Monday, June 21, 2021

Social Security versus national security

Whose entitlement really makes us safer?

50 years ago, the Pentagon Papers’ success hinged on a personal conversion to nonviolence

Without the friendships he forged in the antiwar movement, Daniel Ellsberg might not have found the courage and support he needed to help end the Vietnam War.

Why the Second Amendment protects a ‘well-regulated militia’ but not a private citizen militia

The California case raises troubling questions about the meaning and proper role of “militias” under the Second Amendment.

How democrats and progressives undermined the potential of the Biden-Putin summit

Progressives went along with Democratic Party leaders and corporate liberal media as they fueled the momentum toward a nuclear doomsday.

The big threat of fences across the West

The American West contains 620,000 miles of fencing, threatening the migration of pronghorn, mule deer and other species.

Wall Street’s $3 billion political investment is a bargain

The For the People Act would loosen the financial industry’s grip over our political system.
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‘Our house is on fire:’ Activists urge G7 to immediately address climate, vaccine apartheid...

“What we’ve seen is simply rich countries doing too little too late and not taking up their responsibility, and unfortunately this G7 has not changed that at all.”

A global tax deal for the rich, not the poor

Despite the recent G7 agreement on corporate taxation, global leadership requires going beyond national interests to ensure that all countries have sufficient resources to develop healthier post-pandemic economies.

The simple fix our tax code so urgently needs: Sunshine!

Income tax disclosure ought to be the law of the land, not a criminal offense.

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.