Fighting for Life Against the Death Cult of Capitalism

In a week this total fraud of an election will be over, and among the great number of things they have in common, one of the two disaster candidates elected will be in full support of the Dakota Access Pipeline. We could have had Bernie Sanders. We could have had Jill Stein. But nope. The… Continue reading Fighting for Life Against the Death Cult of Capitalism

Bicycling, Brandalism, and Black Bloc at the Paris Climate Talks

It’s that time of year again, when world leaders and masses of activists convene to grapple with a dying Earth. Largely indifferent to the effects of climate change, overpopulation, and ecological collapse, this year we’ve seen a slight intensifying of rhetoric from Barack Obama and Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel. Even notorious climate denier Vladimir Putin made a… Continue reading Bicycling, Brandalism, and Black Bloc at the Paris Climate Talks

Combating Obama’s Climate Change Cowardice In Two Simple Steps

Another week of climate change nightmares, another week of sell-out Democrats enabling the fossil fuel industry. It was announced Planet Earth’s atmosphere held strong at 400 PPM of Co2 for an entire month, 50 points higher than climatologists say is anything short of disaster. Just days later, the president approved drilling for yet more fucking oil,… Continue reading Combating Obama’s Climate Change Cowardice In Two Simple Steps

A Post-Election Question for Liberal Democrats

This blog usually only wades into the cesspool of national politics when there’s a local or urban angle. But we did just have a mid-term election – the results of which means less to me than reactions to the outcome does. I’ll keep this short. It’s common for two-term presidents to lose the house and senate in the… Continue reading A Post-Election Question for Liberal Democrats

Liberals and their Love of Law Enforcement

Growing up I’d always thought of being Liberal as a virtue. During the last Bush administration, it was liberals who were anti-war, who marched for peace, who demanded action on global warming, who were the backbone of the struggling labor movement. With Obama in the white house, being liberal now means making excuses for war,… Continue reading Liberals and their Love of Law Enforcement

Portland Says “FUCK NO!” to War Against Syria

There has been much lamenting the death of the anti-war movement since the election of Barack Obama. Gone are the rallies calling for the abolition of war – for morality and justice owed to the victims of America’s lethal colonial endeavors. Liberals who rightfully screamed holy murder during the Bush administration are now content to… Continue reading Portland Says “FUCK NO!” to War Against Syria

Treasonous Journalism

“You have a 45mm automatic pistol on your lap, and I have a 35mm camera on my lap, and my weapon is just as powerful as yours. (To Black Panther militant Eldridge Cleaver)” ~ Gordon Parks You know who Edward Snowden is, and you know that what he’s done has stung the government but good. Snowden’s exposure… Continue reading Treasonous Journalism