Private Prisons and Modern American Slavery Set to Thrive Under Trump Presidency

March 27, 2017 staff 0

With Trump’s plan to expand the use of private federal prisons, and his executive order to increase the number of immigration officers and escalate deportation enforcement raids nationwide, those private prisons are guaranteed a constant, plentiful supply of ICE detainees to occupy their cells — and even more so, to profit immensely from their barely paid, compulsory labor.

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…

Amid Fevered “Fake News” Hysteria, Mainstream Media Demonstrates How To Fake News Like a Pro With Fake Aleppo Coverage (VIDEO)

December 21, 2016 staff 0

The Western corporate media’s increasingly hysterical denunciations of the Syrian “regime” (never referred to as a legitimate sovereign government), along with allies Russia and Iran, for alleged atrocities in the retaking of Aleppo, painting democratically elected President Bashar al-Assad as a “brutal dictator” who “butchers his own people”, is a measure of the disillusionment and bitterness within the Western neo-liberal power elite over this strategic reversal in the drive to overthrow the sovereign government of President al-Assad.

Alabama Likely Tortured a Man to Death Last Week

December 13, 2016 staff 0

The execution of Ronald Smith last week took far longer than it should have, 34 minutes, during which time he was almost certainly awake when the prison administered the agonizing drugs, whose administration without sedation is an open and shut violation of the Eighth Amendment’s prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment.

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.