Adrienne Rich: Artist of the Possible

In late November of 2003, I sat on the floor in a crowded luncheon just a few feet and slightly behind Adrienne Rich, speaking and reading her poetry at the annual convention of the National Council of Teachers of English, held that year in San Francisco. Appropriately, Rich was reading from her upcoming collection, The […]

Conspiracy Theory

By Robert P. Abele Listen to this post HERE. The term “conspiracy theory” has become a derisive term for those who believe that some secretive group is responsible for a tragic event. The result of painting people with such a broad brush has been that media elites, both local and national, dismiss such groups before […]

Department of Education wants principals to censor student speech

Under the guise of defeating bullying, the US Department of Education has stated that it wants school principals to censor student speech, particularly in the cafeteria and at online sites, such as Facebook. School principals are being threatened by the DOE with lawsuits if they do not adhere to what special interest groups deem to […]

Injustice in Palestine: The Palestine Papers

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/your-world-news/2011/02/01/injustice-in-palestine-the-palestine-papers This episode features an exclusive interview with Kathleen Christison who will be deconstructing the recent release of the Palestine Papers and the damning revelations they reveal regarding everything from the US, Israel, and the Palestinian Authority, and their relationship to the ongoing struggle of Palestine’s quest for self-determination and true independence from Israel oppression. […]

Iran’s refutation of US’ lies of nuclear weapons censored by "sheepstream" corporate media, political “leaders”

engage with Operation Mockingbird comments at source: http://www.examiner.com/x-18425-LA-County-Nonpartisan-Examiner~y2010m3d9-Irans-refutation-of-US-lies-of-nuclear-weapons-censored-by-corporate-media-political-leaders Levying war against the US is defined as treason in the US Constitution. The political and corporate media oligarchy who lied to levy war in Iraq committed treason against the US. The political and corporate media fascists now lie for war with Iran. The latest lie is […]

Department of Justice blocking Obama's review of CIA Programs

Obama’s transition team being greeted with the same secrecy and frustration that helped him get elected in the first place. Daily Kos, ThinkProgress According to the Blog of Legal Times, the Justice Department is blocking President-elect Obama’s agency review team’s request “to review classified legal opinions related to secret CIA and National Security Agency programs.” […]