Category Archives: America

What’s to Celebrate?

US is a Classic Empire and Is Becoming a Repressive Police State at Home By Dave Lindorff/ Thiscantbehappening.net/ July 4, 2019   As I set out to fly home from the UK on Monday following a short film project in … Continue reading

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DEATH THROES OF DEMOCRACY

How our republic could die in the age of Trump — in a stunning parallel to the fall of Rome By Thom Hartmann/ Alternet/ May 20, 2019 The American republic could die, just like Rome. Wavering for some time on … Continue reading

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Is This How Fascism Begins

Editor’s note: This is a revised and expanded version of an article posted here April 12 (now deleted). This one was also published at OpEd News April 24-25, 2019 By Arlen Grossman “If you aren’t outraged, then you just aren’t … Continue reading

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Why Is America Always At War?

Jimmy Carter: US ‘Most Warlike Nation in History of the World’ By Brett Wilkins/ Counterpunch/ April 19, 2019 The only US president to complete his term without war, military attack or occupation has called the United States “the most warlike … Continue reading

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Capitalism’s War on Socialism

TBPR Editor’s Note: I am unclear as to why Egnatz doesn’t consider the Scandinavian countries as successful socialist countries. By Nick Egnatz/ OpEdNews/ April 2,2019 Successful socialist countries do not exist for the simple reason that capitalism has waged war … Continue reading

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Too Many Gullible Americans

by Arlen Grossman I worry about this country. A lot. And I believe with good reason.  A USA Today/Suffolk poll released yesterday indicated that half of America shares Donald Trump’s view that Robert Mueller’s investigation is a “witch hunt.” To … Continue reading

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Can We Fix a Broken System?

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The Oppression of the Supermajority

By Tim Wu/ New York Times/ March 5, 2019 We are told that America is divided and polarized as never before. Yet when it comes to many important areas of policy, that simply isn’t true. About 75 percent of Americans … Continue reading

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Why Can’t We?

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Saving the World

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