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  • Black People Won’t Be Silenced About Israel

    Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report: There are people throughout the world who have been historically oppressed and who feel vulnerable as a result of this treatment. The Palestinians certainly feel that way. Black people in this country can surely respond, “Welcome to our world!” … If the millions of people protesting Israel’s war crimes can… —>

  • The Crooked Line From 9/11 to Israel’s War On Gaza

    Martin LeFevre:  Speaking of unregenerate war criminals after Kissinger’s death, if journalists could be tried for crimes against humanity, Thomas Friedman would top the list. He coined the phrase “war of choice” against Iraq in 2003, and was an indefatigable cheerleader for that hideously wrongheaded invasion by the United States and its lapdog Britain. More… —>

  • Cop28 and Man’s War On the Earth

    Martin LeFevre:  The Cop climate conferences have become a farce. This year the host nation, the United Arab Emirates, chose an oil company executive, Sultan Al Jaber, to preside over Cop28. And surprise surprise, he’s been lobbying delegates from around the world for oil and gas deals. “At this point we might as well meet… —>

  • Black Media Misleaders Do the Democrats’ Dirty Work

    Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report:  Over a year in advance, the Black Misleadership Class has kicked their efforts to corral Black people into the Democratic party, despite the Dems’ apathy toward Black politics or the concerns of Americans as a whole … Read here … —>

  • Contrary to Dominant Folklore, Evidence Indicates that, Like Oswald, John Wilkes Booth Was Part of Wider Conspiracy

    Jeremy Kuzmarov:  Booth appears to have acted as part of a much wider conspiracy involving Lincoln’s Secretary of War, Edwin Stanton, eight other co-conspirators, and more than 70 government officials and businessmen, some of them connected to the Confederate secret service … Read here … —>

  • The Feds Finally Banned the Use of Cyanide Bombs on BLM Lands

    George Wuerthner:  The Biden Administration’s Department of Interior has formally banned M-44 or what are known as cyanide bombs, from 245 million acres of Bureau of Land Management federal lands. … M-44 are spring-loaded ejectors that contain cyanide poison that has been used for decades to kill predators. … Read here … —>

  • Two Kinds of Consciousness

      Martin LeFevre: Autumn comes late and lasts long in northern California, but the leaves are dropping in droves now. Brown leaves are stacked on rocks in the stream, some jutting straight up and looking like little stupas. At the apex of the afternoon, an intense stillness and beauty pervades the streamside. Everything stands still,… —>

  • President John F. Kennedy: His Life and Public Assassination by the CIA

    Edward Curtin: In this dark time, when the world is spinning out of control, the story of his great courage in the face of an assassination he expected, can inspire us to oppose the systemic forces of evil that control the United States and are leading the world into the abyss. … Read here … —>

  • One Thought At a Time

    Martin LeFevre:  A writer recovering from a traumatic brain injury writes: “It’s strange not remembering the moment that changed my life, that altered my work and vocation, that disrupted the me-ness of me.” What on earth does “the me-ness of me” mean? It’s such illogical and circular thinking that one wonders why the leading newspaper… —>

  • 60 Years After JFK’s Death It Is More and More Apparent that Kennedy Was a Victim of a Palace Coup—Spearheaded by Vice-President Johnson

    Jeremy Kuzmarov:  Johnson of course could not have acted alone but must have acted in concert with other key political players who all had their own motives for taking down JFK: namely, a collusion of interests. … Read here … —>

  • The Real and Present Danger of AI

    Martin LeFevre: In the end, as in the beginning of new cultures or technologies, philosophy matters most. The philosophical conflict in the murky world of AI development, over the so-called doomers versus the ‘accelerationists’/commercializers, has spilled out onto the boardroom floors. What does it have to do with the rest of us? The sheer pettiness,… —>

  • Why Has America Tolerated Six Illegitimate GOP Presidents?

    Thom Hartmann:  “Power at any cost” has been the Republican slogan … This has brought us a series of criminal Republican presidents and corrupt Republican Supreme Court justices, who’ve legalized political bribery while devastating voting and civil rights. … Read here … —>

  • Humankind’s Place In the Universe and Lack of Fit On Earth

    Martin LeFevre: The first step in meditation is to end the observer. Sitting beside the stream in town on a magnificent autumn afternoon, a meditative state deepened after the observer/self dissolved in attentiveness. The continuity of thought ended, and with it psychological time ceased. In that state of awareness in which the ‘I’ was not… —>

  • The Power of Human Solidarity

    Cesar Chelala: The tide of anti-Muslim and anti-Jewish sentiment throughout the world, which seems to be on the rise, demands a historical revision of relations between Muslims and Jews. … “What humanity most urgently needs is a change of mindset, a recommitment to the spirituality of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights … Read here… —>

  • What Will “The New Form of Religion” Look Like?

    Martin LeFevre:  Invited to Russia on business as the Soviet Union was collapsing at the beginning of 1990, I was surprised, in the avowedly atheistic USSR, by a question that Russians asked me everywhere I went: “Are you religious?” I gave a terse, truthful response: Religious without a religion. Not speaking the language, my interpreter… —>