“In other words, if people knew what was going on, they would stop it. This argument is exactly backwards. If transparency would lead to widespread public opposition to a trade agreement, then that trade agreement should not be the policy of the United States.”
Some People who support Jill Stein…
Noam Chomsky, author and activist.
Richard Stallman, computer programmer and software freedom activist.
David Swanson, author and activist.
Medea Benjamin, co-founder of Code Pink and Global Exchange.
Ana Kasparian, co-host of the internet news show, The Young Turks.
Chris Hedges, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and war correspondent.
Kevin Zeese, activist and attorney.
Camille Paglia, author, teacher, and social critic.
Matt Gonzalez, politician, lawyer, activist and 2008 independent Vice-Presidential candidate.
Jello Biafra, musician and 2000 Election Green Party candidate.
Julia Butterfly Hill, author, environmentalist, and activist.
there are millions more… and hundreds of thousands we have located!
“”If I can quote Alice Walker, ‘The biggest way people give up power is by not knowing they have it to start with.’ And that’s true, for the environmental movement, the student movement, the antiwar movement, health-care-as-a-human-right movement—you put us all together, we have the potential for a Tahrir Square type event, and [to] turn the White House into a Green House in November.””
Instead of allowing this fraud to continue, we can put the League of Women Voters back in charge and let the American people hear real people talk about real issues instead of letting corporate cons run the show and exclude the people who actually represent the voters.
Perpetual wars spilling across many borders is now a foregone conclusion. The public pays it little mind. Drones take this even further, targeting individuals determined to be combatants – without a declaration of war against their country and without formal charges, allegations or complaints against those individuals.
Due process is effectively dead
Water Communities Speak Out:Nestle, Stop Stealing Our Water
What’s Nestle doing with the water in Michigan, California, Maine and other places? Hear the truth from the people who live there.
When the minimum wage is below the poverty level, people ARE forced to take low-paying jobs. These ARE NOT “entry-level” positions. People receiving minimum wages are more often than not supporting families and barely surviving. These starvation wages have nothing to do with “new-workers.” They are about starving the poor to provide corporate welfare.
“The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious – the fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of true art and true science.”
― Albert Einstein
To personalize this for a moment, imagine a bully sitting on a smaller child, and every time someone objects to the fact that the bully is beating the smaller child with an iron rod, the bully exclaims, “Well, he tried to slap me, so I was forced to defend myself.” No, you can’t claim that you’re beating the smaller child with an iron rod in self-defense, especially when you can end the entire confrontation simply by getting off him. Back to the political reality, Norman Finkelstein put it best: “The refrain that Israel has the right to self-defense is a red herring: the real question is, does Israel have the right to use force to maintain an illegal occupation? The answer is no.”