Friday, May 29, 2020

Duck-and-cover America

Advice to college graduates in the age of Trump: We need you, class of 2018, not under some desk but out there ready to change our world for the better.

What’s a ‘black identity extremist’? Groups demand Trump Dhs release ‘race paper’

We must be especially intolerant of racism when it appears as official government policy, enshrined in secret documents in black and white.

US CEOs are world’s best – for themselves

U.S. CEOs certainly do deliver the best results for themselves. They certainly do not, on the other hand, deliver the best results for average people in their nations.

Teaching ‘Les Misérables’ in prison

The novel gave them a lens to view their lives and a ruling system every bit as cruel as Hugo’s 19th-century France.

The retired General who stopped a Wall Street coup

General Smedley Butler blew the whistle on a millionaire-led effort to oust FDR and the New Deal.

Disaster gentrification in Puerto Rico

Paradise for a wealthy few, the continuation of a long colonial nightmare for the long neglected majority of Puerto Ricans.

Mass shootings, children being gunned down in cold blood; a dark stain on the...

We Americans may not realize it, but we are being mentally conditioned by this government to accept these mass shootings as a part of our culture, embedded in our society.

Goons in Gucci

The richest, most powerful, most privileged people in our land are intentionally savaging the well-being of America's majority and aggressively suppressing the democratic rights that make America, America.

NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch: It’s unfair to say ‘mass shootings’ because knife crimes aren’t...

"When a gun is involved, it’s called a mass shooting, and that’s so the focus remains on the firearm."

Legalizing divorce: A battle between church and state in the Philippines

The Instituting Absolute Divorce and Dissolution of Marriage in the Philippines Act is being condemned by the Catholic Church citing "social costs" as a result of the bill.