Friday, April 10, 2020

What Does Sanders Really Believe About Clinton?

To date, Sanders’ criticism of Clinton on this point is inferential, not specific.
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How the U.S. Went Fascist: Mass Media Make Excuses for Trump Voters (Video)

When Benjamin Franklin was asked by a lady after the Constitutional Convention what sort of government the US had, he said, “A Republic, Madame, if you can keep it.” You have to wonder if we can keep it.

Gliding Into Dreamtime

“We must ask how much destructive inhumanity any social contract can withstand before erupting into rebellion.”
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9 ways to stay sane during the primaries

As the presidential primaries get underway, it’s easy to get burnt out or overwhelmed by all the candidates and their platforms. Here...

Trump’s bluster at the UN shows he doesn’t understand North Korea at all

The practical reality is this: To de-escalate this situation, the United States must be prepared to swallow its hubris and sit down with North Korea.

Winning

Trump loves to do It, but American generals have forgotten how.

Five things Obama should do before leaving office (but probably won’t)

I offer this list not with a naive optimism that Obama will actually act on them, but rather to point out how many crucial issues a sitting Democratic president has the power to control but often chooses not to.
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Inside Exxon’s great climate cover-up: From early climate change researcher to epic climate denier

Exxon knew that fossil fuels cause global warming as early as the 1970s but hid that information from the public.

What does Kim Jong Un want?

It’s not too late to make a deal with North Korea. Ultimately, it’s what Pyongyang wants too.

Infographic: The Surprising Ways You Consume Oil Every Day

Less than half the oil we consume is used for gasoline. Petroleum also goes into a bunch of everyday products. Some useful, and many we could live without.