Monday, December 4, 2023

Israel’s military is part of the US war machine

As the carnage in Gaza continues, Washington is rushing to provide extra military assistance worth $14 billion.

Endangered and dangerous Israel, endangering Jews

What effect on Jews elsewhere from manifestly wrong or immoral actions of the state?

How union workers build the middle class

Well-compensated union workers, in turn, support small businesses, schools, and other amenities needed to sustain strong communities.

The Big Fix sticks: nothing impedes Trumpist fealty to its endlessly disruptive, authoritarian strongman 

Will ANY Trump crime or conviction, no matter how heinous or despicable, alienate backers who not only believe Trump is incapable of evil but also see him as the lone savior against countless enemies?

Close the audit gap

Millionaires who skip their taxes should get audited, not the working poor. Closing that gap isn’t just fair — it’s essential to protect our democracy.

Are we the dinosaurs of the 21st century?

And how our wars distract us.

The growing movement to bring back community grief and ritual

A free and open community grief-tending event in Berkeley, California, set an example for coming to terms with loss—of people we love and of nature.

Israel is committing an epic war crime with US backing and arms

Where is the U.S. peace movement and the U.S. public outrage?

From Robber Barons to Bezos: Is history repeating itself?

It is time to fight for an economy and a democracy that works for all rather than the few.

‘Israel’s 9/11’ is a slogan to rationalize open-ended killing of Palestinian civilians

“The horrific cycle of violence in the Middle East will not end until the Israeli occupation ends—and a huge obstacle to ending the occupation has been the U.S. government.”