Standing Rock Protesters Attacked by Police and National Guard

Well, well – big surprise. Obama and his arch enemy Trump seem to be in the same camp when it comes to oil. Not surprisingly, Trump ordered an attack on the protesters and arrested 76 of them on January 29, overruling the earlier Obama decision to back off. The Obama regime had pushed hard to complete the pipeline, turning their backs on the long months of protests and abuse by the police and finally were pressured into stoping the arrests and harassment only after the public expressed their outrage. The Republicrats serve one master, the party of capital.

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About Bruce Lerro

Bruce Lerro has taught for 25 years as an adjunct college professor of psychology at Golden Gate University, Dominican University and Diablo Valley College. He has applied a Vygotskian socio-historical perspective to his five books: "From Earth-Spirits to Sky-Gods: the Socio-ecological Origins of Monotheism, Individualism and Hyper-Abstract Reasoning", "Power in Eden: The Emergence of Gender Hierarchies in the Ancient World" (co-authored with Christopher Chase-Dunn), "Social Change: Globalization from the Stone Age to the Present", "Lucifer's Labyrinth: Individualism, Hyper-Abstract Thinking and the Process of Becoming Civilized", and "The Magickal Enchantment of Materialism: Why Marxists Need Neopaganism". He is also a representational artist specializing in pen-and-ink drawings. Bruce is a libertarian communist and lives in Olympia, WA.

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