Thursday, December 1, 2022

Tag: fear

How terror came home and what to make of it

A nation rich in fear.

Trump invokes compassion to justify violence

We must not allow our pain to be weaponized against each other. We must not be seduced by fear or manipulative stories.

Profit maximization is easy: Invest in violence

More violence leads to more fear making it easier to gain greater social control to inflict more violence….

Fear strikes AT, not OUT!

Fear always translates into anger which can translate into violence. Thus, it can never strike out, only ‘strike AT!’

The American state of mind: Apprehension, frustration, distrust, fear

How much longer will they take this kind of beating before we see a societal eruption?

Don’t Grade Justice on a Warped Curve: Assessing the Case of...

The government has been using fear as a weapon against truth-telling, by harassing, threatening, and imprisoning whistleblowers. Citizens like Jeffrey Sterling are being punished for speaking out against the corruption.

Planting Fear Into the American Mind

It seems, in order to pass a certain agenda, modern time presidents will use the idea of fear. Keeping U.S. citizens afraid of terrorism and other countries have let aggressive military policy become justified.

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It’s not clear whether benighted, garden-variety Republicanism (or Democratism) is a better stimulant for Progressive politics vs. another vapid, sensationalized, chaotic Trump circus stunt.

Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

What’s really at stake in a politically charged Supreme Court case on elections

Moore v. Harper could transform the law—but not in the way that many pundits, or even politicians, anticipate.

The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.

‘Love wins again’: Senate passes bill to protect same-sex and interracial marriage

"Today we celebrate this win, tomorrow we continue to fight for the justice and equity that every American deserves."