Category Archives: America

Russia Mischief Planned in 1997

The Current Political Chaos was planned more than 20 years ago. by Dialtadoc/ Daily Koz/ August 25, 2019   I recently had an in-car conversation with my nephew about WW II. He wanted to know what possessed Hitler to attack the Soviet … Continue reading

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OUR POST-TRUTH INFORMATION SYSTEM

By Charlie Warzel/ New York Times/ August 13, 2019 Even on an internet bursting at the seams with conspiracy theories and hyperpartisanship, Saturday marked a new chapter in our post-truth, choose-your-own-reality crisis story. It began Saturday morning, when news broke … Continue reading

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History Repeats Itself

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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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