By Henry McRandall
Not each and every one of you, of course; but we will be awarding at least 11 CASH PRIZES – one of at least $500 and at least 10 of $25 – one year from now to some of our most loyal readers. And there’s absolutely NO COST TO YOU – unless you choose to make a voluntary donation to a struggling socialist entrepreneur trying to help tilt the odds back in favor of the poor, the working class and, now, even the middle class.
The election of Republican “billionaire” bullshit artist Donald Trump – apparently, at this time – on November 8 – as the 45th president of the U.S.A., against an equally-flawed Democratic presidential nominee – Hillary Clinton – combined with the alarming ascendancy of other RWNJ hate-mongering so-called “populists” in many other countries should be a cause of great concern to the Other99% – in the U.S., in Canada and around the world.
And the death of lifelong revolutionary icon Fidel Castro a few days ago has robbed the poor and the working class – worldwide – of a powerful voice for social justice – a “commodity” that is growing increasingly scarce in today’s world. Yes, Fidel was a dictator who often dealt extremely harshly with his opponents – many financed and organized by the CIA and other official and non-official U.S. governmental, non-governmental and quasi-governmental entities. But in an island nation that had no natural resources, that was already devastatingly poor, that had been looted and exploited for decades by the American Mafia and its Mafia-linked cohorts in the Cuban ownership class, and that was almost totally strangled by U.S. embargoes and sanctions, the accomplishments he achieved on behalf of the Cuban people were epic – including universal healthcare that is widely acknowledged to be amongst the best in the world, one of the highest literacy rates in the world, one of the best-educated populations in the world, and the near-total eradication of hunger and homelessness. Continue reading “The triumph of a demonic autocrat – ‘The Donald’ – & the death of a heroic revolutionary – Fidel – have spawned the birth of an anti-Establishment, anti-corporate, anti-“free trade” digital mag that PAYS YOU to visit its website”
By Henry McRandall