Category Archives: Heroes for Today

Dowdy Dickie gets dissed!

Ahem. Just a little theme music to get you in the mood for what’s to come, folkies. I’m a bit under the weather (read: sore and stiff from all the cold and damp), but I’m always in the mood to … Continue reading

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Daddy Yankee throws a snit over Venezuela

Ay, Dios mío. What have we here? Yes, that was Madurito, having a little harmless fun with a pop song in advance of the elections for the Constituent Assembly, which will be convened to rewrite the Venezuelan constitution, in response … Continue reading

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Why Chelsea Manning is a hero, not a traitor

Jimmy Dore breaks it all down, in horrifying detail. What Chelsea Manning revealed to Wikileaks shows that the villain here isn’t one lone whistle-blowing ex-army private, nor a site devoted to publishing leaked information from people like her, but the … Continue reading

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Bernie burns Drumpf

So okay, this is a few days late. (I only saw this just this morning.) But it’s not a penny short.

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Heroes for Today: Seb Dance, MEP

So, this happened in the EuroParliament. Nigel Fucking Farage, while wearing his “Trump” lapel pin and pontificating his arse off, got punked by a quietly badass guy with a sign: That guy is Seb Dance, a British Labour MEP. He … Continue reading

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Quotable: John Lewis on activism

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Venezuelan inventors build bamboo quadcopter

Only in the land of Chavecito, folks: With an innovative concept aimed at protecting the environment, Grupo Da Vinci de Investigación y Desarrollo de Maxdrone Venezuela, a collective of Venezuelan inventors, has built a drone aircraft made of bamboo. As … Continue reading

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Quotable: James Brown on domestic violence

No, not THAT James Brown. THIS one delivers some badly needed words that’ll really make you feel…well, GOOD:

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Quotable: Jon Stewart on the Gaza bombings

More than ever, Jon is my hero: It seems pretty safe to say that he is no Zionist…and that is a good thing.

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Who is paying Venezuela’s putschists?

Video from Diosdado Cabello’s VTV show, in which the minister of justice talks about recent putschist activities in the state of Táchira, western Venezuela. Here’s the basic gist: Guarimbero groups captured in Altamira, in the state of Miranda, where there … Continue reading

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