Author Archives: Arlen Grossman

Freshman Rep. Learns the Ropes

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez‏Verified account @Ocasio2018 FollowFollow @Ocasio2018 More Right now Freshman members of Congress are at a “Bipartisan” orientation w/ briefings on issues. Invited panelists offer insights to inform new Congressmembers‘ views as they prepare to legislate. # of Corporate … Continue reading

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Why His Base Loves Trump

Yale psychiatrist explains how devotion to Trump is based on emotional patterns most people grow out of by age five By Tana Ganeva/  Raw Story/ December 3, 2018   President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Monday to heap praise … Continue reading

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So Much Clutter, So Little Time…

Pathological Consumption Has Become So Normalized That We Rarely Notice It By George Monbiot/ November 14, 2018 There’s nothing they need, nothing they don’t own already, nothing they even want. So you buy them a solar-powered waving queen; a … Continue reading

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With E-coli, Probably

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In China’s new surveillance state, everyone will be watched, reviewed and rated Social credit and a high-tech, all-seeing government will keep every citizen in line By James O’Malley/ The Spectator/ December 5, 2018 The bullet train from Beijing to Shanghai … Continue reading

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How the Media Serve Trump

By Arlen Grossman revised November 7 published in November 11, 2018 Donald Trump castigates the media at every opportunity, calling them “fake news,” and  “enemy of the people,”  but in reality, they are his best friends and most effective … Continue reading

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Tired of Losing?

Why American Leaders Persist in Waging Losing Wars Hint: They’re Winning in Other Ways By William Astore/ October 25, 2018 As America enters the 18th year of its war in Afghanistan and its 16th in Iraq, the war on … Continue reading

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You’ve Seen One Tree, You’ve Seen Them All

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How the Rich Get Richer

Seeing Trump tax returns is just first step By Charlotte Rampell/ Washington Post/ October 8, 2018   Everyone is shocked, shocked to learn that President Trump amassed his fortune not by the sweat of his brow, but rather the old-fashioned … Continue reading

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Trump, The Koch Brothers and Their War on Climate Science

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