Thursday, January 27, 2022

Tag: populism

How the populist right twists leftwing ideas to appeal to voters

One of the more interesting aspects of rightwing populism, especially in the form it’s taken in the United States, is its use...

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.

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Exploring the consequences of the urban-rural cultural divide in America

There are many political and cultural differences that push false narratives.

Want to understand Manchin and Sinema?

If you want the whole answer, you need to look at the single biggest factor affecting almost all national politicians I’ve dealt with: Big egos.
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NY cop pleads guilty to violating handcuffed man’s civil rights

If the Court accepts the plea agreement, Officer Matthew Felitto will receive a sentence of probation along with a $7,500 fine.

Biden must take on Big Pharma over cancer drug that costs $189,000 per year

The United States government should be using its investments in medical research and innovation to benefit all Americans, not just the shareholders at a few corporations.

Earthquakes. Drought. Geysers. Permian oilfield water woes pile up in west Texas

At 8:00 a.m. Eastern on January 21, a magnitude 3.4 earthquake shook Culberson County in West Texas midway between Odessa and El...