Category Archives: politics

MARKET MADNESS

Why is the stock market soaring amid a pandemic? Because Trump thinks that may save him By Bob Cesca/ Salon.com/ July 24, 2020   All told, Donald Trump is a bit of an expert at blurting things that force the … Continue reading

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TRUMP’S DIRTY TRICKS

Trump bruised as polls favour Biden – but experts warn of risk of dirty tricks By Robert Reich/ The Guardian/ June 28, 2020   Donald Trump will do anything to be re-elected. His opponents are limited because they believe in … Continue reading

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SLOW, PAINFUL DEATH

THE AUTOPSY REPORT ON THE DEATH OF THE LIBERAL CLASS A little irony and a lot of history, and with a message for the left. By David William Pear/ OpEdNews/ June 11, 2020 Autopsy Scene (Image by Wikimedia)   Details   DMCA … Continue reading

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HOW WE BROKE THE WORLD

Greed and globalization set us up for disaster. By Tom Friedman/ New York Times/ May 30, 2020 If recent weeks have shown us anything, it’s that the world is not just flat. It’s fragile. And we’re the ones who made … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Warren, Perhaps?

By Arlen Grossman Joe Biden needs to pick a progressive woman for his VP nomination. Here’s why: 1) It would spark enthusiasm for Democrats (especially for progressives let down by Biden as the candidate, and 2) The woman he picks … Continue reading

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Murderers

How Do We Stop Them From Killing More People? By Thom Hartmann/ Thom Hartmann Blog/ May 27, 2020 Donald Trump and Jair Bolsonaro, presidents of the United States and Brazil, are essentially refusing to do anything consequential about an epidemic … Continue reading

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Can the Earth Be Saved?

If you wish to understand better the damage we are inflicting on our home planet and how far we are from fixing it, I highly recommend watching this new documentary. For me, everything I thought I knew about alternative energy … Continue reading

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Nut Cases

The Right Sends In the Quacks Covid-19 highlights the conservative reliance on fake experts.   By Paul Krugman/ New York Times / April 20, 2020 Over the past few days there have been noisy, threatening demonstrations at various statehouses demanding … Continue reading

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THE AMERICA WE NEED

By the Editorial Board/ New York Times/ April 9, 2020 From some of its darkest hours, the United States has emerged stronger and more resilient. Between May and July 1862, even as Confederate victories in Virginia raised doubts about the … Continue reading

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