Sunday, June 23, 2024

Tag: exceptionalism

The surprising pervasiveness of American arrogance

We Americans are all beneficiaries of exceptionalism, even those of us who decry its corrosive impact.

The United States is exceptional

But not in the ways any of us should want.

We-are-not-them exceptionalism

The making of a lost generation.

Socialism as a Cure for Exceptionalism

A sense of exceptionalism drives our foreign policy, and distances the 'takers' in the 1% from the more social-minded and once-thriving middle class. Will political revolution envisioned by Bernie Sanders restore that social-mindedness?

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When the KKK murdered my childhood friend 

We must never give in to cruelty and violence. It is incumbent on all of us to stand up to bullies and be each other’s protectors.

Gaza’s children face extreme heat and starvation under Israeli blockade

UN reports visible signs of wasting among Gaza’s children as aid deliveries falter and temperatures soar.

Congress demands answers from Chief Justice Roberts on Supreme Court ethics scandals

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jamie Raskin press Chief Justice John Roberts on ethics standards amid controversies involving Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito.

Global consensus: Majority support quick fossil fuel phaseout, even in top producing nations

A new UNDP poll reveals overwhelming global support for a rapid transition to clean energy and stronger climate action, including in major fossil fuel-producing countries.

Essential jobs and public school teachers in the US fail to provide living wages

Home health aides, retail salespersons, fast-food workers, and public school teachers are essential to the economy and society, yet their wages fall far short of the cost of living.