Who said that?

“The earth is not dying, it’s being killed, and those who are killing it have names and addresses.”—Utah Phillips, folk singer

“The US has bombed no less than thirty countries since the end of World War II, killing millions of people, maiming tens of millions more, disrupting and destroying education, healthcare, housing, businesses, infrastructure, the environment, and creating untold numbers of refugees. Since 1946, no other country has killed and injured more people living outside its borders.”—Michael D. Knox, US Peace Memorial Foundation

“As I watch this, already lonely in the shadow of the right-wingers dominating the debate, I want nothing more in life than for more people in the post-Soviet space to stop being afraid of socialism and start being afraid of capitalism, nationalism, and fascism.”—Katya Kazbek, Russian writer and translator resident in the United States, on the one-sided “analysis” on events in Belarus

“Those at the head of the queue will seize as much as possible for themselves and the rest can just hang back—at a social distance of at least 1.5 meters—and wait their freakin’ turn!”—Damien Wilson on RT, on how the rich countries will treat the poorer countries when, or if, a covid-19 vaccine becomes available

“The most damaging lies they [the media] tell us are the little ones they tell us many times every single day by way of spin, omission, half-truth and distortion, in order to give us the impression that this status quo [capitalism] is normal and inescapable.”—Caitlin Johnstone, journalist.

“Anyone who tells you it’s human nature to be greedy, violent, domineering and abusive isn’t telling you about humanity’s nature: they’re telling you about their own nature. And it’s probably a bad idea to turn your back on them.”—Caitlin Johnstone

“The waning US empire and its allies within the disintegrating EU prefer to attack their rivals Russia and China to deflect their own populations’ attention away from domestic problems with some good old-fashioned xenophobia.”—Tomasz Pierscionek, medical doctor and editor of the London Progressive Journal

“I have seen people like this before. I’ve seen movements like this before. I’ve seen ideas like this before. I am here to tell you—we cannot let them take over our country . . . I heard the promises of Fidel Castro.”—Máximo Álvarez, Cuban-American businessman at the Republican Party national convention, comparing Joe Biden to Fidel Castro

“Governments could reverse this process [increasing illiteracy] by putting money into literacy programs, but why bother when there are so many countries that need bombing?”—Helen Buyniski, American journalist