Thursday, March 23, 2023

Tag: America

Wagging the dog? America and the UK respond to the crisis...

Likely the best way to understand the reaction of the U.S., UK and other English speaking countries to the latest ‘crisis’ in the Ukraine is that there is, as always, plenty of money to be made out of it.

America, a nation teetering on the edge

The kind of question we the people of America should be asking ourselves, “Can we get along? Why is it that we can’t get along?”

How do you celebrate a flawed nation?

To love America is to love the movements that have fought for centuries to make it better.

How ‘America first’ descends to ‘America behind’

Admittedly, “Trump the Rogue Empire-buster” smacks of old-fashioned, comic book cartoon characters – full of sneering menace, contempt and buffoonery. Okay, not...

Giving a pass to anti-Muslim bigotry

Islamophobia enters the government, is incorporated into the law, and becomes increasingly acceptable in America.

Rapidly becoming irrelevant in America: The principles of ethics and morality

It appears that we have entered an era in this nation’s history is which the principles of ethics and morals are becoming irrelevant in both this government and our society.

Why America is the greatest country

I just know that everything is okay because I live in the greatest country. And America is the greatest country because everything is okay.

6 ways Millennials will clean up the mess Boomers left them

Millennials are different from boomers and they will shape the future.

This system is killing us

It's time to recognize that when violence explodes out of nowhere, time and again, and at such a cost – violence is the system, violence courses through its veins.

The 9/11 hijackers were Iraqis, right?

The good news is that they want to learn. The bad news: nowadays, they tend to think that the men who flew those planes on 9/11 were from Iran.

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Black residents of Cancer Alley sue local government for discrimination in siting chemical facilities

“We’re being ignored and we have to do whatever we have to do to stop it.”

Senior climate activists rally across US to ‘stop dirty banks’

"We must break the big banks' addiction to Big Oil."

A highway to peace or a highway to hell?

Only an alert and knowledgeable citizenry, fully engaged in corralling, containing, and constraining it, Eisenhower concluded, could save democracy and bolster peaceful methods and goals. 

Is pretend politics—hawking a counterfeit self—the ultimate right-wing propaganda?

For “real” Rethugs one looks in vain –/ It’s quicksand, whether frauds or insane.

On MAGA’s deceptive fixation: founders ‘ordained this Christian nation’

But when did factual truth matter/ To yahoos seizing forms to shatter?