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Betsy DeVos as the Secretary of Education

The keys to authentic education have always been interest and ability and when these are absent so too is authentic learning.

A likely way that Trump would be forced out of office

All that’s needed in order to trigger this nightmare would be Pence plus half of Trump’s Cabinet.

It can‘t happen here?

This Neo-Con globalization has destroyed what the politicians from both empire political parties like to label ‘The Middle Class.’

Love that dirty water… and dirty wars!!

An EPA assessment in 2013 estimated that infrastructure needs for small water systems would total 64.5 billion dollars over 20 years.

TrumPutin: Jobs, security, and buyer’s remorse

The Trump cabinet is defining itself as a military junta with predatory extractive capitalist cronies and climate change deniers a sort of General Goldman Sachs composite.

But I thought the Cold War was supposed to have been about ideology.

The Cold War should have ended in 1991 when communism and the Warsaw Pact did, but instead it continued on in the form of NATO.

This must be a dream!

As long as a majority of us keep thinking that it is OK to have this Military Industrial Empire, and it only needs a bit of tweaking, are falling for the hype and spin.

Where are all the adults?

The election of someone so unfit as Trump to be President not only opens up, but relives old traumas. No wonder why Trump arouses such intense feelings.

Trump’s biggest test so far

If President-Elect Trump declines to take advantage of this “blatant” opportunity to change course in a constructive direction on U.S. foreign relations, then what realistic expectation can there be that he ever will do so?

Life on Earth is dying

One of the hidden tragedies of modern human existence is that we have been terrorized into believing that we are not personally responsible.

The parentized child presidency

Those of us who didn’t vote for Trump--the cast-off, disadvantaged children--will have to monitor Trump very closely.

The man in the bathtub, December 1, 1940

The 1930s were a rough time for all who labored... Or sought work.

The Anti-Empire Report #147

The Trump dilemma, as well as the whole Hillary Clinton mess, could have probably been avoided if Bernie Sanders had been nominated.

Trump visits library of Congress, deems it a “good framework for something else”

He's excited about the opportunities available to a hard-charging mogul who just happens to be President of the United States as well.

Seeking the true path

If people are not afraid of violence, they are genuinely free to seek their true path.

Human Rights Watch and FIFA test Middle East fallout of Trump’s election

The rise of Mr. Trump potentially throws a monkey wrench into Middle Eastern politics, the fallout of which is uncertain.

A nonviolent strategy to liberate Syria

The difference between success and failure in any struggle is the soundness of the strategy.

Thoughts on “It Can’t Happen Here”

Are we just going to give this a whirl and see where it ends while the rest of the world watches?

No

What will happen when Trump takes office? It’s scary to many. I hope we can all ponder and prepare.

The 47% who voted for war against Russia

If the voters for Hillary Clinton had known that they were voting for nuclear war, would they have voted for her?

Civilization in transition, uncertainty and opportunity

Although on the chaotic surface the reactionary forces of the world appear to in the ascendency – the election of Donald Trump being the most recent sign – there is an unstoppable current for real change sweeping through our world.

Election 2016: Amerika Wins, Americans Lose!

Regardless of who won last night, the empire of Amerika keeps on rolling... but not for long.

Is This Person Our New President?

The reason why Clinton doesn’t want those speeches to be made public is that she doesn’t want the voters to know that she intends to use their money to propagandize to them for the benefit of those corporations, and also to protect those corporations from liability for harms their products cause the public.

Punishment is Violent and Counterproductive

Punishment can sometimes appear to get you the outcome you want in the short term. The cost is that it always moves you further away from any desirable outcome in the long run.

Hurricane Mathew vs. Shock and Awe of Empire

Too many other good men and women have lost their limbs, eyes and even their brains because of phony Shock and Awe con men who they believed in.