Capitalism

Left Behind

by Carol Hanisch Over at Jacobin, Irish activist Bernadette Devlin, who brought the movement slogan, “Dare to Struggle—Dare to Win” to the U.S, is interviewed about what is known as “the peace process” in Ireland and its aftermath today. One…

“Oh, Hillary” Revisited

By Carol Hanisch Listening to Hillary Clinton attack Cuba for human rights violations in an attempt to redbait Bernie Sanders during the March 9 Democratic Party Presidential Primary debate in Miami took me back to her similar haranguing of China…

Single Payer Health

Once in a while we run across an article that simply tells it like it is in language we all can understand. We’re providing a link to such an article by Vincent Navarro that lays out the case for a…

Ros Baxandall on Day Care

SHORT TAKES: February 5, 2016 Introducing a new MEETING GROUND feature We often have links or brief comments that we want to share with our readers that do not really fit an article format. We will try to post at…

Speaking Truth AGAINST Power

In an excellent article “Journalism as Subversion” on Truthdig, Chris Hedges, himself a journalist for major newspapers for many years, contends that the best journalism comes from dissidents, not professional journalists. He asserts that global capitalism’s assault is not only…

Leaving Liberal Feminism

A feminist we know, Rosita Libre de Marulanda, sent us a link to a blog post called “Leaving Liberal Feminism” and we want to share it here at Meeting Ground. The author, Kate Leigh, recounts her move from liberal (post-modern)…