Democracy



On November 14, 2011, Abby Martin of Media Roots interviewed award-winning journalist and best-selling author Greg Palast after his talk at the First Congregational Church of Berkeley. Greg Palast, a freelance journalist for the BBC as well as British newspaper The Observer, discusses his newly published book Vultures’ Picnic, corporate collusion, the bought-and-paid-for-media establishment, the role of citizen journalism around the Occupy Wall Street Movement, and the value of organisations such as Project Censored.







Aaron Cynic writes at Diatribe Media: While major media may treat the Occupy Wall Street movement tepidly, if paying attention at all, a different feeling hangs in the air in America. In…


An interesting article that highlights some inconsistencies Center-Left parties have in implementing a social-democratic platform while effectively maintaining and strengthening capitalism … Via Socialist Worker: With the electoral breakthrough of the NDP…


Is America’s bigger problem the economic decline or it’s political decay? Andrew Potter writes in Axis of Logic: The most telling moment of the recent standoff over talks to raise the American…




Well, this past Tuesday certainly was freaky. In case you hadn’t noticed it, a massive disturbance rippled through the Force with enough power to knock the shoes off of anyone paying attention….












Ever heard baby boomers bemoan young people’s lack of political engagement? Well, some feel the opposite. William O’Brien, the newly-minted speaker of the state House in New Hampshire, is peeved that college…