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Movie: ‘People’s Climate March News You Didn’t See’

Last Tuesday, Fossil Free Rhode Island screened an early version of Robert Malin’s documentary People’s Climate March News You Didn’t See.  While there is a lot to be said about this breathtaking documentary and the discussion that followed, this post  is more limited in scope and continues the Capitalism = Climate Chaos theme. The documentary […]

Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield,  URI, Kingston, Swan Hall, Thursday Nov. 14, 2013, 7:30 pm

Dirty Wars at URI

The President is all fired up; cameras are rolling. Days of coaching by a talented theater director flown in from a small, elite college are paying off. The lines are delivered with poise and apparent compassion. With pregnant pauses and the cadence of her delivery, the President punctuates the gravity of her message: Our preference […]

Seeding a Post-Capitalist Future:  Discussion/video evening at the Voluntown Peace Trust. Friday, October 25, 2013: Potluck at 6:30 p.m.
Program begins at 7:30 p.m.
Voluntown Peace Trust

Capitalism is Bust; What’s next?

Hey 99%, how does it feel to be a disposable commodity? A little over two decades ago Francis Fukuyama, political scientist and political economist, astonishingly argued in The End of History that in Western liberal democracy humanity might have found the “end-point of mankind’s ideological evolution.” Chris Hedges, a prophet of doom rather than hubris, […]

Of the top 10 defense payola recipients only one House member — Rep. Jim Moran (D-Virginia) — voted to end the NSA spying ``program.

Of spying and genocide

A couple of days ago, WIRED ran a story: Lawmakers Who Upheld NSA Phone Spying Received Double the Defense Industry Cash. After reading the WIRED post I posted this on the Occupy Providence Facebook page: A case in point: Jim Langevin supports spying. Bribed to the tune of $119,750, he is near the top of the […]