Occupy This: US History exposes the 1%’s crimes, then and now. 1 of 6

source: Carl Herman. Occupy Wall Street (and nationwide) has three emerging objectives: Public recognition of the 1%’s crimes, centering on war and money. End war and money crimes that annually kill millions, injure billions, and loot trillions of our dollars. Build a brighter future for 100% of humanity, centering on full constructive employment and the creation of money […]

Attack Libya; farewell republic

By Saul Landau Right wing Republicans want to “save” the Constitution, the Republic’s framework, at a time when the USA has enmeshed itself in foreign wars and international military alliances. They cite reverently the framers’ intentions, which did not include excluding Congress from basic information about U.S. policy. Unelected officials have now “classified” (hidden) tens […]

In Praise of Learning by Bertolt Brecht

When this was written in 1931 the Weimar republic had died and Hitler was on the road to power. Brecht, of course, was the great playwrite and poet of the early part of the 1900’s.  His poem, “In Praise of Learning” is more important now than ever!  Here it is in its entirety!   Study […]

The Collapse of the Republic

Philosophers have known for quite some time that when a political philosophy is inadequate, it will show itself conceptually inadequate first, and then ultimately collapse its concrete instantiation. We saw this in Leninist Russia in 1989, and we are now seeing it here in America. The point of this reflection is to underscore the failed philosophy that is now resulting in the failing of the American republic.