Thursday, September 19, 2019

Pity the Children

If we continue to ignore the hunger, poverty and desperate families and communities of our young, we guarantee there will be a huge, violent population plagued by crime, drug addiction and high incarceration rates. If we save the children, we save society.

An Exceptional Nation? French Foreign Policy and the 21st Century Scramble for Africa

There seems to be no amount of human suffering and destruction that can’t be excused when undertaken by western countries who are always deemed to have good intentions, while those opposed to them are tarred as savages at best and pure evil at worst.

The Iowa Caucus Is Today: Here Are the Shocking Differences in Rally Turnout Over...

Rally turnout for Bernie Sanders over the weekend knocked Clinton's out of the park.

Homelessness Soaring in the UK As People Can No Longer Afford To Pay Rent

One in five renters in Britain could not afford to pay January’s rent out of their normal salary and were forced to resort to credit cards, loans, overdrafts, pay day loans and borrowing from friends and family in order to pay housing costs.

Our Jobs Are Disappearing

We can't wait around for a 19th-century recovery. We need a new paradigm. We need guaranteed jobs.

The Republican Trumpless Debate

Fox News hosted its Republican debate last week without Donald Trump. So how did it go?

Ted Cruz Promises To Create The Most Right-Wing Supreme Court In History

"I will be willing to spend whatever political capital is necessary ... I give you my word."

The Post’s Wrong-headed Attack on Bernie Sanders’s Health Plan

The Post attacks Sanders for failing to have a “plausible” plan for plugging looming deficits as the American population ages.

Bernie Sanders Co-Sponsors a Bill to Repeal Pro-Gun Law He Originally Supported

“Judging from gun-control activists reactions, Sanders has a long way to go to undo the damage his past pro-gun law decisions have caused with many potential supporters.”

The Top Nine Developments that Defined the Struggle between Democracy and Plutocracy in 2015

“Just as democracy and peace are mutually reinforcing, perpetual war and perpetual corruption are mutually reinforcing. The concentrated power involved in conducting war corrupts; corruption undermines democracy, the surest way to peace.”