We’ve lived so long under the spell of hierarchy—from god-kings to feudal lords to party bosses—that only recently have we awakened to see not only that “regular” citizens have the capacity for self-governance, but that without their engagement our huge global crises cannot be addressed. The changes needed for human society simply to survive, let alone thrive, are so profound that the only way we will move toward them is if we ourselves, regular citizens, feel meaningful ownership of solutions through direct engagement. Our problems are too big, interrelated, and pervasive to yield to directives from on high.
—Frances Moore LappĂ©, excerpt from Time for Progressives to Grow Up

Monday, October 14, 2019

[Special Post] The Syrian Kurds Agree to a Deal with the Government of Syria

In this major development, and likely turning point in the US/Anglo/Zionist Empire's quest to inject chaos into Syria starting back in roughly 2011, many online posts are announcing that the Syrian Kurds, backed formerly by US troops in northern and northeastern Syria, are forced by circumstances to reach an agreement with the Syrian government. First, let's see the posts by the Empire's main propaganda organs: The New York Times, followed by the British propaganda service, Reuters, and the Times of Israel:
Now I list posts from around the world: