Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Tag: presidential candidates

Should Henry Kissinger Mentor a Presidential Candidate?

Now that many Americans, particularly young ones, are hearing the name of Henry Kissinger, they should learn some other reasons why Kissinger would not make a good mentor.

Debate Mendacity Even Shocks Conservatives

Republican presidential candidates seem free to bend, twist and shred the truth at will—for instance, take the free-for-all CNBC debate. They all got away with prevaricating about themselves, their policies and their opponents.

Staffing Up for Corruption

There was a new category of staffing added to Big Money in politics. Campaigns are now hiring “donor maintenance managers” as personal concierges to millionaire supporters—another example of plutocratic corruption of our democratic elections.

On Leaders and Demagogues

Living in a democracy, it's important that we distinguish leaders from demagogues. So with the current crop of Presidential candidates: Who are the leaders and who are the demagogues?

How Many Thousands of US Troops Would GOP Hopefuls Send to...

Many GOP presidential hopefuls "wouldn’t rule out U.S. boots on the ground" in Iraq, or Syria for that matter. So if a Republican takes office come 2016 we can almost be guaranteed a return of combat troops to the Middle East.

VIDEO: How Likely Are the Top 10 GOP Presidential Candidates to...

Juan Cole reviews the 10 GOP presidential candidates on one key issue—how likely they are to drag us into another war. Here are the individual answers to that pertinent question.

2016 Presidential Candidates Address Inequality (Sort Of)

Congress never before worried about the "ever-widening chasm" between the rich and the rest of the nation. For Republican presidential candidates, inequality is a top political topic, but their solution are the same old failed tactics.

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NATO’s 75th anniversary is an opportune time to take stock of NATO’s outdated world view and violations of international law.

Sanders pushes to block $18 billion arms sale to Israel amid Gaza conflict

As the Biden administration seeks approval for a massive arms sale to Israel, Senator Bernie Sanders leads a campaign to halt weapons transfers amid ongoing violence in Gaza.

Shooting at Trump rally sparks blame game as Progressives condemn GOP accusations against Biden

Political violence at Trump rally ignites accusations and calls for unity.