Monthly Archives: June 2015

A nice overview of Free Trade, NAFTA, Neo-Liberal Capitalist Globalization, and their discontents…

http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/31168-global-capitalist-crisis-and-the-north-american-free-trade-agreement-reflections-twenty-one-years-on http://www.allbookstores.com/Drug-War-Capitalism-Dawn-Paley/9781849351935 https://solidarity-us.org/pdfs/Dawn.pdf of Drug War Capitalism Advertisements

Posted in It’s the Economy, Stupid... or vice versa...

More from the esteemed Professor Chomsky…

“For the powerful, crimes are those that others commit.” ― Noam Chomsky, Imperial Ambitions: Conversations on the Post-9/11 World “The more you can increase fear of drugs, crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all of the

Posted in Essays By Others

More of the fundamentals from Uncle Noam (Chomsky)…

A very bright and quotable guy, as it turns out… who knew?? That’s why he’s largely ignored by the mainstream media and “bidness and politics as usual” types… “The whole educational and professional training system is a very elaborate filter,

Posted in Essays By Others

For the “Prison Industrial Complex” Chapter along with the “Modern Southern Strategy and Race Matters” Chapter…

Profiting from Probation America’s “Offender-Funded” Probation Industry By Human Rights Watch: http://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/reports/us0214_ForUpload_0.pdf

Posted in Black Lives Do Matter, the GOP's Southern Strategy, and Race in America, Random Miscellaney

For “The Modern Southern Strategy and Race and Class Matters” Chapter…

http://www.commondreams.org/views/2015/06/02/40-reasons-our-jails-and-prisons-are-full-black-and-poor-people

Posted in Black Lives Do Matter, the GOP's Southern Strategy, and Race in America, Random Miscellaney

Links to significant excerpt from Alexander Stephens “Cornerstone Speech” for the “Southern Strategy and Race Matters” Chapter…

http://teachingamericanhistory.org/library/document/cornerstone-speech/ http://www.ucs.louisiana.edu/~ras2777/amgov/stephens.html https://cwemancipation.wordpress.com/2011/03/21/alexander-h-stephens-cornerstone-speec/

Posted in GOP, "Southern Strategy", etc...

Something to definitely pursue…

https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Wellstone-Center-in-the-Redwoods/116799425111210 http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/arts-and-entertainment/20150307/wellstone-center-in-the-redwoods-beckons-writers http://www.wellstone.org/splash contact them about developing and running “Citizen Candidates” in every District and Senate Race possible around the country to expand and communicate a Progressive Activist Re-Democratization of America agenda…

Posted in "pBDDiA" material from old files and email

Some Noam Chomsky quotes…

Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it’s from Neptune. Human language appears to be a unique phenomenon, without significant analogue in the animal world. The

Posted in Essays By Others

An NYTimes article for the “Constitutional Amendment Conferences” Chapter…

By Nicholas Confessore and Megan Thee-Brenan, June 2, 2015. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/03/us/politics/poll-shows-americans-favor-overhaul-of-campaign-financing.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=first-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news&_r=0 Some representative and key quotes: And by a significant margin, they reject the argument that underpins close to four decades of Supreme Court jurisprudence on campaign finance: that political money

Posted in Constitutional Amendment Conferences...

For “Democracy and the food Supply”…

http://www.commondreams.org/views/2015/06/01/people-should-control-food-system-not-corporations http://expodeipopoli.it/?lang=en http://expodeipopoli.it/findout/news/alternative-food-systems-hungry-for-rights-project/?lang=en http://spectrum.ieee.org/energy/environment/the-better-meat-substitute

Posted in Democracy and the Food Supply ...