Патти Лири - Scientist, Musician, Artist, Tankie, anti-imperialist, Wobbly, Socialist commentator, My Pronouns: We/The/People #FreeAssange, #FreeAlexSaab

Joshua Tree, CA
Joined February 2009
Caitlin ALWAYS gets it right!! ph..w..
Capitalism is so absurd that its proponents respond to questions of *systemic* problems by babbling about what people can do *as individuals*. Jobs don't pay enough? Get a better job. It's like addressing the problem of a skyscraper being on fire by saying "Try not to get burnt."
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This is BEYOND BRILLIANT!!
Replying to @caitoz
Ideas For A Dystopian Novel (Audio) "In the same way, the political system in this dark alternate reality is designed to *look* free and democratic, but there's no real connection between how people vote and the way their civilization actually functions." soundcloud.com/going_rogue/i…
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Ideas For A Dystopian Novel (Audio) "In the same way, the political system in this dark alternate reality is designed to *look* free and democratic, but there's no real connection between how people vote and the way their civilization actually functions." soundcloud.com/going_rogue/i…
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Can we talk about how the US sells Saudi Arabia, one of the world's most brutal human rights violators, more than TWICE the amount it sells to any other country?? It's wild how the US so blatantly arms despotic regimes while simultaneously claiming to care about human rights.
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And their lies about Gaddafi and Assad. And Uyghur 'genocide' etc. They are a state affiliated broadcaster end of. They lie, deceive and mislead to keep the British public as ignorant as possible of essential news both home and abroad. A blatant propaganda machine of no value.
The people claiming the BBC has always been such an indispensable, unbiased news outlet-- does that also include when the BBC supported the Iraq war or the war on Syria? Just wondering.
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Is this a CIA propaganda operation? "Ground News"... seems scary...
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23 civilians were killed and 14 wounded when #SaudiArabia bombed the capital of #Yemen, #Sanaa. This is the war that @joebiden promised to stop but changed his mind about it.
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Stop white washing King.
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"To honor King we should uphold his critiques of militarism, capitalism, and racism and remember him for what he was: a radical." cdreams.news/3510cdB
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Free ALL those KIDNAPPED by the U.S.! Alex Saab and Julian Assange! Free all political prisoners dying in U.S. prisons!!
Alex is a diplomat who was undertaking a humanitarian mission, the United States is carrying out political warfare against the people of Venezuela. Today I take the opportunity to thank the social movements around the world who are joining together to mark the Alex’s kidnapping.
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By contrast, the US and friends send to Syria sectarian death squads, weapons for sectarian death squads, and then sanctions when the sectarian death squads get defeated.
BREAKING: China supplies 4,000 tons of rice to Syria as malnutrition spikes
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Our government proving that "Democracy cannot work" ?
And @HaroldMeyerson notes that the dysfunction of our government is proving correct the argument of authoritarians that democracy cannot work, although our main problem is not enough democracy. prospect.org/politics/making…
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US Should Stop Starving the Afghan People: Negotiate with Kabul and Release Frozen Funds by Doug Bandow @Doug_Bandow #Afghanistan #sanctions #famine #hunger original.antiwar.com/doug-ba…
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