Saturday, August 8, 2020

Tag: United States

National (in)security

In the United States of inequality.

How the US treats foreigners reflects our humanity – or lack...

America has proven that we are capable of greatness, but we are also capable of great darkness.

Donald Trump’s startling global agenda: Taking white supremacy worldwide

Trump appointee kills U.N. language on racism, hate speech and nationalism, claiming there’s no rise in intolerance.

While China picks winners, Trump picks losers

As with so much else, Trump is determined to Take America Backwards Again.

Living in an age of desire and anxiety

What is causing this epidemic?

5 reasons the NRA is wrong

America is better than the NRA.

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 stateless of the union: Trump’s war on immigrants

The opening words of the U.S. Constitution are "We the People." Far more powerful than any single president, it is that collective force that will save us.

Why the time-honored White House protest needs defending

There is a lot for us to do, and unless we have public space, we can’t do the work of building a different kind of society and a different kind of world.

Special ops at war

From Afghanistan to Somalia, Special Ops achieves less with more.

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The specter of a national collapse looms over America as this virus runs rampant,...

America has a terrible, horrific problem in that it can’t seem to find the ways to bring this virus under control.

Sanders’ Make Billionaires Pay Act would help cover medical expenses for every American for...

Over 5.4 million-Americans have lost health insurance during this time while billionaires are profiting off of the pandemic.

The chicken or the egg?

What the Covid-19 pandemic says about the US...

In the wake of Portland, calls to abolish DHS grow

As with almost anything in the country’s increasingly bought and paid for political system, there are powerful interests that will use their influence over politicians to protect the activities and funding of both ICE and DHS.

Police violence meets spiritual resistance in the struggle over DAPL

An appeals court overruled the shutdown of DAPL, pending a full environmental review. The fight against a pipeline that provoked unprecedented resistance continues.