Fifty years of neoliberalism embraced by the corporate two-party duopoly, eviscerating the working class, and swelling the ranks of the poor, the off-shoring of the once good paying jobs of industry, the gargantuan money pit of global military and financial hegemony, all in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic and an economic collapse, the latter shored up by the infusion of trillions to the corporations that brought us to this brink.

Does the assault on D.C. and help given by police in D.C. to right-wing extremists descending upon the capital and encouraged by POTUS have any connection to this?

And…


Dear “John Doe,”

Regarding our conversation the other night when I criticized a Biden appointee and you suggested we need to give him time, he not being in office yet. I originally said by his present choices it is apparent we are not getting the people we truly need in his cabinet and administration. Therefore, now is exactly the time to begin the fight. There should be no honeymoon period, even if he hasn’t gotten to the altar yet.

If Biden is doing Obaa 2.0, as his cabinet suggests, then look for Republican to win seats in 2022 and god-forbid…


Dear “John Doe,”

Regarding our conversation the other night when I criticized a Biden appointee and you suggested we need to give him time, he not being in office yet. I originally said by his present choices it is apparent we are not getting the people we truly need in his cabinet and administration. Therefore, now is exactly the time to begin the fight. There should be no honeymoon period, even if he hasn’t gotten to the altar yet.

If Biden is doing Obama 2.0, as his cabinet suggests, then look for Republican to win seats in 2022 and god-forbid…


After reading the excellent article of Medium writer Caitlin Johnstone, who I suggest you all look up, I decided to share some thoughts on the nonsense adults filled my head with when young. I recall growing up with these narratives, and I admit they are not easy to shake, but I slowly began stripping away all of the lies embedded in my psyche, in fact drilled into my tabula rasa head throughout childhood. …


Why Fighting to Free Assange is Necessary

Distraction is no longer an option. We can no longer succumb to the propaganda and the indifference it breeds that keeps us from taking control of our lives in service to our natural world and humanity. Forcing a fight to free Assange can be that first step to assert the power we have in numbers.

Unfortunately, unless we US citizens (and citizens of Western democracies overall) have been paying attention — which is often difficult due to the full scale corporate media/film industry/television propaganda machine has been working overtime to keep people distracted, numb, and dumb — the erosion of…

Michael Carano

Socialist, unionist, anti-imperialist, anti-racist, internationalist, and a fairly nice guy too. Let's make some change.

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