The Hidden Scandal of American Hunger

Corporate media is generally silent concerning the tens of millions of people in the USA who are hungry. In his book ‘Breadline USA: The Hidden Scandal of American Hunger and How to Fix It’ free-lance journalist and author Sasha Abramsky describes how he toured the country and in small towns he’d talk to people about […]

WALTER CRONKITE: THE END OF AN ERA – JULY 17, 2009

WALTER CRONKITE: THE END OF AN ERA – JULY 17, 2009 The end of an era is a term too often over-used. But it is a term that is properly used when discussing the passing of Walter Cronkite. It is truly the end of an era in journalism. No other journalist could do what Walter […]

Single Payer and Congress

Wendell Potter to Congress: Go Ahead, Please Make Our Day Politico is reporting that Congressional Republicans want to force their colleagues in the House and Senate who vote for a public insurance option as part of health care reform to enroll in that public plan when it becomes available. I think Democrats ought to call […]

Death squads and US democracy

Death squads and US democracy 14 July 2009/ WSWS The revelation that the CIA initiated a covert program, apparently involving assassinations, and kept it secret from the US Congress on the orders of Vice President Dick Cheney marks a deepening of the crisis in the American state apparatus and an indication of the degeneration of […]

Anti-socialism

Anti-socialism There is a culture of anti-socialism that is permeating our society. It is not a phobia of Socialism per se but rather a pervasive and widespread pathology of manipulation and distortion akin to that of sociopathy and criminal behavior. The impetus for this writing came as reaction to the cheap chants of socialism bandied […]

The Importance of Including Truth Emergency and 9/11 Inside the International Progressive Anti-War Movement

The Importance of Including Truth Emergency and 9/11 Inside the International Progressive Anti-War Movement By Peter Phillips and Mickey Huff The international truth emergency is the result of fraudulent elections, compromised 9/11 investigations, illegal preemptive wars, and a continued top down corporate media propaganda. Glenn Beck recently was able to say on national Fox television […]

The History Channel Claims Bureaucracy Gave Birth to Our Nation

I was planning to take the whole day off, but this morning I made the mistake of going online and watching the History Channel’s short video about Independence Day. It concluded with a laughable claim that an act of bureaucracy gave birth to our Nation. Watch it while you can. I’m sure that it will […]

CENSORED IN 1989: SOMETHING FOUL IN THE CHICKEN INDUSTRY

CENSORED IN 1989: SOMETHING FOUL IN THE CHICKEN INDUSTRY       The number of cases of salmonella has risen to 2.5 million a year and led to an estimated 500,000 hospitalizations and 9,000 deaths. This national epidemic was caused by a massive leap in consumer demand for the “healthier food” of chicken and by a massive […]

What is the worst thing that Governor Mark Sanford did?

Of course, cheating on your wife is bad, especially when you skip Father’s Day with your family to go see your mistress, but he royally screwed South Carolina’s voters over.