Capitalism

Short Takes • April 22, 2016

“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…

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)…

Hating the Rich

By Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz EDITOR’S NOTE: The following appeared on Counterpunch and MRzine sites in March 2007. We think it’s worth repeating given the further consolidation of power by the rich in the past seven years.    “The rich are not…