Saturday, October 31, 2020

Tag: populism

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.

The “center-left” had its chance; it’s time for something new

Is the left’s populism answering the unmet needs of people in Western Europe and the United States?

Populism of the 1%: Why the same billionaires are behind Trump...

These complex ties reveal a clear and resounding message.

Populism is not about mobs, anti-government rants or opinion polls

It's necessary to restate the solid principles of populism and reassert its true spirit.

The bloodstained rise of global populism

A political movement’s violent pursuit of “enemies.”

‘Mr. Unpredictability’ fields an utterly predictable, regressive cabinet

What ‘Populist’ Cabinet Swarms with Plutocrats, CEOs, Militarists and Misfits?

Trump’s trickle-down populism

Trickle-down economics dressed in populist garb is still trickle-down economics.

The Huckster Populist

The real Trump isn’t a populist. He’s a plutocrat. Above all, he’s a con man.

The New Common Ground Between Populist Left and Right

Both want to get big money out of politics, reverse Citizens United, and restore our democracy.

The Promise (and Peril) of the New Populism

Populism can be dangerous when embraced by the right because it usually comes mixed with nativism.

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Why Noam Chomsky and Daniel Ellsberg are so adamant about the imperative of defeating...

The potential for democracy in the United States will largely hinge on whether Trump gains re-election.
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The stock market is not the economy

The next time you hear someone say the stock market is a reflection of the economy, tell them that’s rubbish! The real economy is jobs and wages.

Right wing populism: The politics of imagined enemies and personal grievance

A key part of this politics of personal complaint has been the dismissal, especially by the current occupant of the White House, of news outlets that criticize him or point out his lies as ‘fake news’.

Why I’m voting Green in 2020

We need to vote for candidates who represent and are part of the popular movements so we advance the causes of economic, racial and environmental justice.

To end this madness: Vote, and vote as if your very survival depended on...

In the past when American faced monumental problems it had leaders and citizens who stood up and responded in various ways to help the country overcome them.