Sanders was one of a number of critics who saw the Monday announcement that the White House won’t treat the settlements as illegal as another attack on the Palestinian people.
— Read on www.commondreams.org/news/2019/11/18/trump-pandering-his-extremist-base-israeli-settlements-says-bernie-sanders
When official enemies can be presented as evil and allies as sympathetic victims, corporate media will be very interested in a story.
— Read on fair.org/home/the-revolution-isnt-being-televised/
“You cannot promote the rule of law by loudly bragging about committing murder. You cannot end terrorism by committing terrorism. Here is a U.S. president openly proclaiming that he has committed murder in order to let people be afraid they’ll be next. If anything fits the definition of terrorism, that does. The U.S. public cannot see it because (1) whatever the U.S. does is good, (2) Trump’s fans support anything he does, (3) loyalists of the Democratic Party believe that any crimes Barack Obama committed can never be crimes even if Trump commits them. But this crime is not just accepted; it’s a point of pride — a way to feel superior to other countries that have not murdered any terrorists or even created any terrorists to murder.”
Peace in Afghanistan – Let’s Try Democracy
“In recent years we have begun to see big marches in Afghanistan against war. But we’ve stopped seeing them in the United States. What we need is, of course, to see them in both places, simultaneously, in solidarity, and at a greater scale than people are used to.”
— Read on davidswanson.org/peace-in-afghanistan/