Author Archives: Arlen Grossman

MARKET MADNESS

Why is the stock market soaring amid a pandemic? Because Trump thinks that may save him By Bob Cesca/ Salon.com/ July 24, 2020   All told, Donald Trump is a bit of an expert at blurting things that force the … Continue reading

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TRUMP’S DIRTY TRICKS

Trump bruised as polls favour Biden – but experts warn of risk of dirty tricks By Robert Reich/ The Guardian/ June 28, 2020   Donald Trump will do anything to be re-elected. His opponents are limited because they believe in … Continue reading

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SLOW, PAINFUL DEATH

THE AUTOPSY REPORT ON THE DEATH OF THE LIBERAL CLASS A little irony and a lot of history, and with a message for the left. By David William Pear/ OpEdNews/ June 11, 2020 Autopsy Scene (Image by Wikimedia)   Details   DMCA … Continue reading

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HOW WE BROKE THE WORLD

Greed and globalization set us up for disaster. By Tom Friedman/ New York Times/ May 30, 2020 If recent weeks have shown us anything, it’s that the world is not just flat. It’s fragile. And we’re the ones who made … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Warren, Perhaps?

By Arlen Grossman Joe Biden needs to pick a progressive woman for his VP nomination. Here’s why: 1) It would spark enthusiasm for Democrats (especially for progressives let down by Biden as the candidate, and 2) The woman he picks … Continue reading

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Murderers

How Do We Stop Them From Killing More People? By Thom Hartmann/ Thom Hartmann Blog/ May 27, 2020 Donald Trump and Jair Bolsonaro, presidents of the United States and Brazil, are essentially refusing to do anything consequential about an epidemic … Continue reading

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Sounds Like Trump For Sure

British Writer Pens The Best Description Of Trump I’ve Read  By Coming42/ Live Journal /April 24, 2020 “Why do some British people not like Donald Trump?” Nate White, an articulate and witty writer from England wrote the following response: A … Continue reading

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Can the Earth Be Saved?

If you wish to understand better the damage we are inflicting on our home planet and how far we are from fixing it, I highly recommend watching this new documentary. For me, everything I thought I knew about alternative energy … Continue reading

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Nut Cases

The Right Sends In the Quacks Covid-19 highlights the conservative reliance on fake experts.   By Paul Krugman/ New York Times / April 20, 2020 Over the past few days there have been noisy, threatening demonstrations at various statehouses demanding … Continue reading

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