Why Occupy? A government/economics teacher explains why we MUST

with NEW PuppetGov video here. “Constitutional governments and aristocracies are commonly overthrown owing to some deviation from justice…the rich, if the constitution gives them power, are apt to be insolent and avaricious… In all well-attempered governments there is nothing which should be more jealously maintained than the spirit of obedience to law, more especially in […]

Ayn Rand and the Philosophy of Individualism (Part II)

(This is part two of a four-part series on the ethics and political theory of Ayn Rand, written exclusively for The Daily Censored, by Dr. Robert Abele, professor of philosophy at Diablo Valley College in the San Francisco Bay Area.) We ended the last section by outlining Rand’s attempt to close the “is/ought” gap by […]

Ayn Rand and the Philosophy of Individualism (Part I)

(This is part one of a four-part series on the ethics and political theory of Ayn Rand, written exclusively for The Daily Censored, by Dr. Robert Abele, professor of philosophy at Diablo Valley College in the San Francisco Bay Area.)   Ayn Rand has become the darling of both neoliberals and, unfortunately, many young people […]

Could It Really Be That Easy?

The thing I like about the written word is that after you read it, it is still there.  I just heard a story on NPR that is so important and it was gone.  It was there for a moment and gone. A woman who has traveled in Afghanistan has written a book.  I didn’t get […]

AMERICAN INDUSTRIALISTS TRADED WITH THE ENEMY

CENSORED IN 1982: AMERICAN INDUSTRIALISTS TRADED WITH THE ENEMY Author Charles Higham, in a shocking expose of American corporate greed, has revealed a disgraceful if not criminal collaboration of some of America’s largest corporations with Nazi German not only before but during World War II. Higham documents his claims with information gathered through the National […]

Book bannings – The News Story

By Saul Ortega and Nelson Gassett “[I]t is critical to listen to as many diverse voices as possible. When it comes to Cuba, we do exactly that.” -President Barack Obama, responding to questions from blogger Yoani Sanchez, November 19, 2009 On November 15, the U.S. Supreme Court decided not to review a lower court decision […]

Censored 2010: What would you expect in return if you gave someone 64 million dollars?

You’ll find the answer to that question and other puzzling social and political issues among the new top 25-censored stories just revealed by Project Censored. Here’s the rest of the story. The Top Censored Stories of 2008-09, edited by Peter Phillips and Mickey Huff in cooperation with students and faculty at Sonoma State University and […]