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Can democracy in the United States survive naked dictatorial ambition and Christian nationalism in 2024? The biggest danger today: a vengeful would-be dictator and a cultist Christian nationalist movement that are reaching for absolute power in our country. Please help us to inform, to mobilize and to inspire the forces of multi-racial, radical, inclusive democracy to defeat this threat in 2024.

Billionaires or Democracy, Not Both

The only way to steer American democracy to safety is to wrest money out of the claws of the wealthiest elites, who now control finances rivaling the economies of whole nations.

Israel and Lebanon 1982: A Precursor to Gaza

Israel’s insistence on “destroying Hamas” by causing mass civilian casualties and dispossession in Gaza is rooted in this longer-held desire to make “the Palestinian question” disappear.

Friday Nite Videos | December 8, 2023: Environment 2024

We WILL Fix Climate Change! What Will Earth Look Like When These 6 Tipping Points Hit? Five Animals That Could Go Extinct. What Is 'Disease X'? Abrupt Global Ocean Circulation Collapse.

Washington Post Workers Plan Strike

"We're worth more than what they're offering," said the Washington Post News Guild.

Gov. Reeves Mum on Secret Health Care Meetings

During that time, Mississippi’s health industry experienced significant turmoil.

UN Secretary-General Invokes Article 99 on Gaza

Antonio Guterres warned of a deepening ‘catastrophe’ in Gaza as he called on the Security Council to act.

How Israel Got U.S.-Made Smart Bombs

Older man waking amidst the rubble from bombing
Nearly three years ago, Congress gave Israel a pass to stockpile precision-guided bombs "without regard to annual limits." An inside source confirms that even more have been transferred since October 7.

Disproportionate Force Aims To Terrorize Palestinians

Israel is deploying vastly disproportionate force in Gaza, in keeping with an earlier UN fact-finding report that concluded that the Israeli strategy had been “designed to punish, humiliate and terrorise a civilian population.” It will fail. Again.

Big Oil Stifling Democracy To Keep Burning Fossil Fuels

"The multinational $4 trillion fossil fuel industry has not only corrupted citizens' understanding of the climate crisis but also contributed to the erosion of democracy around the world."

"Corporate Personhood” Pushes US Toward Dictatorship

Corporations don't need pure food, clean air, or safe drinking water, but they control our government and elections… and the outcome is proving disastrous.
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Homeless America

Philip C. Kolin
Poet Philip Kolin depicts the plight of the homeless: “They give/American progress a bad name…”


Trump and His Evangelical Believers

Lloyd Green The Guardian
Tim Alberta is a fine guide to the world of conservative US Christians, their dispiriting march to the right, and its ugly cost.


Why Turkey for Christmas and Thanksgiving?

Troy Bickham, The Conversation Modern Farmer
Turkey is practical for serving to a large crowd. In England, King Henry VIII regularly enjoyed turkey on Christmas day a century before the Pilgrims’ feast.


Rustin the Liberal Biopic Versus Rustin the Labor Activist

Netflix’s new feel-good Bayard Rustin biopic, Rustin, claims the civil rights hero has been forgotten because of his sexuality. But it was his fiery and provocative class politics that makes him both controversial and prophetic today.


Taking Sides

Irwin Keller
California Rabbi Irwin Keller chooses no sides in the wars but pleads for unconditional peace.


Friday nite video

We WILL Fix Climate Change!

The future looks grim. Giving up seems the only sensible thing to do. But that’s not true. You are not doomed.