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

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Posts for today, Wednesday, October 30, 2019, that I especially recommend to people who want to know and understand how the ravages of capitalism are affecting the worldwide victims of the system.

  • Interview: Syrian Girl on Trump’s Latest U-Turn in Syria, a 44:17m in-depth interview with "Syrian Girl", who, I believe, is now residing in Australia having fled, like many Syrians, the dangers of living in her war-torn country. The interview is posted on 21st Century Wire (British based) and conducted by Patrick Henningsen, an American.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Posts I especially recommend to you for today: Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Posts I especially recommend to you for today: Sunday, October 27, 2019

  • 'This Ship is Sinking' Says Former Bush Official - Empire Files. "Abby Martin interviews retired U.S. Army Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson, former national security advisor to the Reagan administration, who spent years as an assistant to Secretary of State Colin Powell during both Bush administrations." From Telesur via YouTube.