‘Democracy Has Become a Joke on the Island’ FAIR – interview with Ed Morales
Im/migrants and refugees
Indigenous Leader, Amazon Defender, Assassinated in Brazil Internationalist 360°
Andy Stern spent 14 years as the head of the SEIU, America’s most politically active labor union. He was perhaps the most visible union leader in America. And what is he doing now? He’s lending his name to a billionaire-funded astroturf group that aims to quash the power of teacher’s unions.
Hong Kong background
Basically the Extradition Bill threatened the core interest of Hong Kong’s tycoons. Yes, the ones coming out to march were the middle-class, but in a society with as extreme level of inequality as Hong Kong, you can safely assume that the middle class will always go to bat to safeguard the interest of the extremely rich, i.e., the tycoons. … One of the beloved Hong Kong tycoons, Joseph Lau, with $17 billion in assets, is a convicted felon and fugitive from Macao. … So, are you in favor of extradition or not? NOT! If money laundering is a crime, you might as well just close down all the Hong Kong banks!
Jules Archer’s “The Plot to Seize the White House: The Shocking TRUE Story of the Conspiracy to Overthrow F.D.R.” Kindle edition on sale for two bucks
Many people might not know that in 1933, a group of wealthy industrialists—working closely with groups like the K.K.K. and the American Liberty League—planned to overthrow the U.S. government and run FDR out of office in a fascist coup. Readers will learn of their plan to turn unhappy war veterans into American “brown shirts,” depose F.D.R., and stop the New Deal. They asked Medal of Honor recipient and Marine Major General Smedley Darlington Butler to work with them and become the “first American Caesar.” Fortunately, Butler was a true patriot. Instead of working for the fascist coup, he revealed the plot to journalists and to Congress.
Here is Butler giving his case:
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