Tag Archives: Donald Trump

“It’s the Media, Stupid!

How the Rise of Right-Wing Fake News is Ruining Democracy By Arlen Grossman/ October 20, 2021 Headlined at OpEd News, October 21, 2021 As our democracy unravels, as it surely is doing, Donald Trump and his reactionary co-conspirators should be … Continue reading

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The Impeachment’s Moral Hypocrisy

By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ December 23, 2019   The impeachment process was a nauseating display of moral hypocrisy. The sound bites by Republicans and Democrats swiftly became predictable. The Democrats, despite applauding the announcement of the voting results before being … Continue reading

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OLIGARCH NATION

Revenge of the Billionaires: How an Oligarchy of the Morbidly Rich Can Take Down Democracy By Thom Hartmann/ AlterNet/ November 22, 2019    The current issue of the Atlantic magazine founded itself in the years just before the Civil War, is ominously … 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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Electronic Oligarchy

Net Neutrality Means You Can Have The Internet Your Way By Thom Hartmann/ ThomHartmann.com/ January 26, 2018   The international order is changing as a result of populism, and I would argue that the populism is a response to the … Continue reading

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The Visionless Society

By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ December 31, 2017 Imagine yourself in early 2019. The Democrats, despite never articulating a political vision other than not being Donald Trump and refusing to roll back Republican legislation such as the 2017 tax bill, have … Continue reading

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The Triumph of the Oligarchy

By Robert Reich/ robertreich.org/ December 17, 2017 By passing the tax plan, Republican donors will save billions — paying a lower top tax rate, doubling the amount their heirs can receive tax-free, and treating themselves as “pass-through” businesses able to … Continue reading

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How to Fix the Democratic Party

  By Senator Bernie Sanders/ Politico/ November 10, 2017 It’s time we come together to enact real reform — only then can we defeat Donald Trump and retake the country. Bernie Sanders   Donald Trump’s presidency represents an unprecedented crisis … Continue reading

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WHO NEEDS DEMOCRACY ANYWAY?

US State Department considers dropping ‘democracy’ from its mission statement By Josh Rogin/ Washington Post/ August 1, 2017 The US State Department is considering dropping “democracy” from its key mission statement as Secretary of State Rex Tillersonorders his department to … Continue reading

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STOLEN ELECTIONS

The Past 5 GOP Presidents Have Used Fraud and Treason to Steer Themselves to Electoral Victory By Thom Hartmann/ AlterNet/ July 28, 2017 People are wondering out loud about the parallels between today’s Republican Party and organized crime [3], and … Continue reading

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