Sunday, September 27, 2020

Tag: politics

Veterans go to Washington

If veteran-legislators were to use their capacity for leadership, Congress could take on its true constitutional responsibility as the custodian of war—and peace—and life in this country could change accordingly.

Former LA Councilman pleads guilty to obstructing federal corruption probe

If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in federal prison.

The Cold War is back and Trump is no Truman

When the curtain went up on the rolling crisis that was the Cold War, Harry Truman was president. Donald Trump is no Truman.

It’s time for a Black New Deal

There are systemic issues of racism and poverty that, if not addressed comprehensively, will ensure that any “reform” effort today will be short-lived.

Becoming a marginalized person in a pandemic is eye-opening

So it is with some interest that I find myself now, in this time of coronavirus pandemic, suddenly in an un- or underprivileged status.

Watch: Ruth Bader Ginsburg dissents on right-wing election shenanigans

Can’t we protect our health and the right to vote?

From here to Dystopia

“The future has arrived, it’s just not evenly distributed yet.”

To help stem coronavirus, lift sanctions on Iran

What coronavirus is providing, however, is a unique opportunity to look specifically at how the intentional damage caused to one country’s healthcare system can make it harder for the entire world to address a pandemic.

How ‘historic’ are we?

Truth to tell, the word historic does get tossed around rather loosely these days.

Sanders says Trump clemency for ‘Wall Street crooks’ and ‘corrupt’ officials...

"This is what a broken and racist criminal justice system looks like."

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10 things you need to know to stop a coup

Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.

The (flawed) case against Julian Assange

The many mainstream journalists cheering on his extradition may come to regret in the future when the American government comes for them or their sources.

WikiLeaks’ October Surprise Explains Why Assange Was Just Silenced

Each of these stunning disclosures gives Wikileaks and Julian Assange sufficient concern to consider himself a marked man.

A new Supreme Court nominee before the election may spark a crisis of legitimacy

If the institutions of government are deemed illegitimate, preserving democracy may well be left to the people demanding justice.

Tell Home Depot and Lowe’s to stop selling Bayer-Monsanto’s Roundup Herbicides

Tell Home Deport and Lowe's to remove Roundup from store shelves and help protect both human and pollinators' health.