Whale songs sound so sad.I wonder, did they used to sound happy?Before we butchered their ancestors, and filled their oceans with plastic?And I wonder what they're doing with all that brain matter? The sperm whale has the largest brain of the animal kingdom; it doesn't
Exactly zero percent of the world's worst criminals are in prison. Imperialists. War profiteers. Ecocide profiteers. The very worst of thieves are financial elites. The system isn't designed to protect us from society's worst, it's designed to protect society's worst from us.
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I saw a line in a recent New Yorker article about America's endless wars, and it's been been rattling around in my head ever since:
"In Syria, McKenzie visited the Green Village, a community of decrepit apartment blocks near a bombed-out oil facility that served as
"Concerns mount that US withdrawal from Afghanistan could risk progress on women's rights," blares a new headline from CNN."Concerns are mounting from bipartisan US lawmakers and Afghan women's rights activists that the hard-won gains for women and civil society in Afghanistan could be lost if
Last year Senator Bernie Sanders led a public push to reduce the insanely bloated US military budget by a paltry ten percent. His push splatted headfirst against a bipartisan solid steel wall which shut him down definitively.Sanders' bill was killed in the Senate by a
The empire doesn't get enough credit for propagandizing us into arguing with each other about whether our expensive new multifront cold war should prioritize escalations against Russia or China, instead of whether that cold war should occur at all. Truly a masterful manipulation.
Opposing US imperialism
The US-centralized empire is waging nonstop wars that have killed millions of human beings just since the turn of this century, and people will still say things like "We've really got to do something about Cuba."The US-centralized empire is circling the planet with hundreds of
US intelligence agencies have warned the Biden administration that if the United States withdraws its military presence from Afghanistan under current circumstances, the nation would be at severe risk of falling under the control of the people who live there.A New York Times article titled
It has now been eighteen years since the Iraq invasion, and I'm still not done raging about it. Nobody should be.The reason it's so important to stay enraged about Iraq is because it's never been addressed or rectified in any real way whatsoever. All the
Hey kids! Wanna do your ol' Uncle Sam a big honkin' favor? Wanna serve the US empire like a good little lickspittle? Wanna help kill other people's kids in far off lands for fun and profit?You do?? Well bust my britches, that's just swell!It's actually