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Tag: culture

The Resistance needs better heroes

A movement is defined by its heroes. The Resistance can find better heroes than the ones some of its members have chosen – and it should.

US doubles down as empire declines

U.S. global dominance is coming to an end. The issue is how will it end?

Photo essay: Eight reasons students walked out over gun laws

“All of these students will be voting in the next four years. We will be in the driver’s seat.”

Everybody does better when everybody does better

Populism – neither right nor left, Republican or Democrat – it is not based on ideology, but on two gut-level fundamentals.

Talking sense about immigration

In the end, isn’t it time to challenge the notion that people in general, and immigrants in particular, can be easily divided into deserving good guys and undeserving bad guys?

The racist origin of the Second Amendment and the rise of...

Throughout history gun control laws have been used against people of color.

People are showing they’ve had enough

People can only be squeezed so much before they rise up and say, “enough!”

America’s Shkreli problem

What, if anything, does Martin Shkreli’s downfall tell us about modern America?

Bernie hosting town hall on income inequality with Michael Moore and...

The town hall will focus on poverty in America, the 40-year decline of the middle class, and the growing power and political influence of corporate interests.

High school students

So what was it about the Parkland killings that tipped the scale? This is among the questions we teachers have been asking one another at school recently.


Former CIA Director attacks President Trump on Twitter

"You may scapegoat Andy McCabe, but you will not destroy America… America will triumph over you.”

The mad king

Who knows what a mad king will do when no adults remain to supervise him?

A 2 percent financial wealth tax would provide a $12,000 annual stipend to every...

It's not hard to envision the benefits in work opportunities, stress reduction, child care, entrepreneurial activity, and artistic pursuits for American households with an...

The two-party system is facing its biggest challenge in 70 years

From Maine to Missouri, states are bucking the establishment to push radical electoral reforms.

US doubles down as empire declines

U.S. global dominance is coming to an end. The issue is how will it end?