Saturday, December 7, 2019

Tag: America

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.

Why the common good disappeared (and how we get it back)

The challenge is to turn all this into a new public spiritedness extending to the highest reaches in the land.

A pledge to transform the resistance, and America

If today’s resistance is to become a lasting movement, we must decide what we’re for.

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Malignant normality silently takes hold in America

The national media should free itself from this president’s constant demand for exposure and attention.

What’s wrong with the republicans?

Fruits of the twin roots of evil: Slavery and imperial expansion.

The bee is officially on the verge of extinction

With our own health and well-being directly linked to these insects, we have to make it a priority to ensure the bee population's survival.
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Sweden provides free higher education, universal healthcare, free daycare — why can’t the U.S.?

In Sweden, healthcare costs are largely subsided by the state. Daycare and preschool programs are mostly free. College and university are free. Public transportation is subsidized for many users.

Bernie Sanders tops new California poll—but you wouldn’t have known it by reading this...

In latest #BernieBlackout example, Sanders’ deputy campaign manager notes it took major newspaper “three paragraphs to mention who is leading.”