Raspy Rawls & Protestors in Ferguson

Ferguson: What Mainstream Media Isn’t Telling You

By Trina Otero My friend Raspy Rawls is a music artist and activist who joined the people in Ferguson in August soon after hearing about Michael Brown's murder. He has been there helping, organizing, and spreading the word from Ground Zero. He shared a detailed account with Houston TREND, which was published Nov. 26, 2014. What … Continue reading Ferguson: What Mainstream Media Isn’t Telling You

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Buffalo Soldier – Speaking Truth Through Music

By Trina Otero Wow..Someone posted a song by Matisyahu, and I smiled. I haven't heard his music in two years. TWO YEARS. And that is probably my fault...I have not kept up with his stuff. But hearing him today reminded me why I love his music so much -- he does not hold back -- … Continue reading Buffalo Soldier – Speaking Truth Through Music

Lorde’s Suppressed Grammy Award acceptance speech (Full Transcript) 26 January 2014

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Lorde:

Thankyou soo much everyone for making this song explode because this world is mental. (Laughter). Planet Earth is run by psychopaths that hide behind slick marketing, ‘freedom’ propaganda and ‘economic growth’ rhetoric,[1] while they construct a global system of corporatized totalitarianism.

As American journalist Chris Hedges has identified, a corporate totalitarian core thrives inside a fictitious democratic shell.[2] This core yields an ‘inverted’ totalitarian state that few recognize because it does not look like the Orwellian world of Nineteen Eighty-four.[3]

This corporate totalitarian core is spreading outward from America. Planet Earth is being rapidly militarized by the world’s major and significant states, including their police forces.[4] Meanwhile, state surveillance is becoming universal[5] and torture is outsourced to gulags.[6]

Can we not imagine that in past times, simple folk found it hard to work…

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Why Don’t You Pull the Plug?

By Trina Otero I know what it is like to be in a situation with a person (or people) and suddenly snap awake. To suddenly snap out of it, look around, and realize something is majorly wrong. Something is not right about the picture. It doesn't feel right inside. You experience a moment of crystal … Continue reading Why Don’t You Pull the Plug?