Sunday, July 12, 2020

Prison: Therapeutic centers or academies of crime?

All is interconnected; prisons and crime are consequential elements within a societal structure of injustice and prejudice, which requires fundamental change.

Why relentless enforcement will make or break the new NAFTA

Because if Mexico fails to relentlessly enforce the USMCA, the new trade agreement will be as big a failure as the old.

“Thank you for your service”: pardons for war criminals and indifference for those damaged...

I can’t remember who recently said it, but the point has been made that we often call people heroes because it’s easier to sacrifice them when they’re given this honorific and simply move on.

By his words and actions, Trump is facilitating, proliferating the spread of Covid-19

An American president must never again be allowed to fully manage a response to any pandemic. That responsibility must be assigned to scientists and other medical experts.

His own worst enemy, Trump drowns in his own swamp

Thus does Trump bring down the very doom and gloom, if not carnage, on himself invoked by his own lies and fear-mongering.

How Donald Trump’s failures turned Dallas into a COVID-19 hotspot

Yet Trump not only failed to channel existing stimulus funds to hard-hit areas like Dallas but also refused to use his clout to push an acceptable local government aid package through Congress.

Future US presidents must not be allowed to manage any type of pandemic

We can’t keep doing things “the old way’, especially when they don’t work. It’s time to make this critically important change.

Medicare for All over militarism

Although it doesn’t seem to interest most American voters, militarism is now as much of a domestic as it is a foreign policy issue.

Trump touts long-shot, can’t-lose gambit: ‘How to overcome a rigged, corrupt election? Just Trump...

Honor is due: Time to Make Elections Fair Again. MEFA! Won’t be any harder than building that friggin’ wall.

Investing social security trust funds

The beneficiaries should be able to decide either through a vote or a transparent representation system which companies they want to invest in.