Wednesday, September 30, 2020

You cannot trap the ‘magic rat’: Trump, Congress and geopolitics

The ‘magic rat’ is simply the mechanism by which an unconscious and terrified mind instantly switches its attention from something frightening to something more pleasant to avoid having any time to consciously engage with the presented information.

Fighting hate speech as an excuse for censorship

Legal action and internal policy changes on the social media should be undertaken in order to tackle the problem of hate speech online.

Feeding the beast!

Those who really ran this country made sure that only elected officials who would keep feeding this beast could hold office.

LGBTQ workers still face employment discrimination

In an era when 90 percent of America believes it is unfair to discriminate against someone due to their sexual orientation, it’s remarkable we haven’t made this law.

TrumPutin moving forward, democracy declines

Without an impeachment, without a serious overhaul of enforced voting rights and a return to safeguarded paper ballots, we will continue to watch the erosion and destruction of this 241-year experiment in freedom.

How the idea of personal liberty is quickly fading away

The world is changing far too quickly for people to get used to it, and the rate of expansion isn’t slowing down. No one can keep track, at least not alone.

Have a blessed military industrial empire!

To sit back and rely on 'blessing' each other or wait for this two party system to come to our aid....

Why war? Building on the legacy of Einstein, Freud and Gandhi

If we want to end war, we must halt the adult war against children as a priority.

Yes, we can fix the ACA

The winning solution is Medicare for All.

Working stiffs: Stop celebrating the super rich!!!

In this new Gilded Age of our current Military Industrial Empire the amount of wealth for many individuals is astounding.