Category Archives: politics

The Slaves Rebel

By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ September 3, 2018 Cartoon by Mr. Fish The only way to end slavery is to stop being a slave. Hundreds of men and women in prisons in some 17 states are refusing to carry out prison … Continue reading

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Unbalanced

published in Monterey Herald, Letters to the Editor, September 1, 2018 Is it right that Donald Trump’s bizarre tweets are considered news and reported on extensively in the corporate news media, yet are never followed by an opposing (Democratic Party) response? Chuck … Continue reading

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Follow the Money

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Not Much of a Maverick

All the gushing praise of Senator John McCain is embarrassing. The man occasionally would say or vote in a courageous way. But when you come right down with it, he was still a reliable Republican, voting the party line far … Continue reading

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How Trump Won the Election-Part 2

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How Trump Won the Election-Part 1

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Why We Can’t Take Care of Our People

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Why Wages Are Going Nowhere

  Why Do 80% of Americans Say They Are Living Paycheck to Paycheck? By Robert Reich/ RobertReich.org/ July 30, 2018 The official rate of unemployment in America has plunged to a remarkably low 3.8%. The Federal Reserve forecasts that the … Continue reading

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Military Madness

Senate Democrats, with Few Exceptions, are a Gang of War-Mongers Where’s the ‘democratic socialist’ challenge to militarism?   By Dave Lindorff/ ThisCan’tBeHappening.net/ August 3, 2018   Democrats in the US Senate showed themselves to be just another war party this … Continue reading

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What We Don’t Want to Know

American Society Would Collapse If It Weren’t for These 8 Myths By Lee Camp/ Truthdig/ July 25, 2018 Our society should’ve collapsed by now. You know that, right? No society should function with this level of inequality (with the possible … Continue reading

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