Daily Archives: 11/18/2021

Music Video: Motown Greatest Hits Of The 70s – Memories to Enjoy!!!

Motown Greatest Hits Of The 70s – Smokey Robinson, Jackson 5, Marvin Gaye, Al Green, Luther Vandross

USA: Revolt of the Essential Workers – By Alex Gutentag | Tablet Magazine

The resurgent labor movement may be the greatest challenge yet to the top-down class warfare of the pandemic era

Alex Gutentag | Tablet Magazine

Back before the COVID-19 pandemic started, the year 2019 saw anti-government demonstrations in Paris, Manila, La Paz, Port-au-Prince, Bogotá, Prague, Quito , Beirut, Hong Kong, London, Baghdad, Barcelona, Budapest, Santiago, New Delhi, Jakarta, Buenos Aires and more, earning the title “the year of the protest”.

It was also a year of resurgent labor activity in the United States. After decades of declining union participation, the country saw 25 major work stoppages involving 425,500 workers, the highest number since 2001.        Continue reading

U.S./GUYANA: The tragedy of Jonestown, slated for an MGM movie, holds lessons for these times –By Mohamed Hamaludin


“Father” Jim Jones – Jonestown

Forty-three years after the Jonestown tragedy in the South American jungle in which some 950 mostly Americans died, Deadline Hollywood reported on Nov. 8 that MGM Studios is backing a biopic on Jim Jones. Leonard DiCaprio will play Jones and produce the movie, based on a Scott Rosenberg script.

There is certain to be great interest in Jones in these times when comparisons have already been made between him and his followers and former President Donald Trump and his MAGA (Make American Great Again) millions. It is unlikely that the MAGA crowd and their close relatives, the QAnon fanatics, will eventually stage a mass extinction event, however much some people may be wishing for it. But the Jonestown disaster showed that people who are divorced from reality can be motivated to do anything, including violence to themselves and/or others.    Continue reading

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