NYC Mayor John Hylan and House Banking Committee Chairs on monetary reform

This is my paper for The Center of Process Studies’ conference, Money-Creation in a Finite World (free and open to the public, April 10-12, 2012; Claremont Colleges, CA): Money and credit as public services for full-employment, optimal infrastructure, ending debt slavery: Epic proponents, related history of US government and corporate media, partnership for Occupy victory It’s divided into these […]

A TALE OF 2 COUNTRIES

“…they cannot forgive us that we are just so close to them, that we have made a Socialist revolution under the very nose of the United States!” -         Fidel Castro, April 16, 1961   “And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive them that trespass against us.” -         English book of Common Prayer, 1662   […]

U.S - Cuba policy for 50+ years

By Saul Landau and Nelson Valdes U.S. foreign assistance empowers those in Cuba who are working towards positive change to advocate for fundamental freedoms and free market-oriented solutions to meet the needs of Cuban citizens. – U.S. AID web page, March 2011 On March 12, after a two day trial, a Cuban court sentenced Alan […]

Republican Fascism

Are the Republicans and the far Right leaning toward fascism? That sounds like a radical question, and certainly not all Republicans are fascists, but let’s consider past and current historical events. We need to start with a little history. Benito Mussolini is recognized as the father of fascism. When asked how he would describe his […]

Wisconsin public schools hit hard by the policies of capitalism: as public funding for schools falls state by state: All good news to the privatizers out to strangle the public sector

From Larry Miller’s blog: July 5, 2010 Many Wisconsin School Districts Hit Hard By Economy School Finance State aid to schools expected to drop Eleven local districts will receive more than 10% less funding By Amy Hetzner of the Journal Sentinel July 1, 2010 General state aid is expected to decrease for more than half of […]

Leonard J. Martin for State Superintendent of Public Instruction of California

There is an alternative to the corporate candidates in the race for State Superintendent of Public Instruction in the upcoming California primary elections. Not just a candidate who isn’t entirely beholden to corporate interests, including the lucrative charter-voucher industry, but a candidate with a progressive platform. That candidate is Leonard J. Martin of Santa Clarita. […]

Rally to Stop Banksters’ Efforts to Steal More Property

There is a rally at the Florida Capitol in Tallahassee, Florida on Wednesday, April 21, 2010. The banksters want to change the law to avoid having their criminal actions prevent them from reaping the benefits of their crimes.