Sunday, July 25, 2021

Close Guantanamo—Then Give It Back to Cuba

This week is the 13th anniversary of the first post-9/11 prisoners arriving at Guantanamo Bay. This has people wondering: is it time to put an end to this dark chapter of U.S. history, close the prison and return the land to Cuba?

Trump’s lament: ‘And now, the end is near, and so I face the final...

It’s even more evidence that America badly needs a president who can keep his head on straight.

The Presidential Debate That Did Not Really Happen

It was not a debate so much as an opportunity to display Trump’s ability to weave an alternate reality for his acolytes.

Preventing election chaos

So perhaps the confusion was planned?

Exasperated by Netanyahu, France Prepares to Recognize Palestinian State

The French parliament urged recognition of Palestine in a vote in 2014. Sweden has recognized Palestine and a number of other European countries have raised the Palestinian mission in their capitals to the rank of full embassy.

How conservatives have laid waste to America for 50 years

Conservatism has made 'social' a dirty word. Here are some of the details of fifty years of damage inflicted on America

First 100 days: Trump and the degradation of the presidency

The first 100 days is an artificial landmark for presidents. But it does offer an opportunity to pause and assess their accomplishments.

A last chance for resistance

There is a hierarchy to oppression. It begins with the most vulnerable.

The Most Pragmatic Way to Fix American Democracy

The political system we now have is profoundly broken. Bernie Sanders is the most qualified candidate to create the political system we should have.

A Mailman on a Mission

"Doug Hughes’ gyrocopter stunt was no flight of fancy." It seems the majority of Americans are behind his bold “very special delivery” through the heart of our nation’s most restricted airspace in an effort to shake up and shape up Congress.