Monday, July 22, 2024

First Assange, now Greenwald: The growing attacks on adversarial journalism

It’s unlikely that Greenwald, who at least has the benefit of widespread fame and international support, will be the last journalist to be targeted.

Foiled Trump goes full Confederate, names Mar-a-Lago the MAGA Whiter than White House

'No cause is truly lost when the Confederate flag still waves, when statues of freedom-fighters stand on every village green, and good white Christian nationalists reign supreme.'

A Grim Scenario: If America Ends Up With a Republican President and a GOP-Controlled...

When we decide whether to vote or not, and for whom we will cast that ballot, we better think very deeply about the America in which we want to live going into the future.

Chaos in Syria, Part I – 3 Motives and 7 Countries

What exactly has been happening in Syria in the last few years? How did we end up with millions of refugees?

Clinton’s Crumbling, Bernie’s Surging and a ‘Political Revolution’ Could Be in the Offing

There is something big happening in the American body politic and in this presidential campaign. Bernie Sanders has touched a nerve and his campaign has gone from a quixotic experiment to a contest to a movement, and there may be no stopping it at this point, though Clinton may try.

Dear Hillary, You’re Losing My Vote

Clinton’s campaign, which exploits institutional bias and deception, is a diversion from our national challenges. Many of us expect more.

A president unraveling right before our eyes. He must be forced to resign

How Trump is speaking to the American people about dealing with this crisis is not at all inspirational, it is demoralizing and causing them to be greatly depressed, increasing, not suppressing, their fear.

How Bernie Won California: The Official Un-Count

If all votes were created equal and actually tallied, the Golden State would most likely be in Bernie’s pocked.
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The 10 steps to impeach a president

This isn’t to say Trump couldn’t or won’t be impeached. Only that it’s a long and drawn-out process.

The social impact of the Second Amendment

The state should be permitted to disarm its citizens to the extent it judges necessary to protect its own strength to protect its society.