Tuesday, October 20, 2020

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” … They know not…”

We who ‘Know better’ must push for the three things needed to reclaim our republic from this empire: Truth, Justice and Universal love, which encompasses forgiveness.

What point in growth?

It seems to me, too, that making the spreading of wealth the goal of society, along with working to making less population another goal, would result in greater happiness for all of us.

COVID-19, Spanish Influenza, Trump and Woodrow Wilson

The election in 1920 turned the country from Democratic to Republican, and it is likely that the 2020 election will do the reverse.

Forget the white sheets…put on your brown shirts!!

As much as we on the Left say that voting is not the answer, this time it IS!!

The rise of partisan conspiracy theories

There may not be more conspiracies circulating, but their dissemination has become much easier and their audience much larger.

Could antibody generation change medicine?

The beginning of this decade has turned into one of the most challenging in recent memory, especially in the field of medicine.

Our world is burning

“We must change almost everything in our current societies. The bigger your carbon footprint, the bigger your moral duty. The bigger your platform, the bigger your responsibility.”

How the COVID-19 crisis can help fight climate change

“Just as we need a vaccine for COVID-19, climate change requires urgent solutions that can’t wait a generation. But people are moved to modify behavior based on emotion, not on research.”

Amerika in Trumpland

"If you want loyalty... get a dog!" Preferably a right wing one, hey Donald!

I’m with Susan Sarandon

“My greatest wish is two-fold: that Trump (and Pence) will no longer be in office after January 2021, and that by the end of 2021 there will be a large and united progress party, ready to run candidates in 2022 and thereafter.”

Termites

Since less than 1% of Amerikans earn mega millions each year, it is time for the 99+& of us to say 'Enough is enough'. Only then can we slowly rid our republic of those termites.

How climate change could reshape the US 2020 election?

If the presidential race is close, the how or whether to address environmental change in a considerable style could have the effect among triumph and defeat.

The ecological impact of militarism

“In the face of both COVID-19 and the climate crisis, we urgently need to shift from a culture of war to a culture of care.”

Is COVID-19 causing a spike in addiction rates?

Addiction is hard, especially in tough world or life circumstances, but with support from near or far, you can make it through.

The truth hurts

The ones walking around without a face mask on are 99% to be [Trump] supporters... even though their 'Savior' stays at a safe distance.

Trump tweets another t*rd

Can you see where we’re headed? Down a slippery slope to where true liberty dies.

Climate and the U.S. election

The U.S. election in November is critical, not just because of Donald Trump’s neo-fascisinm, but primarily because if the climate-change-denying and fossil-fuel supporting Republican Party retains power.

Together or separate

We need to put up with each other for a few months while we preserve the basics of our 244-year experiment in People Power.

The salt of the Earth

The only true solution, no NOT a revolution, is for ALL workers to belong to what the Industrial Workers of the World AKA Wobblies, called 'One Big Union'.

Trump’s platform planks

“I made a list of the top 25 planks of Trump’s platform. Did I miss any?”

Another step towards real democracy

At least some of us are open to change...

Remembering the 1960s

The 1960s can inspire us today because as well as being a period of change, the decade was characterized by hope and optimism. We need hope.

Trump halts training concerning racism

Unlike Trump’s disavowal of his anti-veteran remarks, it will be difficult for him to disavow this memorandum.

Be a viral superspreader

We can do this, if we remain nonviolent, committed, and unified.

My last (electoral) dance

“When November comes around (even earlier as we vote by mail in Florida, where the Republican Trump stooge governor has made it ok) my vote, FOR THE LAST TIME, will be for any and all Democrats on the ballot.”