"[N]ot the Time. . .to Follow the Line of Least Resistance"

In a major journal from the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), a teacher and scholar laments the current state of implementing the research in language: “A brief consideration will indicate reasons for the considerable gap between the research currently available and the utilization of that research in school programs and methods” (p. 87). […]

3-minute video: US policies cause poverty, terrorism, war to enrich US oligarchs

source: Carl Herman Renegade Economist has a brilliant 3-minute video (at left) to explain US foreign policy as predatory imperialism. Their upcoming Feature Documentary, Four Horsemen, will build upon public understanding from the 2011 Academy Award Winner, Inside Job, to recognize oligarchic looting in the trillions of dollars every year. Former Chief Economist, John Perkins, also has […]

Understanding the Issues at KPFA: Tale of Foxes in the Henhouse

By Carol Spooner Two years ago there were major staff cuts all across the Pacifica Network — all except KPFA. For the rest of the network salaries and related expenses were cut 18.5% from 2008 to 2010 — from $6.3 million to $5.1 million. But at KPFA the reduction was just 6.1% — from $2.4 […]

Reducing the Deficit.

The biggest key to reducing the deficit lies in understanding how it got there. Basically, the United States started an illegal war, actually two if one classes Osama bin Laden’s attack on the World Trade Center as a criminal Act as opposed to a war. Wars are between “nations.” W took this as an excuse […]

Unspoken Symbols of Terror

The Islamic Community Center and Terrorism Symbols: America’s Quest for Hypocritical Perfection By: Solomon Comissiong A substantial number of Americans seem to savor opportunities that will expose them for the barbaric hypocrites they are. As if it were simply not good enough to be mindless sheep non-critically responding to the drumbeat of the historically anti-democratic […]

Educational attainment for first and second generation immigrant youth

https://docs.google.com/viewer?url=http://www.urban.org/uisa/upload/UISA-Brief-5.pdf School is the first the first major formal organization the child encounters.  If we do not fight for public education the child will grow up without critical thinking or citizenship skills.  This is what the ruling class wants. Do not be beguiled by Arne Duncan and the failed Obama administration.  They are simply a […]

Understanding Israel's criminal seige of Gaza; one aspect of US Orwellian "leadership"

source with video. I previously wrote that if Iran had carried out the Gaza carnage, the US and Israel would have already initiated war against Iran. In my comprehensive resource article, “Government by dicts,” is the documentation of acknowledged US military/CIA control of corporate media that explains why US public understanding of Israel’s criminal Crime […]

The Democratic Illusion

The Democratic Illusion By: Solomon Comissiong The illusion of democracy within the illegitimate borders of America continues to psychologically obfuscate masses of US citizens. Just as people who are strung out on opiates begin to hallucinate imaging a “reality” that simply does not exist, so too are most Americans as they continue believing that their […]