Think of him as the guy who will toss the red meat to the Gullibillies. Steve Bannon, Trump’s lead strategist designate and former Breitbart chief, has a lot of people very, very nervous.
Vice News calls Bannon a right-wing Rottweiler. The Bannon/Breitbart juggernaut has inroads to the radical right across Europe and Israel, pretty much . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: Steve Bannon – Every Demagogue Has One
Filed under: Europe, Uncategorized Tagged: Austerity, Eurozone Crisis, Radicalism . . . → Read More: Parchment in the Fire: Political Radicalization in Europe
Why the tactics of the current anti-abortionists are making me pro-choice.
Abortion has and always will be a sensitive topic and rightly so. How can we properly define something that relies on different perspectives pertaining to faith, life and overall morality. It is like looking at a painting with someone and having a discussion regarding . . . → Read More: The Political Road Map: Anti-Abortion Banner Backfire
There’s a reason the Muslim poor flock to radical Islam, several reasons in fact. They’ve been discussed at length before but Chris Hedges, in light of the massacres ongoing in Egypt, recaps:
Radical Islam is the last refuge of the Muslim poor. The mandated five prayers a day give the only real structure to . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: Chris Hedges on "Murdering the Wretched of the Earth"
On this one year anniversary of the Occupy Canada movement, here’s a magnificent piece of reporting by Rolling Stone‘s Sabrina Rubin Erdely, on how the United States government “turned five stoner misfits into the world’s most hapless terrorist cell.” Five Occupy Cleveland activists “who had grown disenchanted with the Occupy movement, which they considered too . . . → Read More: Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: Rolling Stone: Inside The FBI Plot Against Occupy
Forget Hallmark and Big Flora — Mother’s Day is (and always has been) for radicals:
Mother’s Day began in America in 1870 when Julia Ward Howe wrote the Mother’s Day Proclamation. Written in response to the American Civil War and the Franco-Prussian War, her proclamation called on women to use their position as mothers to . . . → Read More: bastard.logic: Reappropriating Mother’s Day