• Abby Martin “We’ve already had a Clinton in the White House. We know exactly what’s going to happen…This is like House of Cards. Frank Underwood doesn’t work alone, he works with his wife.”     Who does Abby Martin think she is? She’s white. American. She has her own TV show. She’s got thousands of fans. She’s […] 12 responses June 6, 2016
  • George Galloway   “I have regrets. Only a fool has no regrets. But on the big political issues I’ve been consistently right. And those who rule us have been consistently wrong.”   When you binge watch three documentaries about Saddam Hussein and his sons, you learn a lot. And afterwards you’re keen to learn even more. So […] 2 responses September 20, 2015
  • Sam Childers “If you got good people having weapons, then it’s a good thing. If you have bad people having weapons, then it’s a bad thing. In countries that have outlawed guns around the world, it’s a proven fact that only outlaws have them.”     Years before the most viral video of all time, KONY 2012, […] 23 responses March 29, 2013
  • Cory Doctorow “L. Ron Hubbard does not have the neurological excuse for the declining quality of his work. I think it can only be attributed to the fact that he was a colossal asshole.”   Cory Doctorow attended four universities but never completed a degree. Today, the Toronto native is a wildly successful sci-fi writer, journalist, and […] No responses December 16, 2012
  • Jane Goodall “When everybody laughed at me for wanting to go to Africa and live with animals, my mother always said, ‘If you really want something and never give up you’ll always find a way.’”   Every time Jane Goodall delivers a speech she always begins with a chimpanzee greeting. Regardless of her audience – it could […] No responses October 4, 2012
  • John Carlos “If I don’t stand and fight for change, then I’m part of the tyranny that’s taking place. I refuse to succumb to being a second class citizen…You can’t whitewash what God has planned for me in my life.”   The separation of sports and politics is a widely accepted norm. But some athletes refuse to play by these […] 5 responses March 26, 2012
  • James Randi  “They don’t have any scruples on that, just like any other thief or burglar. A thief doesn’t look at a house and think to pass it up because the family has just suffered a recent tragedy. No, he goes in and robs it anyway.”   James Randi is a magician by trade, but let’s get […] 2 responses February 19, 2012
  • Waris Dirie “I believe that it is my responsibility to use the attention I get to fight against the continuing practice of FGM. I don’t know if you can call that spirituality, but I feel physically connected to every single girl on this planet that still has to suffer because of this cruel practice.”     Waris […] 2 responses January 27, 2012
  • Vandana Shiva “The higher, more distant, level of patriarchy is capitalism. This is what is represented by corporate truth. You don’t see a man beating a wife, but there’s a fictitious man beating all the women, children and people of the world.” In a world full of powerful agricultural corporations that control biased global trade agreements, bully […] No responses November 5, 2011