Category Archives: government

Impeachable: Denying Climate Change

Trump’s Worst Impeachable Offense Hurts the Whole World By Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan/ Democracy Now/ November 7, 2019 You can run from the climate crisis, but you can’t hide. On the front lines of this global environmental calamity, entire … Continue reading

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Media Madness

The Incredible Belief That Corporate Ownership Does Not Influence Media Content By Alison Rose Levy/ FAIR/ September 17, 2019 As Sen. Bernie Sanders (CJR, 8/26/19) has recently noted, corporate ownership of media interferes with the core societal function of the … Continue reading

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CAPITALISM WORKS GREAT–EXCEPT WHEN IT DOESN’T

By Arlen Grossman Published at OpEd News, October 5, 2019   Democracy, if we ever truly had it, is rapidly disappearing in America today. If most people want background checks for guns, universal health care, a higher minimum wage, action … Continue reading

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Scary Word

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CLEAN SWEEP NEEDED

By Thom Hartmann/ ThomHartmann.com/ September 24, 2019 Trump’s Ukrainian extortion scandal is metastasizing across his administration. It’s now apparent that his Chief of Staff played a role in stopping the money that Congress had appropriated for Ukraine to defend itself, … Continue reading

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Welcome, Mr. VP

VP Pence came for a quickie Labor Day weekend visit to a remote area of Vermont, which happened to be down the road from my wife’s family’s summer home in Hubbardton. I felt I wanted to greet him as he … Continue reading

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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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Common Sense (You’d Think)

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Impeachment Time

Letter to Monterey Herald July 17, 2019: As the White House swats away and continues to resist Democratic subpoenas and requests for information, it is increasingly clear that impeachment of President Trump is the only good way to get evidence … Continue reading

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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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