Category Archives: politics

America the Failed State

By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ July 1, 2018   Mr. Fish / Truthdig TORONTO—Our “corporate coup d’état in slow motion,” as the writer John Ralston Saul calls it, has opened a Pandora’s box of evils that is transforming America into a … Continue reading

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How Central Banks Rule the World

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Trump to Pick Supreme Court Justice

  Letters to the Editor, Monterey Herald, July 1, and San Francisco Chronicle, July 3, 2018 Maybe President Trump will nominate a open-minded, non-partisan, even-handed and objective nominee to become the next Supreme Court justice. Maybe the tooth fairy will play … Continue reading

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ALL TRUMP, ALL THE TIME: RECIPE FOR DISASTER

(Revised and Expanded Version) (Reprinted at OpedNews.com, 2300+ views, June 25, 2018) By Arlen Grossman How is it that President Trump is able to consistently maintain an approval rating over 40 percent despite the lies, chaos, mistakes and failures of … Continue reading

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Is Trump Winning?

Trump has turned words into weapons. And he’s winning the linguistic war From ‘spygate’ to ‘fake news’, Trump is using language to frame – and win – debates. And the press operate like his marketing agency By George P Lakoff … Continue reading

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SCAPEGOATING IRAN

By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ June 11, 2018 The warmongers have no more of a plan for “regime change” in Iran than they had in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya or Syria. European allies, whom Trump alienated when he walked away from the … Continue reading

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Dysfunctional Economics

 

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Critique of Liberals

Note from TBPR Editor: Does this conservative make some valid points? Liberals, You’re Not as Smart as You Think By Gerard Alexander/ New York Times/ May 12, 2018 Mr. Alexander is a professor of political science at the University of … Continue reading

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THE COMING COLLAPSE

By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ May 21, 2018 Donald Trump is the result of a long process of political, cultural and social decay. He is a product of our failed democracy. The longer we perpetuate the fiction that we live in … Continue reading

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It’s the Guns, Stupid

I’ve covered gun violence for years. The solutions aren’t a big mystery. America can prevent shootings. But it has to come to grips with the problem. By German Lopez/ Vox.com/ May 18, 2018 Editor’s Note: Charts do not come out … Continue reading

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