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John Lennon & Yoko Ono: 'War Is Over! (If You Want It)'

Poverty is the worst form of violence. - Gandhi

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Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth. - Mohandas Gandhi

John and Yoko give peace a chance (7 pictures)

It is always a silly thing to give advice, but to give good advice is fatal.- Oscar Wilde

Universal Healthcare 

’The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.’ Mahatma Gandhi 

"This Land is Your Land"

Renounce War


The Shakespeare Sonnets, from 1 to 154 - the full links

Davy The Fat Boy

"You must never suggest that ordinary people collaborated. You must never suggest that the people who committed crimes were not monsters but human beings under certain pressures who do not belong to a separate category but are completely normal people." - Louis Malle

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"The past is never the past. It is always present. And you better reckon with it in your life and in your daily experience, or it will get you. It will get you really bad. It will come and it will devour you, it will remove you from the present. It will steal your future and this happens every day." - Bruce Springteen

(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love & Understanding

"Belief in a cruel God makes a cruel man." Thomas Paine

War Is Not The Answer

The only devils in this world are those running around in our own hearts,
and that is where all our battles should be fought.
~Mahatma Gandhi

"Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!" –from "Ozymandias" (Ramesses the Great)

To love oneself is the beginning of a life-long romance. - Oscar Wilde

Green, green, green entry

“I hope I don’t go to hell. Imagine the table talk of all those popes.” - Luis Buñuel

"Whether they are fit for independence or not remains to be tried. Merit is no justification for freedom." T. E. Lawrence wrote about Iraqis on 22 August 1920.


“Hic Rhodus, hic salta!”

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Renounce War

"If a majority of workers want a union, they should get a union; it's that simple" ~ Barack Obama, April 2008


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"I'm neither Trotskyist nor Guevarist or Luxemburgist, I'm a revolutionary. And revolution needs to be reinvented, for no revolutionary experiment has ever succeeded. Some of them ended up as bloody caricatures".- Olivier Besancenot

Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros Police and Thieves.

"I would rather be vaguely right, than precisely wrong." - John Maynard Keynes

Polonius advice to his son Laertes:

"Those friends thou hast and their adoption tried,
Grapple them unto thy soul with hoops of steel."

Polonius' advice:

"This above all—
To thine own self be true;
And it must follow
As the night the day,
Thou canst not then
Be false to any man."


Seeräuber Jenny


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“The difficulty lies, not in the new ideas, but in escaping from the old ones, which ramify, for those brought up as most of us have been, into every corner of our minds.” - John Maynard Keynes

"The problems we face today cannot be solved by the minds that created them." - Albert Einstein


“Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, the soul of soulless conditions, it is the opium of the people.” - Marx


John Lennon Give Peace a Chance Live in Toronto 1969

Give Peace A Chance

"The comfort of the rich depends upon an abundant supply of the poor" - Voltaire

The Great Transformation By Karl Polanyi

---MAHALIA JACKSON Live late 1960's--- We shall overcome



Muir Beach in Marin California

Cuba's zunzún or bumblebee hummingbird

War is Over If You Want It

“I was not the one to invent lies: they were created in a society divided by class and each of us inherited lies when we were born. It is not by refusing to lie that we will abolish lies: it is by eradicating class by any means necessary.” — Jean Paul Sartre, Dirty Hands: act 5, scene 3. 1963

What is Property? By P. J. Proudhon


1000 artworks to see before you die

Caused by the future adminstration

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." - Margaret Mead.

Highland clan chief Diarmid MacAulay walks us through his favourite landscapes in Scotland

“He who serves all, best serves himself.” Jack London

Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds

‘If you work for a living, why do you kill yourself working?” Tuco from “Buono, il brutto, il cattivo, Il (1966)

"In October 1884, a convention held by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions unanimously set May 1, 1886, as the date by which the eight-hour work day would become standard. When May 1, 1886 approached, American labor unions prepared for a general strike in support of the eight-hour day. The Haymarket affair is generally considered to have been an important influence on the origin of international May Day observances for workers"

Revolution Number 9 Backwards


“believe nothing until it has been officially denied.”- Claude Cockburn

Strawberry Fields Forever

Victor Jara - Comandante Che Guevara

Marjorie Cohn is president of the National Lawyers Guild

It's got electrolytes

The dull compulsion of economic relations completes the subjection of the laborer to the capitalist. - Marx

"When you start a war for the wrong reasons, you are responsible for all that follows, even the other side's atrocities." - Michael Neumann

Empire's Military Bases Map

A Campaign to Cut Poverty in the United States in Half in Ten Years

It's Bigger Than Hip Hop

Howl: People vs Ferlinghetti - Final mp3 Beat Generation, etc

"Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little."- Edmund Burke

Glimpses of Nature


"New York City Hippie"

“Labor cannot, on any terms, surrender the right to strike.” —Louis Brandeis, Supreme Court Justice

Steve Earle - City Of Immigrants (Official)

Works in Progress

“The scab is a traitor to his God, his mother, and his class” Jack London

"Information is like air. It must be free for all. Forever."

Social Justice Leadership

"Any law which violates the inalienable rights of man is essentially unjust and tyrannical; it is not a law at all." -- Maximilien Robespierre

"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek." - June Jordan

If we are always guided by other people’s thoughts, what’s the good of having our own? -- Oscar Wilde from “A Good Woman” 

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.” - Helen Keller


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America is gangsterism for the private profit of the few.-Vanessa Redgrave

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"There was never a good war or a bad peace." Benjamin Franklin

It was James Baldwin who said, “People who shut their eyes to reality simply invite their own destruction.”

"The real difficulty in changing any enterprise lies not in developing new ideas, but in escaping from the old ones." John Maynard Keynes

Reality leaves a lot to the imagination. - John Lennon


Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent. - Isaac Asimov

"War is cruelty and you cannot refine it." - Gen. William T. Sherman 1820-1891

"Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance." - Will Durant

"History is one big smoking gun and the function of the official press is to say this isn't so." - Alex Cockburn

Dovetail Joints

Collective puts Marx's Das Kapital on stage

"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"What is capital punishment if not the most premeditated of murders to which no criminal act, no matter how calculated, can be compared."-- Albert Camus


"We need to acknowledge, if we are thoughtful people, that terror is everywhere, and has been with us always, and involves all kind of people who later get called men of peace.'"- P. Sabin Willett

The Mindsweep - A Fellatio Rodriguez Film


"Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it." - George Bernard Shaw

No One Is Safe: The Ruling Class Unleashed

Do do do do do do- oh yeah!

"No matter how cynical you get, it's impossible to keep up."- Lily Tomlin

“Neither the colourless vagueness of cosmopolitanism nor the fierce self-idolatry of nation worship is the goal of human history.”- Rabindranath Tagore

"The crimes of the US throughout the world have been systematic, constant, clinical, remorseless, and fully documented but nobody talks about them" - Harold Pinter

"A clever man solves a problem; a wise man avoids it." Einstein



No Human Being Is Illegal

"It is so simple a remedy, merely service. Not one ignoble thought or act is demanded of any of all men and women in the world to make fair the world. The call is for nobility of thinking, nobility of doing. The call is for service, and such is the wholesomeness of it. He who serves all best serves himself." - Jack London


"Possession is nine tenths of the problem." - Dr. Winston O'Boogie

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“The first revolutionary act is to call things by their true names.”- Rosa Luxemburg

Before You Enlist

“Some men see things as they are and say why? I dream things that never were and say 'Why not?” - George Bernard Shaw

Soldier, We Love You

"Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!" –from "Ozymandias

This Labor Day ("Our lives are worth more than their profits")

Zelaya's Coup

New Japanese Leadership Causes Discomfort in the U.S.

Aracataca and Sucre

The Quiet Giant, The Wye Oak

Which Side Are You On?

South of the Border is Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone's record of a trip to Venezuela to meet the president, Hugo Chávez

Teaching the "Slave Ship" to Prisoners Inside Auburn Prison

Thursday by William Carlos Williams

Looks Great, Less Filling

Water: the Newest Wave of Corporate "Social Responsibility"

Images show one galaxy engulfing another

Mexico's Plagues

Michael Moore's Capitalism: A Love Story

Will the IG Report Cover the Role of White Shoe Law Firms? Madoff and the SEC's Revolving Door

Doctors and psychologists the CIA employed to monitor its "enhanced interrogation" of terror suspects have committed, unlawful human experimentation

Covering for Cheney The Press and Torture

The curious case of the missing Egyptian and the Swiss police

Lies, damned lies... and the double-speak I would expunge

Untold Truths About the American Revolution

On Strike for Health Care Justice

No wonder America's banks are making profits again: the US government is bribing them to borrow its own money

Japan opposition heading for historic election victory

Honduras: Lessons From the Coup: Or, Why Are We in Honduras Anyhow?

Bernie Sanders Denounces Bernanke Reappointment

Beware Authoritative "Inside Washington" Sources Who Say The Public Option is Dead

US wants 20,000 more troops to fight Taliban

Anti-fascism isn’t working

The Secret History of Hurricane Katrina

The Nuclear Gang Rides Again

Wheat can be a wholesome, nutritious and tasty ingredient in your day-to-day cooking

Learning About Financialization the Hard Way

Actor, Director Tim Robbins Takes Up Historic Vietnam War Protest in Production of “The Trial of the Catonsville Nine”

Part II: Tim Robbins on Activism in Hollywood from the 1930s to the Present

Kennedy galvanises fight to reform US healthcare

Dust to dust for the ghosts of Route 66

Kennedy's Sins Against Labor

Orange Suits for Tenet and Rumsfeld, Too: Closing in on the Torturers

Kennedy's redemption from the depths

(And Join Our Union) Please Buy Our Beer

Why Didn't the Leopard Eat Tom Friedman?

A mean streak in the US mainstream

A Stalemated Action of History

The placebo effect: when we believe it, it is true

From the crusaders on, contempt for the Arabs is written in stone

The Acteal Killings, Twelve Years On

Imprisoned Native American Activist Leonard Peltier Again Denied Parole

Castro: a healthier picture emerges

We are deeply concerned by the absence of statements and reports from your organization over the serious and systematic human rights abuses that have been committed under the Honduran coup regime over the past six weeks

Al-Megrahi is home. And he is innocent

Mike Seeger: Folk musician who influenced Bob Dylan and the Grateful Dead

Co-ops Superior to Corporations

British authorities and the financial sector are linked for the first time to the late Chilean dictator's £1bn fortune. Hugh O'Shaughnessy reports

For the truth, look to Tehran and Damascus – not Tripoli

"I see people dying at least monthly because we have been unable to get them what they needed." - Dying for affordable healthcare — the uninsured speak

Town Hall Protests: Astroturf 2.0?

Democracy and occupation don't mix

To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead. - Thomas Paine

Healthy people with swine flu do not need Tamiflu, says WHO

Influential Puerto Rican Activist Group the Young Lords Marks 40th Anniversary

American Justice is Truly Sick

UBS Money Laundering: What Did Phil Gramm Know?

Unwritten CIA Death Contract Awarded to Blackwater

Honduran Forces Using Arrests, Beatings to Punish Zelaya Supporters

Democracy will not bring freedom

Grim Times for Irish Travelers

Israel's Migrant Labor Policies

The Worst and the Best Thing to Happen to the Democratic Party in Years

The Policy-Speak Disaster for Health Care

Legendary Lawyer Doris Brin Walker Dies; Represented Angela Davis, Smith Act Defendants

How to cope with flu pandemics

CIA hired private contractors for secret assassination project

Whether intended or unintended, the consequence is that we have come to reflexively view ourselves – our bodies, brains, and genes – rather than our societal environment as pathogenic, against all evidence to the contrary.

Liberal backlash against Whole Foods boss after he criticises Obama's plans

Why these deaths hit home as hard as the Somme

Hoyer remained focused on undermining Obama,

Scientists uncover new ocean threat from plastics

There are a Lot of Angry People Out There

The Specter of Debt Revolt Is Haunting Europe

Is Glenn Beck too right wing even for Fox News?

Whose Acre?

Howard Dean Calls Public Option Indispensable

U.S. Turns Blind Eye to Israel's New Separation Policy

Can the Washington Post Save Dick Cheney?

Mike Mills, Let's Be Human Beings, 2003

In praise of tea, the brew that powered Britain for centuries

I've never met Dov Yermiya, a Jewish Israeli peace activist who is now 94 years old.

A Letter to Dov Yermiya - A Jeremiad

Bagram Isn't the New Guantánamo, It's the Old Guantánamo

In the Theater of Isak Dinesen

The brutal truth about America’s healthcare

Calling the Bank's Bluff - Why a Debtor's Revolt Would Work

America’s biggest economic problem? We’re all broke. Literally.

Horrendous violence has never really abated, despite propaganda lauding the ‘surge’

Who will be the first American to lay down his life for (or against) healthcare reform? I'm serious. From a distance, the hysteria at politicians' town hall meetings these past two weeks across the US comes across as the theatre of the absurd.

As Hostilities Loom, Propaganda War with Venezuela Heats Up - Colombian Elites Fear Bolivaran Revolution

Netroots Nation August 13-16, 2009

Kill It Once, Kill It Twice Single-Payer and Medicare

Little has changed since the secretive days of the Suez crisis

History Never Ends I Hate to Bother You

Labor and the Conventional Wisdom

Boycotting Big Beer - Why We Should All Shun Union-Busting Beer Companies

John Cusack, Gen X's Favorite Antihero

“It takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place”

A French Revelation, or The Burning Bush

Because so much of the broad U.S. middle class will have their personal net worth decimated, it might lead to a social and political crisis of sorts.

Trial by FBI Investigation

Hiroshima Day - America Has Been Asleep at the Wheel for 64 Years

It's a Planned Demolition - There is No Recession

A U.S. Connection: The Honduran Coup

Ministers' admission links MI5 and MI6 to 'torture victim'

A Prescription for Peace - Hiroshima and Nagasaki Remembered

The UK must become more self-sufficient and increase food production on a big scale to cope with dwindling global sources

The Recession Isn't Over, By a Long Shot

Isn't Anyone Watching the Fed? - Bernanke's Shell Game

'Now let me die in Britain'

Millions of Americans Pushed Into No-Law System by Colluding Banks

Searching For Enemies

Hacker's mother makes appeal to Obama

Rectifying the Hit-Team Affair

Hollywood rediscovers rum, music and the magic of Havana

The Biden and Clinton Mutinies

Gulf War legacy flares as 'stingy' Kuwait puts the squeeze on Iraq

Britain Pondered Raid on Iran Over Hostages Victims of a Covert Tit-for-Tat War

Why does life in the Middle East remain rooted in the Middle Ages?

As Iran protests go global, the regime reacts

It's got Johnny Depp as a frightwigged Mad Hatter

Lessons in justice and fairness from a no-nonsense historian

Moon landing's 40th anniversary Video (4min 13sec)

Heralded by the Supreme Court as Fair, Vast Private Judicial System Exposed as Fraud Judicial Apartheid

'Hello mum, this is going to be hard for you to read ...'

From Arbenz to Zelaya Chiquita in Latin America

Gambling with peace: how US bingo dollars are funding Israeli settlements

We are at war, but where is the leadership?

Florida launches mass python hunt

A Real Win for Single-Payer Advocates

Howard Dean on His Prescription for Real Healthcare Reform

Don't Ask Permission

The story of Baha Mousa

Why So Much Sympathy for Madoff's Dupes and So Little for the Poor?

'Government Sachs' Strikes Gold... Again

A Study in Contrast: Uighurs vs. Afghans

To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead. - Thomas Paine

We shall have to demand that Attorney General Eric Holder do his duty and move quickly to start the process to hold accountable those responsible for dragging our country down into a moral abyss.

'Open fire and don't ask questions' - Human rights group Breaking the Silence hears Israeli soldiers describe human shield and 'shoot first' policies during the recent conflict in Gaza

The Assassination Bureau

False hopes and phoney democracy

Hello, Goodbye - The End of "Nice" Health Care Reform

Israeli soldiers reveal the brutal truth of Gaza attack Troops' testimonies disclose loose rules of engagement and use of civilians as human shields. Palestinian houses were systematically destroyed by 'insane artillery firepower'

Washington is Playing a Deeper Game with China

An Interview With Gary Snyder - Walking Mount Tam

Bastille Day - "God has always been hard on the poor." Jean-Paul Marat - July 14, 2009

Some lessons in sacrifice from Liverpool in two world wars

Perhaps this country really does need a wonder sticker?

“The defeats and victories of the fellows at the top aren't always defeats and victories for the fellows at the bottom” Bertolt Brecht

“Hollywood isn’t so much a place, as a state of mindlessness” —John Gregory Dunne

You won't find any lessons in unity in the Dead Sea Scrolls

The US needs a truth and reconciliation inquiry

The Deflating Economy

What Will History Make of Colin Powell?

All sides blame McNamara for Vietnam: People for and against the war agree on one thing only: It was Robert McNamara's fault

You won't find any lessons in unity in the Dead Sea Scrolls

Introducing the Employee Liberation Act

The Annual Trailer

No prompt solution to Honduras coup crisis

The words of God do not justify cruelty to women Discrimination and abuse wrongly backed by doctrine are damaging society, argues the former US president

Phone-hacking victims threaten ‘class action’ suit

Swine Flu Accidentally Resurrected From the Dead?

Lurching Toward Populism, Not Fascism Europe's New Politics of Hard Times

This bloody war: eight British soldiers killed in 24 hours

Science Space exploration: The first Earthling to journey to Mars

Forget regulation – the banks are back to business as usual

We need a Treasury Secretary that can identify with working men and women and who is able to fight for the needs of all working people.

Clinton, Obama, Rubin, Summers.... Axelrod, Emanuel.. these men share many traits, it would seem, such as extolling the virtues of patience.

The Great American Bubble Machine

“Everyone chases after happiness, not noticing that happiness is right at their heels.”- Bertolt Brecht

Officers are to investigate allegations by former Guantanamo Bay detainee Binyam Mohamed that MI5 officers were complicit in his torture.

As the Republican Party implodes the public is becoming aware of a secretive Christian society known as the Family or the Fellowship.

When Will The Recovery Begin? Never

Probably? Not!

Latin America Asks: Are the Gorillas Back? - After the Honduran Coup

Smoke dope and save the state of California, dude

Making It a Make-or-Break Issue The Settlements and the Quartet

President Obama, It's Up to You to Rectify This Injustice: The Cuban Five: a Cold War Case in a Post-Cold War World

Government Flounders as Adm. Hudson Nails Problems - Revamping the Military Commissions

'Free speech' defeats incitement laws

Otto Reich and the International Republican Institute - Honduran Destablization, Inc.

Who asked for Ireland's blasphemy law? New rules which forbid causing 'outrage' among religious people have baffled Ireland. We were getting along just fine without them

Charity, Checkpoints and Client Rulers - Two-State Solution, Israeli-Style

As British forces suffer a sharp rise in casualties, the new Defence Secretary is forced to acknowledge 'gloom and worry'

Scientists have found an anti-ageing drug that works on mice – and could do the same for humans

Real Health, Real Reform

"Everyone of them knew that as time went by they'd get a little bit older and a litter slower but..."

Israel's internal security service has been given a de facto veto over the appointment of judges in an unprecedented decision that has the country's embattled liberals up in arms.

Google's new platform Chrome aims

When Sadism Goes Systematic - Prison Rape as Policy

Since 1998, the drug czar has been mandated to lie to the American people. So what would a fact-based drug policy look like?

The Ending of "Free Market" Delusions?

Breakthrough offers hope of finding cure for male infertility

May He Rest in Darkness McNamara: From the Tokyo Firestorm to the World Bank

The Word of Men

Bill Mahar and the Secretary of Education Think Alike - When in Doubt, Blame a Labor Union

Honduran Coup Regime Blocks Ousted President Zelaya’s Return; Troops Open Fire on Supporters at Airport Killing Two

Gag Order: Obama Hushes Health Care Advocates

Martin Scorsese on the Woodstock Festival

The Raids on the Resistances Bookstore Zionist Fanatics Practice Serial Vandalism in Paris

The Patriot's Guide to Legalization

Off Dead Center: William Appleman Williams

The Racism of Minister Atias - Israel Calls on Ultra-Orthodox Jews to Stop "Arab Takeover"

Top judge: 'use of drones intolerable' - Unmanned weapons are condemned by Lord Bingham as 'beyond the pale'

Saddam Hussein's failing was not stupidity, but arrogance and brutality

The Salmon Mousse

Gob Smacked

Violent clashes at airport as exiled president, backed by other Latin American leaders, attempts return

Fly me to the Moon: the Apollo 11 ahead of lift-off on 16 July 1969

Christmas In Heaven

Congress's $1.2 Million a Day Drug Habit—and Pharma's Phony "Gift" to Health Care Reform

Don't Ask for Whom the Bell Tolls ... The Parable of Michael Jackson's Debts

Peace worker James Wilde describes the situation in Honduras

"Party of No" Set to Sweep Mexican Midterms

A man of brutality and arrogance who knew how to play to American suspicions

Did Obama know about the Honduras coup all along?

A Modest Proposal for Garrisoned Lands

Celebrating the Fourth by Remembering the Fifth

This Land Is Your Land

Put Goldman on a diet of humble pie

The Great American Bubble Machine

Untold Truths About the American Revolution

As U.S. Troops Being to Withdraw... The Haggling Over Iraqi Oil

We need a Treasury Secretary that can identify with working men and women and who is able to fight for the needs of all working people.

“Crisis and Hope: Theirs and Ours”

The meaning of life

How the Press Helped Destroy the Auto Industry - Detroit's Collapse: the Untold Story

Crossing the Rubicon in Latin America Honduran Coup: Target Left?

Guatemalan Democracy: Hanging on By its Fingernails

If Obama’s government wants to send a powerful message about the sincerity behind the US rhetoric on liberty, democracy, and respect for the rule of law, it needs to accompany words with actions

ACLU Statement on Raid at Progressive Candidate's Fundraiser

Busby Campaign, Supporters And Allies Publicly Mobilize Against Sheriff's Raid

Why the Economy Has Yet to Hit Bottom - Running on Empty

A coup Latin America didn't need: It was inevitable that the people at the top would fight to preserve their privileges

American Casino

Privatisation has been a train wreck With National Express abandoning a franchise, the system is bankrupt. Railway nationalisation is the only rational solution

We Are Most Free When We Are Most Bound to Others - Beyond Independence

The Color of the Race Problem Is White

The Madoff Scandal: Nothing Is Settled

Amnesty accuses Israel of Gaza war crimes

Netanyahu's "Peace" Plan - Ethnic Cleansing as State Policy

Worker Uprising Against Wells Fargo Spreads


How Goldman Sachs and Citi Run the Show - The Wall Street White House

Obama's False Friends of Health Reform

Spinning the Honduran Coup - Latin America Media Battle Continues

From Royal Mail to Post Bank

Unlocked: the secrets of schizophrenia

The library that never closes: The Open Library hopes to unite the net and the printed word by creating a web page for every book. Bobbie Johnson talks to the audacious project's leader

A Fearless Israeli Journalist- Remembering Amnon Kapeliouk

'Unrepentant' Biggs to remain in jail

Debt is capitalism’s dirty little secret

Teen survivor of Yemeni jet crash 'doing well'

The Usurpers of Tegucigalpa - Honduras: a Coup With No Future

Ronnie Biggs 'to be freed within days'

Behind the Honduran Coup Why Zelaya's Actions Were Legal

The Big Question: Why has another Airbus crashed, and is flying becoming more risky?

Democracy Derailed in Honduras

Swedish software firm buys The Pirate Bay for £4.7m

What the Jump in the U.S. Savings Rate Really Means: Debt Deflation Arrives

Franken gives Democrats 'super majority'

Made of Lies

Religion and schools don't mix People should have the right to believe whatever they wish. But schools must provide a safe haven from indoctrination

The Rise, Represion and Uncertain Future of the Coup: Showdown in Honduras

The United States’ Anti-Democratic Pattern in Honduras

Between Tel Aviv and Tehran

Coup in Honduras: Military Ousts President Manuel Zelaya Supporters Defy Curfew and Take to the Streets

Did leak from a laboratory cause swine flu pandemic? Same strain of influenza was released by accident three decades ago

President Obama’s reaction to the coup leads us to understand that Washington engaged the Honduran coup.

"This coup has removed a legitimate and constitutional government simply for wanting to carry out a consultation ...

Honduras was plunged into a political crisis that threatened to spill across the region hours after President Manuel Zelaya was thrown out by the army and exiled to Costa Rica

"Healthcare is a right. Stand with us and fight."

Author Naomi Klein Calls for Boycott of Israel

There’s nowhere to hide for Obama now. He’s either going to deliver on his campaign promises to change the course of the nation towards a brighter future not dominated by special interests, or he’s going to sustain the corrupt, inefficient, predatory and outdated systems that have brought this nation to its knees.

Hyping Iran, Ignoring Mexico - The New York Times and Stolen Elections

Round-world flight planned for solar-powered plane

"What Can I Do?"

'Bribes and bombs' scandal returns to haunt Sarkozy

It's Not Too Late - Six Ways to Reinvigorate Labor

We need a Treasury Secretary that can identify with working men and women and who is able to fight for the needs of all working people.

“The people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same way in any country.”

American Friends on Palestine/Israeli Issues

“…most people want to believe that they live in a fair world. They therefore adopt "cognitive coping strategies" that justify existing inequalities.” - Fabian research director Tim Horton

The secret life of numbers

Negative equity hits one in six prime mortgages

Tony Benn talks about democracy from the movie - Sicko

The Triumph of Williams's 'Tragedy'

Andy Goldsworthy art trail in France

Helen Yaffe explores impact of Che Guevara as an economist and politician

Honoring Dr. Linda Farley, Advocate for Single-Payer

After the horrors of September 11, even this one percent risk of catastrophe is unacceptable.

Happiness seems to go hand in glove with our willingness to live with mediocrity – Dr. Zimmerman Robert

Two Which Do You Aspire Two? Goldsworthy's Spire and Pereira’s Transamerica

Andy Goldsworthy’s Spire in the Presidio of San Francisco

Sizewell nuclear disaster averted by dirty laundry, says official report - Contractor noticed water from radioactive cooling pond that posed 'significant risk to operators and public'

The Age of Reason - Thomas Paine (1794)

There's Life and There's Stuff

We need a Treasury Secretary that can identify with working men and women and who is able to fight for the needs of all working people.

The real enemy is deflation

Bring On The Lucie

Marxism 2009: A festival of resistance - 2-6 July, Central London 200 meetings • Music, drama, art, film Hosted by the SWP

"It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go." - Bertrand Russell

“The goal was to maximise public benefit rather than to maximise profits." Hilary Wainwright

Public service reform ... but not as we know it!

Howard Dean, Elizabeth Edwards, and Neera Tanden about health-care reform at the New Yorker Summit.

Dead Souls or "Belief in a cruel God makes a cruel man."

Counter Punch Weekend Edition April 3-5, 2009 Website of the Day: The Corner Store

"The problems we face today cannot be solved by the minds that created them." - Albert Einstein

Corner Store - The Film

"Poverty is the worst form of violence."- Gandhi

Attenborough: Genesis? It can go forth and multiply

"Evolution is not just a theory ... it is a historical fact,"

"A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right.'
- Thomas Paine

"The United States is the only wealthy, industrialized nation that does not have a universal health care system."

"The life of a single human being is worth a million times more than all the property of the richest man on earth." - Ernesto "Che" Guevara

Begged, Borrowed & Stolen: The Socha Film Project

Forty-Eight: The Movie about Katherine Bruens

The New Deal was, for the most part, phenomenally successful, but there are many ways it could have gone further or been better organized -- failings it is critical we avoid this time around.

"A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is a reality." Yoko Ono

Tagore put it succinctly: “Neither the colourless vagueness of cosmopolitanism nor the fierce self-idolatry of nation worship is the goal of human history.”

"The universe we observe, if properly understood, has all the properties we should expect if there is no purpose, no design, no evil, and no good. Nothing but blind, pitiless indifference. Each form eternally destroyed while others take its place." - Darwin

Darwin at 200: a family celebration

"Does not Dionysius seem to have made it sufficiently clear that there can be nothing happy for the person over whom some fear always looms?"- Cicero, Tusculan Disputations 5.1

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things that escape those who dream only at night. Edgar Allan Poe

Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. shaking hands at the Capitol Building March 26th, 1964

“…it’s hard to build your soul when everyone around you is trying to sell theirs.” - William Deresiewicz

The Disadvantages of an Elite Education

Power in the desert: solar towers will harness sunshine of southern Spain

Hope has two beautiful daughters. Their names are anger and courage; anger at the way things are, and courage to see that they do not remain the way they are - St. Augustine of Hippo

Jean Renoir's Grand Illusion

“He who serves all, best serves himself.” Jack London

Quite Early Morning

Empire Falls

We call on the next U.S. President and administration to engage in a new foreign policy based on these five core principles.

Going Down To Cuba Live

The Recurring Myth of Peak Oil

How I Won The War (1967) Parts 1-11

Nickel and Dimed from The American Ruling Class!

Doctor's Orders: Health Coverage for Everyone

When you start a war for the wrong reasons, you are responsible for all that follows, even the other side's atrocities.

All the experts admit that we should legalise drugs

Social Security: Here today, still here tomorrow

Legalise all drugs: chief constable demands end to 'immoral laws'

The Case for Universal Health Care

We must engage in the Long Resistance to this current world war, using every nonviolent means to bring about its end.

“Never believe anything until it’s officially denied.”

A Feather From The Sky

Five More Minutes

The mouse that shook the world

Five More Minutes

The Last Antiwar Poem

"Wichita Vortex Sutra"

Helen Caldicott speaks up for us

Nuclear Energy: Still a Bad Idea

"it takes two to speak the truth, one to speak and another to hear"
- henry david thoreau

“. . . the ever memorable and blessed Revolution…A city cemetery could contain the coffins filled by that brief Terror which we have all been so diligently taught to shiver at and mourn over; but all France could hardly contain the coffins filled by that older and real Terror -- that unspeakably bitter and awful Terror which none of us has been taught to see in its vastness or pity as it deserves.” -- Mark Twain


Human Rights

It has been said, "if you understand, things are just as they are; if you do not understand, things are just as they are." Let us understand that to live is a human right. We have a right not to be killed; others have also have a right not to be killed.

Poet John Donne's line "never send to ask for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee," says it well.

When the gods wish to punish us, they answer our prayers. - Oscar Wilde, An Ideal husband, 1893


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