Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Tag: Republicans

‘Conspiracism’ poisons the rightwing fringe; progressives not immune, just much smarter

What changes before 2024 if the GOP can’t exit the pandemic-decimated, insurrectionist Trump train wreck?

Eugenics rears its unsavory head: Vaccine schism saves the intelligent &...

Right-wing vaccine resistance could remove thousands of Trump voters in critical red states.

Why Lindsey Graham is trying to rescue Rahm Emanuel

Now, Graham is an important ally in Emanuel’s campaign for ambassador to Japan.

Whatever happened to the Republican Party that stood for limited government?

Today’s Republican Party, while still claiming to stand for limited government, is practicing just the opposite: government intrusion everywhere.

All bets are off as Republican democracy killers concoct ever-scarier nightmares

While Democrats work at marginal political solutions, the radical right heads for the rocks, crying “full steam ahead.”

White right fright jeopardizes the ‘endangered’ dominance it can’t abide losing

Trumpism is death to fair elections, legitimate challenges, and the legal/judicial system that identified every crude, illegal attempt to game the system.

Corporate liberalism is no match for Trumpism

Merely promising a kinder, gentler version of grim social realities just won’t be enough to counter the faux populism of a neofascist Republican Party.

The far right’s manufactured meaning of Critical Race Theory

They’ve deliberately manufactured a set of caricatures to make the public—mainly the white public—feel threatened.

The Right’s grotesque, negative learning curve is steadily demolishing its national...

For a white nationalist base obsessed with “losing its country” (and dominance) to outsiders and non-whites, won’t chronic, severe political whoppers achieve exactly its worst fear?

In gift to rich tax cheats, Republicans strip IRS funds from...

“Republicans can always be counted on to help billionaires not pay taxes.”

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Personal interview: Abby Martin what are the prospects for peace?

Abby Martin is an American journalist, TV presenter and activist who continues her work opposing imperialism and promoting peace, as an independent filmmaker and journalist.

Despite cutbacks, ExxonMobil continues to fund climate science denial

ExxonMobil has spent more than $39 million to manufacture doubt about climate science.

‘Bottom line,’ says Bernie Sanders, deal must include Medicare expansion, lower drug prices

"Congress must finally have the courage to stand up to the greed of Big Pharma."

Bogus “rugged individualism” corrodes our social fabric, fueling violent protest & pandemic mayhem

Either “rugged individualism” is exposed as a mistaken, scam mythology, disrupting and exploiting what’s good for the many -- or we face something closer to “rugged extinction.”

The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”