WOODSTOCK 50 YEARS TAKING STOCK/ OUR RECLAMATION

https://youtu.be/rynxqdNMry4 by Tim Duff Tonka Bay, Minnesota edited by O Society August 13, 2019 By the beginning of 1969, the counterculture began to splinter and turn more contentious. The November 1968 election of Richard Nixon brought about a counter-reaction. Eight years of Democratic liberalism ended with this Republican's election as president. The high era of … Continue reading WOODSTOCK 50 YEARS TAKING STOCK/ OUR RECLAMATION

The Second Amendment and Madness

by Robert Parry edited by O Society August 10, 2019 The Right’s powerful propaganda apparatus sold millions of Americans on the dangerous and false notion the Framers of the U.S. Constitution incorporated the Second Amendment in the Bill of Rights so an armed population could fight the government the Framers had just created. As a … Continue reading The Second Amendment and Madness

Here is Exactly Why Congress Won’t Act on Gun Violence, Climate Crisis, Impeaching Trump or Anything Else

https://youtu.be/Qj1RS9vHcsw by Ted Rall edited by O Society August 7, 2019 I’m from Dayton so I’m thinking about this today: Why hasn’t Congress done anything to address our national epidemic of mass shootings, namely reviving the assault weapons ban? People—Democrats and not a few Republicans—ask me that all the time. I bet all left-leaning pundits get that question. The … Continue reading Here is Exactly Why Congress Won’t Act on Gun Violence, Climate Crisis, Impeaching Trump or Anything Else

To Make the US a Democracy, the Constitution Itself Must Change

C.J. Polychroniou interviews Noam Chomsky edited by O Society August 2, 2019 Why do so many people in the U.S. today find Trump’s racist rants and authoritarian mindset appealing? What are the political checks and balances — or lack thereof — that can ward off the impact of the Republican leadership’s disastrous policies? Is a constitutional … Continue reading To Make the US a Democracy, the Constitution Itself Must Change

America Through Nazi Eyes

At the bus station in Durham, North Carolina, May 1940. (Photo by Jack Delano via Library of Congress.) The most radical Nazis were the most aggressive champions of U.S. law. Where the fascist found the U.S. example lacking, it was because they thought it was too harsh by Omer Aziz edited by O Society July … Continue reading America Through Nazi Eyes

The Great Reckoning

Why the Anthropocene is Not Climate Change What’s the cliché? History is written by the victors. Of course, if/when this Anthropocene extinction burst culminates in Mad Max world, humans may lose the ability to read and write all together. Planet of the Apes becomes self-fulfilling prophecy. WINNING! Humans and monkeys are both primates. But humans … Continue reading The Great Reckoning