Articles about Empire
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What Is White Supremacy?
White Supremacy is an historically based, institutionally perpetuated system of exploitation and oppression of continents, nations, and peoples of color by white peoples and...
Capitalism and the TPP: A Kinder, Gentler Totalitarianism
Corporate propaganda has convinced the populace that government alone is to blame for our problems, rather than recognizing the complete fusion of corporate power and...
In the Age of Global Neoliberalism, Solutions Must Come From Below
Global capitalism is the 800-pound gorilla. The twin ecological and economic crises, militarism, the rise of the surveillance state, and a dysfunctional political system can...
10 Scholarly Critiques of Capitalism and Imperialism
1. “Capitalism is the accumulation of resources by means of exploitation in the production and sale of commodities for profit. Capitalist exploitation is an unequal exchange...
How to Overthrow the Illuminati
This pamphlet gives an excellent analysis and debunking of conspiracy theories and proposes a practical alternative for poor, black and working class people for emancipation.
The Social Status of Jesus
Why wasn't Jesus a woman? Or Trans? Or disabled? - An article written from a Christian perspective.
Bin Laden's Death and the Fairy Tale of the War on Terror
Recent revelations have challenged the official version of Bin Laden’s death, but the real cover-up concerns the motivations behind the War on Terror.
Get Ready: Protesters Vow to 'Flood the System' for Climate and Planetary Justice
From the tar sands of Alberta to the Port of Seattle to the communities in the blast zone of oil trains, organizers across North America are calling for a "wave of...
'I'd Rather Die at Sea than Stay There' - Migrants on Crossing the Med
After a terrifying journey across the Mediterranean, thousands of migrants arrive in Sicily every week. These are their stories. Emmanuel, 24, Ivory Coast
Make the Rich Panic
It does not matter to the corporate rich who wins the presidential election. It does not matter who is elected to Congress. The rich have the power. They throw money at...
The US-Saudi War with OPEC to Prolong Oil's Dying Empire
Whoever controls the price of oil can play god with the global economy - that’s why the US and Saudi Arabia are leading the way to smash OPEC and re-create a new global oil...
The Battle to Control the 3D Printing Revolution: DIY or CIA?
Scientific and technological innovations have the power to fundamentally transform human civilization as new possibilities previously deemed impossible are made realities...
Devastating Photographs Reveal Terrible Human Cost of Europe's Continuing Imperialism
Migrants seeking a better life in Europe have died by the thousands in the Mediterranean Sea in recent years while fleeing poverty and bloodshed in Africa, the Middle East and...
Britain's Criminally Stupid Attitudes to Race and Immigration Are Beyond Parody
I sometimes wonder if satire has reached a nadir in Britain because British society has itself become a parody of itself. The Chipping Norton Set: the prime minister, a...
The More a Society Coerces Its People, the Greater the Chance of Mental Illness
Throughout history, societies have existed with far less coercion than ours. While these societies have had far fewer consumer goods and less of what modernity calls...
My War on Terror: Letter to an Unknown US Patriot
Dear American Patriot, I wish I knew your name. I’ve been thinking about you, about all of us actually and our country, and meaning to write for a while to explain myself. ...
Revolution without Upheaval: A Manual Of Change
When we talk about saving the world, what world are we talking about? Not the globe itself, obviously. But also not the biological world—the world of life. The world of life...
Chris Hedges: A Message From the Dispossessed
The terrorist attack in France that took place at the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo was not about free speech. It was not about radical Islam. It did not illustrate the...
Eric Garner, American Occupation, and the Decline of Empire
The nascent movement against racist police brutality in the US received a boost of energy from the non-indictment of Eric Garner's murderers in blue. Thousands filled the...
An Invitation to Anarchism
The word “anarchist” is thrown around a lot these days. When discussing their mild disagreements over foreign policy, healthcare, tax rates, gun control, immigration, torture...
Breaking With Consensus Reality: From the Politics of Consent to the Seduction of Revolution
We who fight to create a freer world face a fundamental contradiction. On one hand, we don’t want to become a vanguard, “leading” or imposing our will on others, as that would...
You Had One Job, UN
The United Nations has been back in the news lately. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon highlights the importance of the UN’s mission in this “time of turmoil.” But maybe we should...
Whose Consumption Is Killing the planet?
It's not the impoverished billions, and it's not the majority of American consumers, either. THE CONSEQUENCES of human-induced climate change are dire. Crop...
10 Female Revolutionaries That You Probably Didn't Learn About In History class
We all know male revolutionaries like Che Guevara, but history often tends to gloss over the contributions of female revolutionaries that have sacrificed their time, efforts...
The Fun of Empire: Fighting on All Sides of a War in Syria
CBS News, August 18, 2011: President Barack Obama officially demanded that Syrian President Bashar Assad resign for the sake of his own people, saying he was no longer fit...
The Islamic State: a Monster the US Empire Created
The rise of fundamentalism is a decidedly modern phenomenon in which US imperialism has always played a major role. The Islamic State is no exception. As the jihadi militants...
Ferguson Versus the Counter-Insurgency State
The corporate media, reflecting their owners’ anxiety at the failure of Black people to revert to a state of passivity in Ferguson, Missouri, have arrived at a general...
How Not to Fight the 1%
In an article that will no doubt make “progressive” hearts go pitty-pat (“The 1% May Be Richer Than You Think, Research Shows,” Bloomberg, August 7), Jeanna Smialek suggests...
Blockchain Revolution: Open Source Democracy for the 99%
"The revolution in this era may not need pitchforks, as the ‘peasants’ can just stop paying for the plutocracy." “The Pitchforks Are Coming ... For Us Plutocrats”! This is how...
The Allure of Societal Breakdown: Admit It - The Thought Kind of Excites You
It is frightening, this transition between worlds, but it is also alluring. Have you ever gotten addicted to doom-and-gloom websites, logging on every day to read the latest...
12 Images Showing The Extent Of Israel's Palestinian Apartheid
These graphics are all from Visualizing Palestine, a site dedicated to creating informative and impactful graphics about the occupied region. Check out many more of these...
America's Real Foreign Policy: Global Corporatization by Force
Whose security is the U.S. military and foreign service protecting? The question of how foreign policy is determined is a crucial one in world affairs.  In these comments, I...
U.S. Funds "Terror Studies" to Dissect and Neutralize Social Movements
The U.S. Department of Defense is immersed in studies about...people like you. The Pentagon wants to know why folks who don’t themselves engage in violence to overthrow the...
The Anthropocene: It's Not All About Us
We need to recognize we share the planet with millions of other life forms   Time to celebrate! Woo-hoo! It’s official: we humans have started a new geological epoch – the...
Development in the Ecological Age
Do you live in a developed nation or a developing nation? If your nation has an extensive system of roads, rail and airports, if it is fully electrified, if it is mostly urban...
The Global Transition Tipping Point Has Arrived - Vive la Révolution
A new post-carbon era dawns as the old fossil fuel system dies. It's time to step up.   Last Friday, I posted an exclusive report about a new NASA-backed scientific research...
Anatomy of the Deep State
Rome lived upon its principal till ruin stared it in the face. Industry is the only true source of wealth, and there was no industry in Rome. By day the Ostia road was crowded...
A Look Back: Indigenous Resistance in 2013
Reclaim Turtle Island is dedicated to spreading the word on the Indigenous Insurrection in 2014, and we look forward to continue to lift up one another’s voices on the...
Flipping the Corruption Myth: Which is More Corrupt, the Petty Dictatorship or the Superpower that Installs It?
Corruption is by far not the main factor behind persisting poverty in the Global South. Transparency International recently published their latest annual Corruption...
Films For Action's 6 Best Videos Featuring Howard Zinn Online
Four years ago today, historian, professor, activist, author, and playwright, Howard Zinn passed away at the age of 87.  For those of us who are familiar with his work, he has...
The Special Ops Surge: America's Secret War in 134 Countries
They operate in the green glow of night vision in Southwest Asia and stalk through the jungles of South America.  They snatch men from their homes in the Maghreb and shoot it...
Our Invisible Revolution
“Did you ever ask yourself how it happens that government and capitalism continue to exist in spite of all the evil and trouble they are causing in the world?” the...
Daniel Quinn: The Great Forgetting
(Excerpted from the book, The Story of B) With every audience and every individual, I have to begin by making them see that the cultural self-awareness we inherit from our...
5 Ways the Government Shutdown Isn't Slowing Down Warmongers
Warmongering Continuing Full Speed Ahead The government shutdown isn’t slowing down the warmongers.  For example: The CIA is 
The Crisis of Civilization is an Unprecedented Opportunity
Earlier this month, I had the honour of being interviewed by Rob Hopkins, the founder of the
What If the Emperor Had No Soldiers? Re-thinking: "Support the Troops"
“Colorful demonstrations and weekend marches are vital but alone are not powerful enough to stop wars. Wars will be stopped only when soldiers refuse to fight, when workers...
US Planned Syrian Civilian Catastrophe Since 2007
NBC News' report, "'The great tragedy of this century': More than 2 million refugees forced out of Syria," stated: 
Dangerous Crossroads. A War on Syria, Prelude to a World War III Scenario?
Joint US-UK leaked Intelligence Document, London and Washington, 1957: In order to facilita
Syria War "Coalition" Dissolves: Britain, France, Canada and Most Other Countries Say NO to Syrian Attack
U.S. Is Isolated Britain, France, Canada, Nato, Israel, Italy, Jordan and the rest of the world have said no to a Syrian attack. The Arab Lea
The War on Iran begins...in Syria
A picture released by the US Navy shows an F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Rampagers of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 83 preparing to launch from the flight deck of the...