Category Archives: government

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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The Crime of Journalism

Assange’s ‘Conspiracy’ to Expose War Crimes Has Already Been Punished   By Joe Emersberger/ FAIR/ April 12, 2019   WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should never have been punished for working with a whistleblower to expose war crimes. Chelsea Manning, the … Continue reading

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A Better Solution?

“I thought it would be easier than a drawn-out political campaign.”

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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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Mueller and Barr: Dual Cover-Up?

By Michael Payne/ OpEd News/ March 29, 2019 We won’t know what really went on in the Mueller Russian investigation until Congress receives an unedited copy of Robert Mueller’s final report. But that doesn’t stop us from speculating as to … Continue reading

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Pathetic Performance

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The Hypocrisy of Election Interference

By Arlen Grossman It is nothing less than major-league hypocrisy when Americans criticize the Russians for interfering with our elections. To be sure, such intervention in our democratic functions is despicable and deserves condemnation and strong retribution. Russian influence likely … 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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