Friday, May 24, 2019

Tag: America

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.

The South is rising again

The real story is that a fresh, "Reclaim the South" movement of young African-American populists is emerging, kindling long-suppressed hope in the racially scarred Deep South.

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New poll shows the majority of Americans don’t want Roe v. Wade overturned

Americans don't agree with the new abortion bans in Alabama and Georgia.

Will Biden’s dog whistles for racism catch up with him?

Denial of that reality could help him win the party’s nomination -- and then help Donald Trump get re-elected.

Hillary’s call for Chinese meddling in 2020 is no joking matter

China already interfered with a presidential election once on behalf of Democrats.

This is how Republics die

"America will not 'bounce back' from the Trump presidency when it ends, and may lose all ability to recover at all if that presidency lasts six rather than two more years."

‘Becoming a green, sustainable society:’ Shorter work weeks is one of several strategies

"This new paper from Autonomy is a thought experiment that should give policymakers, activists and campaigners more ballast to make the case that a Green New Deal is absolutely necessary."

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