Friday, May 29, 2020

Tag: politics

State of Disaster

With natural disaster after natural disaster, Texans continues to elect officials who deny climate change. How many natural disasters will it take for the state to realize the disaster of it's elected officials?

Code Blue: U.N. Accused of Giving Immunity to Peacekeepers Who Commit...

The UN is being criticized for not looking into allegations of sexual exploitation of children by French peacekeeping troops. Only one man has been accused of such actions so far and now faces dismissal.

The Illegitimacy of Ginormous Wealth, Fouling Politics, Economics and Religion

The political system in the U.S. is currently an unfair, unequal, and unkind system keeping the rich, rich and the poor, poor. It is time to see this and demand change.

What Clintons Do Is ‘Scandalous,’ What Republicans Do Is Ignored

It seems that no matter what Hillary Clinton does, America's political media rises up in sustained outrage. But why doesn't the press corps apply the same standards to any Republican politician?

Former House Speaker Charged with Concealing Blackmail Payments

Dennis Hastert, former House Speaker, was indicted for covering up large bank transactions and lying to the FBI. Forced to cover up past misconduct through blackmail payments, is Hastert squeaky clean reputation now tainted?

Government and Corporate America: A Marriage Made in Hell

When we talk about two things that should never be combined, government and Corporatism is one of them. The massive power held by U.S. global corporations and the rich and powerful has the ability to do irreparable damage to America.

The Economic Tsunami Gathering Momentum Off the Shores of America

Our government is a dysfunctional, corporate-ruled mess with a massive debt that has gotten out of control. “A massive tsunami, a mega-powerful financial tidal wave, is growing in intensity off the shores of America” and only we can stop the chaos that seems inevitable.

Gouging the Sick

The current debate over the TPP is a secretly negotiated deal that is the complete opposite of “liberal” reform, even though it is trying to be passed off as such. We have got to stand together and get rid of this corrupt agenda.

Bernie Sander’s ‘Political Revolution’ Can Only Come About if He Abandons...

In order for Bernie Sanders to win president, the U.S. needs a “political revolution” to do it. But first, Sanders must break away from the Democratic party and continue his race as an Independent.

Big Brother/NSA Spies Stopped In Their Tracks; But for How Long?

A decision was recently made saying the NSA surveillance program goes beyond what is appropriate under the Patriot Act. With the Patriot Act up for renewal in a couple weeks, this ruling will hopefully get U.S. citizens to rise up and demand this government respect their privacy.

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Will the left leverage today’s stock surge/unemployment gap shocker?

Fat cats play the system like hungry lions stalking prey. The progressive challenge is to educate more voters how our predatory system helps the rich get richer.
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My advice to the class of 2020

The multiple crises we’re facing are opportunities to remake this nation and the world, hopefully into more just societies.

4 Minnesota cops fired after appearing to kill handcuffed man on video

Recorded on cellphone video physically abusing a handcuffed and motionless man for several minutes, four Minneapolis police officers were fired Tuesday for needlessly causing...

Climate change to heat up oceans at seven times their current rate

Rapid and inconsistent deep water heating will have a huge impact on ocean wildlife.