Black girls shouldn’t have to parade our trauma to be recognized as deserving. - Alexandria Onuoha
African women willingly taking positions of leadership, power, and influence within the political and military infrastructure of the United States. Positions that require, as part of their job descriptions, acts of extreme ongoing violence against the world’s most oppressed populations, including their own people.
Don't be gaslit, you don't owe hateful bigots unity, ever.
"The hegemony of (white) big capital allows for very few cracks in the corporate-mediated public discourse that might reveal Black folks’ actual worldviews, beyond the excruciatingly narrow left-right choices presented by the two corporate parties." - Glen Ford, Black is Back Coalition
"Often media concentration is considered to have a detrimental effect upon democratic systems, which vitally depend on a diverse media system, that reflects the whole variety of ideas, viewpoints and opinions that exist in a society and represents a wide range of political and cultural societal groups." - World Information.org
Bill Maher typically vote shames 3rd party voters and fallaciously blames them for Hillary losing. Just as in '16, that's a losing Democratic strategy.
In this episode of teleSUR's Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges interviews economist Michael Hudson on the history of classical economics and explores Marx’s interpretation of capitalism as exploitation
"Such areas have now been designated “anarchist jurisdictions," and those three cities are the first to receive the label, although the DOJ said it is working to identify other cities that may meet Trump’s criteria."
"Krystal Ball exposes Democratic leaders that are pushing to keep Green Party candidates off the ballots in November."
100 million people chose not to vote in 2016, and that's a valid choice. For many not voting, staying home, is a statement. It says "neither of the candidates presented represent my values."
Philosopher Oliver Thorn illuminates the purpose of conspiracy theory like QAnon, it's a propaganda tool.
This nefarious Dem/GOP allegiance to serve the corporate Oligarchy would be lethal to the little democracy we're clinging to. A travesty during a time of pandemic, rampant unemployment, and an economy for the people that is spiraling downward, fast.
Now is the time to prove that we leftists are not a personality cult, but are driven by policy positions. The Green party embraces virtually all the policies Bernie Sanders brought to the forefront. Vote policies over fear. Vote policies over persona.
"In the past week, two separate and very painful videos have circulated showing Donald Trump and Joe Biden the presidential nominees of the two major US political parties in action. Watching them, there’s only one conclusion we can reach: we’re so screwed" - Meagan Day, Jacobin
Lesser evil voting has been an American habit for at least 40 years. Seems every election cycle the choices become worse, the governance becomes more corporate Oligarch, and the public becomes poorer.
Donald Trump is a deplorable man and a tragedy as President. But that doesn't mean I'll vote for any corporate media selected Democrat. Trump is President because the Democrats left the gate open. I will not vote for the party, Democrats, that allowed Trump to become President
Covid-19 is surging just as eviction moratoriums and enhanced unemployment benefits for millions are set to expire in a few days. The stress of that alone is detrimental to ones health. The reality of homelessness and poverty is devastating to ones well-being and immune system.
The company will classify of QAnon as coordinated harmful activity in part due to an uptick in harassment targeting high-profile critics of President Donald Trump. - NBC News
The last few weeks Democrats and media have escalated their desperate smear campaign against Bernie Sanders' movement