Category Archives: America

THE BAD GUYS ARE WINNING

If the 20th century was the story of slow, uneven progress toward the victory of liberal democracy over other ideologies—communism, fascism, virulent nationalism—the 21st century is, so far, a story of the reverse. By Anne Applebaum/ The Atlantic/ November 15, … Continue reading

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Putin Won. We Lost.

By Arlen Grossman/ OpEdNews.com/ November 26, 2021 (Top Headlined Story At OpEd News, November 26-27) As democracy struggles on life support in the United States and with authoritarianism gaining popularity here and abroad. Vladimir Putin, the President of Russia, must … Continue reading

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How Democrats Clean Up Republican Economic Messes

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The Many Faces of Garbage….

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The Laughing Stock of the World

(Michael Moore recounts how a once-proud advancing nation is moving downward too quickly. Why do we not care about our poor and working class citizens? Our priorities are apparently helping the wealthy. Many countries make a point of helping their … Continue reading

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Exposed: The Insidious Cancer at the Core of Democracy that Could Take Down Biden

Billionaires & their companies now own politicians — and the Supreme Court set it all up with their poisonous Citizens United decision By Thom Hartmann/ Hartmannreport.com/ October 29, 2021 If President Biden’s Build Back Better plan goes down in flames, … Continue reading

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Who’s In Charge Here?

By Arlen Grossman   That Louis DeJoy is still leading (and messing up) the U.S. postal system is indicative of the power differential between Democrats and Republicans. The Democrats can’t seem to get rid of this unethical buffoon, yet Trump … Continue reading

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Is America on Strike?

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“It’s the Media, Stupid!

How the Rise of Right-Wing Fake News is Ruining Democracy By Arlen Grossman/ October 20, 2021 Headlined at OpEd News, October 21, 2021 As our democracy unravels, as it surely is doing, Donald Trump and his reactionary co-conspirators should be … Continue reading

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I Like America.

Well, I like 13 things about it By Michael Moore/ Michaelmoore.com/ October 17, 2021 Deep in thought after Anupa’s question on Tuesday On Tuesday night, while conducting this Substack’s first live-stream Q & A (a now monthly “thank you” to … Continue reading

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