Thursday, September 16, 2021

Whatever happened to the Republican Party that stood for limited government?

Today’s Republican Party, while still claiming to stand for limited government, is practicing just the opposite: government intrusion everywhere.

Is “one nation, indivisible,” with “justice for all” any less clear a mandate than...

If one connives to deny elections their paramount place in democracy, why not defy law, courts, precedents and thus justice?

Why American workers need the National Labor Relations Board to return to its mission

The demand for representation, increasing even before COVID-19, soared during the pandemic as Americans saw how unions helped their members.

Blurring the lines: Phony leftists and the populist right pipeline

Most of those who consider themselves on the progressive left instinctively understand that they are in an ideological battle with two powerful forces.

Extreme weather devastating US raises calls to pass Biden’s infrastructure bill

The infrastructure bill may not be enough to address the climate crisis; some lawmakers are urging the president to declare a national emergency.

Complacency rules: Consumerism and the environment

Complacency and the refusal to change individual behavior and collective ways of living are stoking the underlying cause of the crisis—consumerism.

Insurgent extremists bet the farm, touting street terrorism, medical malpractice & law-breaking

Street violence offends the vast majority, and extremism doubles down the downside.

How Trump’s attempted coup could still succeed

Their point is to cast further doubt on its legitimacy and justify additional state measures to suppress votes and alter future elections.

Afghanistan and the Purdue Pharma case are reminders that the US is a failed...

The Sacklers said they wanted “global peace” from future lawsuits, and they got what they wanted. Meanwhile, in the failed narco-state they helped create, the war goes on.

Bertrand Russell and Ban the Bomb

Bertrand Russell's keen insights into the destructive potential of a nuclear war drove him to campaign for the complete elimination of these weapons of mass horror.