Showing posts from June, 2008

Nader on Obama: "He is not willing to tackle the white power structure"

Ralph Nader called out Obama, AGAIN, and deservedly so. Will Obama have the guts to debate him? I think not.

Nader said the following:

"Senator Obama said earlier today that I haven't been paying attention to his campaign.Actually, I have.And it's clear from Senator Obama's campaign that he is not willing to tackle the white power structure - whether in the form of the corporate power structure or many of the super-rich - who are taking advantage of 100 million low income Americans who are suffering in poverty or near poverty.Senator Obama is opposed to single payer national health insurance.Why?Because he favors the health insurance giants over the millions of Americans in poverty or near poverty who are uninsured or under-insured. Eighteen thousand Americans die every year because they cannot afford health insurance, according to the Institute of Medicine.Senator Obama wants to expand the military budget which is loaded with waste, fraud and abuse - instead of…

Seven Things You Can't Say in an American Election

And, for those whose hopes for a better America are so strong and so heartfelt that they've placed their hopes in Barack Obama, I strongly suggest you examine the following:

Part 1 of Ralph Nader on Barack Obama: “It is Quite Clear He is a Corporate Candidate from A to Z”

Part 2 of Ralph Nader on Barack Obama: “It is Quite Clear He is a Corporate Candidate from A to Z”

Part 3 of Ralph Nader on Barack Obama: “It is Quite Clear He is a Corporate Candidate from A to Z”

TONIGHT ON THE TERRORDOME: Michael Parenti on Slavery, Imperialism and Racial Supremacy

6 PM Mountain TimeThe slave holocaust and imperialism were two the greatest crimes of history, both of which were inflicted by the Euro-American empire on the civilisations of Africa. Over the course of three centuries, enslavement depopulated the continent of close to 50 million people, according to historian G. Stavrianos in his book Global Rift.

When that horror finally ended, Europe began part 2: military occupation and colonization to exploit the vast natural and mineral resources of the richest continent on the planet. The Germans committed genocide against the Herero nation of Namibia, killing three-quarters of them.In Congo alone, the Belgians murdered between 8 and 10 million people to extract rubber, and in the course of their slaughters formed miniature mountains of human hands from their amputated victims. As wars for independence proceeded and achieved state power, European and American governments guaranteed instability by fomenting coups and commissi…

TONIGHT ON THE TERRORDOME: Actor-director Clark Johnson on Hollywood, filmmaking, race and Obama

6 PM Mountain Time

Clark Johnson is an actor and director of vast experience. He’s best known for playing Det. Meldrick Lewis on seven seasons of NBC’s Homicide: Life on the Street, but one of his earliest roles was in two episodes of CTV’s The Littlest Hobo.He also directed the blockbuster feature film SWAT which earned $207 million worldwide, television shows such as The Shield, Soul Food, NYPD Blue, The West Wing, Third Watchand La Femme Nikita, and the forthcoming feature Chinese Wall.He has numerous Canadian connections, having lived in Canada since his teen years, once played in the CFL, and later acted in Canadian feature films On Their Kneesand Rude, and Canadian television programmes including ENG and Night Heat, and the TV movie The Planet of Junior Brown.
His sister is Canadian jazz singer Molly Johnson, who was recently inducted into the Order of Canada.Clark Johnson recently starred in season 5 of HBO’s The Wireas newspaper editor Gus Haynes, and direct…

Please nominate DOCTOR BRAIN

Please nominate my novel From the Notebooks of Doctor Brain for the Carl Brandon Awards. For information about my book, please check the sidelinks with interviews and more! But what are the Carl Brandon Awards, you ask? Read on, gentle ones:

The Carl Brandon Parallax Award is given to works of speculative fiction created by a person of color. Nominees must provide a brief statement self-identifying as a person of color; creators unwilling to do so will not be considered for this award. This Award includes a $1000 cash prize.The Carl Brandon Kindred Award is given to any work of speculative fiction dealing with issues of race and ethnicity; nominees may be of any racial or ethnic group. This Award includes a $1000 cash prize.We are now accepting nominations for the 2008 awards for books published in 2007. The nominations period runs through July 2008.