Monday, November 29, 2021

Cosmic hypocrisy: Unqualified embrace of its VA win exposes GOP’s whopping big lie

Virginia results are bad news for the Democrats, incredibly bereft at effective messaging, but where's good news for the Trump fanatics, exposed nationally as indefensible liars and election manipulators?

Rightwing mythmaking and the January 6th capitol siege

The idea that conservatives and Republicans are being widely and unfairly targeted by federal law enforcement is yet another example of an emerging right wing tactic of projection.

In steep decline: Body blows to America’s vaunted, quality higher education

Once the world’s best, U.S. higher education staggers, with no easy fixes.
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What happened to the party of limited government?

The Republican Party now poses a clear and present threat even to the values it once espoused.

The super-rich have taken almost all of it

The very richest Americans seem far removed from the notion of shared prosperity that could have made us a nation to be envied.

Does mundane, Democratic small ball make sense against war-like Trumpian nullification?

Good intentions fall short against foes indifferent to morality, law, science, disease, suffering, even the compassion that Christianity honors.

How the Texas abortion law’s faulty legal text could self-destruct

Texas has opened a multidimensional Pandora’s box that threatens marginalized communities across the country.

Science Committee hearing: ‘Accelerating Deep Space Travel with Space Nuclear Propulsion’

New systems using solar power are being developed—past the current use of thin film such as Mylar for solar sails.

The Democrats in DC promised consequential racial justice reform—where is it?

The message to Black Americans expecting more progress has largely been to wait—for a better political opportunity, for the racial wealth gap to widen, for another Black American to die at the hands of the police.

Ethiopia: Assailed by terrorists and betrayed by the West

Aided by mainstream western media, they have spread misinformation and lies about the situation inside Ethiopia.