org/pubs/pubs.php?annc_id=180&section_id=8 (excerpt from) Undernews Democrats Ready to Play Games With The Capital Colony (The full article, at the link above, provides an excellent time line on the history of the DC struggle.) 5 January 2009 The Democrats are […]

Hurricane Survivors Open Headquarters In Seattle 12/11/08

GULF COAST HURRICANE SURVIVORS OPEN HEADQUARTERS IN SEATTLE: UMOJAFEST PEACE CENTER PROVIDES THEM AN OFFICE IN THE CD PRESS CONFERENCE: 12 NOON – 1:30 PM THURSDAY DECEMBER 11 2314 E. SPRING STREET,SEATTLE, WA 98122 YOUR CHANCE TO MEET AND INTERVIEW: COMMON GROUND CO-FOUNDER MALIK RAHIM, UMOJAFEST PEACE CENTER CO-FOUNDER OMARI TAHIR, AND THE FOUNDING KATRINA […]

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