Sunday, May 31, 2020

Tag: America

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.

How much longer before Trump becomes the 2nd president in US...

America is weighed down by this president who has quickly worn out his welcome.

The US has treated poor countries like ‘shitholes’ for decades

Trump's racist remarks are offensive. The brutal excesses of U.S. foreign policy are worse.

The world according to Trump

“Trump administration’s foolish and self-defeating decision to abdicate the United States’ global influence — something that has taken more than 70 years to build.”

What’s killing America’s middle class?

Just as progressives deliberately pushed public policies to create the middle class, so are today's economic royalists deliberately pushing plutocratic policies to destroy it.

Farewell 2017, year of anxiety

There was anxiety in the air throughout much of the world in 2017—here's what you should know going into 2018.

Yes, half of Americans are in or near poverty: Here’s more...

Too many Americans have been cheated out of opportunities to share in our nation's prosperity.

Night thoughts on Trump and America

Our democratic institutions have so far stood the test and remain strong. America will be back.

Demobilizing America

A nation made by war and a citizenry unmade by it.

Bringing America together again

Every aspect of American society has been disadvantaged by establishment support for moneyed interests. Any other scapegoat is a distraction.

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Trump’s National Park Service greenlights hunting of bear cubs and wolf pups in their...

Lifting this restriction grants hunters permission to use cruel and inhumane hunting tactics.

Watching American lemmings as they prepare to follow Trump over the cliff

These lemmings see him ignoring the Rule of Law, dismissing the Constitution as being irrelevant.

Who are the secret puppet-masters behind Trump’s war on Iran?

A shadowy group stoking U.S. hostility with Iran and the evidence that it is funded by Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

‘How dare you put our lives at risk’: Pennsylvania Democrat Brian Sims rips GOP...

Sims notes that the Republicans did not let the Democrats know that they had been exposed to the virus, arguing that such a revelation would hurt their argument to reopen the state.

‘Grotesque’: While 41 million people lost jobs due to COVID-19, US billionaires grew nearly...

"This is a grotesque indicator of the deep inequalities in U.S. society."