Sunday, December 8, 2019

Conviction and removal aren’t the issue; it’s impeachment of Trump that is essential

Presidential high crimes and misdemeanors, unchallenged, become the new reality going forward.

Kerry’s endorsement of Biden fits: Two deceptive supporters of the Iraq War

The former vice president has powerful backers in corporate media, wealthy circles and the Democratic Party establishment.

Bernie Sanders tops new California poll—but you wouldn’t have known it by reading this...

In latest #BernieBlackout example, Sanders’ deputy campaign manager notes it took major newspaper “three paragraphs to mention who is leading.”
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Sweden provides free higher education, universal healthcare, free daycare — why can’t the U.S.?

In Sweden, healthcare costs are largely subsided by the state. Daycare and preschool programs are mostly free. College and university are free. Public transportation is subsidized for many users.

What’s wrong with the republicans?

Fruits of the twin roots of evil: Slavery and imperial expansion.

Will the 2020 contenders take on inequality?

Class wars unfold on multiple fronts, and virtually all national policies and programs affect how equally we distribute our income and wealth.

Malignant normality silently takes hold in America

The national media should free itself from this president’s constant demand for exposure and attention.

Can we get the money out of politics?

Just as the National Popular Vote movement is an attempt to sidestep the Electoral College to ensure the president is elected by the people rather than the states, there are examples and steps we can follow to help get the money out of politics.

For corporate media, it’s ‘anybody but Sanders or Warren’

History is unfolding in real-time. It’s not a product on the media shelf, to be passively bought and consumed.

Blending capitalism and socialism

Why can't we detach personal income from industry so that we can all make rational decisions about what is good and bad for society?