Chris Hedges: The Dance of Death

March 24, 2017 staff 0

The ruling corporate elites no longer seek to build. They seek to destroy. They are agents of death. They crave the unimpeded power to cannibalize the country and pollute and Read More…

The Abolition of Work – by Bob Black

December 11, 2016 staff 0

No one should ever work. Work is the source of nearly all the misery in the world. Almost all the evil you’d care to name comes from working or from living in a world designed for work. In order to stop suffering, we have to stop working.

In Praise of Idleness – by Bertrand Russell

December 9, 2016 staff 0

I want to say, in all seriousness, that a great deal of harm is being done in the modern world by belief in the virtuousness of work, and that the road to happiness and prosperity lies in an organized diminution of work.

Congresswoman & Iraq War Veteran Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) to Join Thousands of Veterans at Standing Rock This Weekend (VIDEO)

December 2, 2016 staff 0

On Thursday, Dec. 1, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii, 2nd District) delivered a speech on the House floor urging President Barack Obama to intervene and order the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline be halted immediately. In her speech, she announced her plans to join with thousands of fellow veterans who are “self-deploying” to Standing Rock this weekend to support the demonstrators and protect them from forcible removal.

Army Corps Reverses Course on Standing Rock Eviction as Thousands of Veterans Plan to Shield Water Protectors from Forcible Removal

November 30, 2016 staff 0

On Friday, November 26, 2016, the Army Corps of Engineers announced a December 5 deadline to move protesters off their current location to a nearby “free speech zone.” Just days after setting this ultimatum for demonstrators encamped at the site of the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota, the Army Corps walked back their deadline to move the camp from its current location.

Civil Disobedience Legalized To Enable Protest Against Fracking In Grant Township, Pennsylvania

September 1, 2016 staff 0

Grant Township is tiny community taking up a 27-square-mile patch of Western Pennsylvania that was faced with the threat of a giant energy corporation leaving toxic fracking wastewater deposits under it. Its 700 residents were concerned over the historical trend all over America of protesters being arrested while attempting to speak out against bullying corporations. So Grant Township passed a law that protects its residents from arrest if they protest Pennsylvania General Energy Company’s (PGE) creation of an injection well.

UPDATE: Texas Court Issues Stay of Execution For Man Who Has Never Killed Anyone But Is About To Be Executed For Murder

August 22, 2016 staff 0

The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ruled 7-2 on Friday, August 19 to halt the execution of Jeffrey Lee Wood, a death row inmate awaiting an ostensibly unconstitutional execution by lethal injection for a murder he did not commit nor intend to commit. He was sentenced to death under Texas’ “law of parties” for his involvement in a 1996 convenience store robbery that led to the shooting death of his friend Kriss Keeran, who worked at the store as a clerk.