Thursday, July 20, 2017

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A round-up of responses to terrorism more graceful than the president’s

Responding to outbursts of violence in a reasoned and rational way must be one of our highest priorities.

Trump channels Nero

Our descendants will thank us and curse the greedy grabber polluters. 

Infighting is good for the Democratic Party

The debate within the party isn’t a diversion or a liability. It is a necessary step to recovery.

The Trump doctrine

The Trump Doctrine began to emerge when Trump issued his travel bans (both the first and second) on predominantly Muslim countries.

Trump supporters: like the passengers standing on the deck of the Titanic as it...

History will show that Trump and his Republican cohorts brought this storm of protest upon themselves when they deceived the American people relative to their true intentions.

Unintended consequences foul the Trump swamp

What about truly damaging accumulations of unintended consequences that emerge from Trump incompetence, instability and hypocrisy on repeated pledges?

Baiting the hermit kingdom: No change in North Korea policy under Trump

Diplomacy may take time and patience, but if policymakers would put as much faith into it as they do to the military solutions that we’ve seen fail time and again, we might see some progress in easing tensions in many of the world’s hotspots, including on the Korean Peninsula.

‘Silent coup’ or presidential paranoia?

He may style himself a populist but its becoming ever more clear that President Trump will be even more destructive to social and environmental norms than the 1% could have imagined in their wildest dreams.

Trump’s spectacle misdirects us from our government’s destruction

Trump provides the bizarre behavior that will get us to “Look over there!” And while we’re all gazing at the shiny object, the pro-corporate and anti-worker agenda unfolds.

Resisting Donald Trump’s violence strategically

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.