You need a lot of empathy and the capacity to nistel to address violence in this context meaningfully and effectively.
So why then does the American power elite hate Putin so? It can be dated back to the period of Boris Yeltsin.
If democracy isn’t participatory it isn’t decent democracy.
Donald Trump has formidable institutional power at his disposal and he and his officials will use it to inflict enormous damage on us and our world in the months ahead.
Without a doubt, the aristocracies of the U.S. and of all of its allied countries want this type of world government, even though it would hurt the publics everywhere.
Look how far we have actually fallen as a nation, as a culture for that matter.
There is something magical when two complete strangers look each other in the eye and actually communicate!
How far will Trump go in his ‘politically incorrect’ new form of ‘Americanism’?
Ironically, very ironically, Donald Trump may well be less of a war monger than Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton.
Call Trump on his lies and make people question whether what he says or does aligns with American values… or their own.
Are we just going to give this a whirl and see where it ends while the rest of the world watches?
“It took me 13 years before I ever attempted to get a job with a corporation again.”
So, now comes the moment when the answer — whether Trump rules his aristocracy, or his aristocracy rules Trump — will likely soon become clear.
The keys to authentic education have always been interest and ability and when these are absent so too is authentic learning.
All that’s needed in order to trigger this nightmare would be Pence plus half of Trump’s Cabinet.
This Neo-Con globalization has destroyed what the politicians from both empire political parties like to label ‘The Middle Class.’
An EPA assessment in 2013 estimated that infrastructure needs for small water systems would total 64.5 billion dollars over 20 years.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
One of the hidden tragedies of modern human existence is that we have been terrorized into believing that we are not personally responsible.
Those of us who didn’t vote for Trump--the cast-off, disadvantaged children--will have to monitor Trump very closely.