News about the inevitable burn-out of the "Yellow Vests" protests, and what it tells us about politics in our time.
Here are important things the news media don't mention about the Yellow Vests protests in France.
Summary: On Saturday thousands of women assembled to march for many, sometimes contradictory goals. Just like Occupy Wall Street and the Tea Party. This is modern America. As these photos show, the March consisted of fun street parties -- easily distinguished from serious political action. Street parties pretending to be political action are in vogue again. Just … Continue reading The young women trampled by the Women’s March
Summary: Martin Luther King Jr's courage and leadership can inspire us today, recalling us to our core beliefs, Here we look at one aspect of his work, which in its totality puts him among our greatest leaders. Now more than ever we need his counsel. "We are here this evening because we're tired now. And I … Continue reading Martin Luther King Jr. warns us about political violence
Summary: Iran's leaders led it to a draw with Iraq, withstood four decades of sanctions, Israeli assassination of their nuclear scientists, and the collapse of oil prices after 2008. Now Stratfor describes the their greatest challenge: protests by their own people. "The Voices of Discontent in Iran Crank Up the Volume, to a Point" From … Continue reading Stratfor: Iran’s leaders face their greatest challenge