Americans think they live in a democracy but our workplaces can be small tyrannies.

How bosses are (literally) like dictators, by Elizabeth Anderson, vox.com Some Amazon warehouse workers have complained about being pushed beyond their abilities by their bosses. Boston Globe / Getty Outside contributors’ opinions and analysis of the most important issues in politics, science, and culture. Consider some facts about how American employers control their workers. Amazon prohibits employees from exchanging casual remarks while …

Busting the Myth of Immigrant Crime: Trump’s White supporters—not immigrants—are bringing lethal drugs, violence, and crime.

Mike Males posted Jul 27, 2018, YES Magazine  President Donald Trump’s core supporters consist of 60 million to 80 million American adults, 90 percent of them White and four-fifths age 40 and older. They score high on unofficial measures of “racial resentment,” anger at perceived “loss of status” and victimization of White Christians, fearfulness, and support for authoritarianism. Are thesepsychological tendencies the cause or consequence …

How Russian Attacks On Democracy & The USA Relate To Cleantech

July 27th, 2018 by Zachary Shahan on Clean Technica High concentration of money means high concentration of power. Except in lucky, benevolent circumstances, high concentration of power leads to an abuse of power that has a net negative effect on the associated population. With that in mind, take note that money has seldom been concentrated as much as it has been in the …

Socialism on the Rise as Americans Seek Out Bold, Humane Alternatives to the Brutality of Trump and Capitalism

Published on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by Common Dreams by Jake Johnson, staff writer Bernie Sanders supporters prepare for a march at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia last year. Socialist groups are experiencing a surge in popularity, underscoring divisions within the Democratic Party. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) The thousands of democratic socialists in the United States who have been organizing and fighting for justice in …

The spiritual side of Idle No More

The critical moment of decision (when the eighth fire is lit) is when humankind decides that materialism is equal to environmental catastrophe for everyone. The eighth fire will be lit when a path of respect, wisdom and spirituality is chosen – spiritual illumination will unfold. Many in Idle No More believe this, as do I. UPDATED MAY 11, 2018, THE CANADIAN …