The Democratic Party has long made a habit of preemptively surrendering major fights with Republicans before they even begin. They’ll have to change that right now if Democrats want to block a Supre...
No matter who or where you are, if you expose the inner workings of empire you will be hunted down, kidnapped and brought to the U.S. to be tried as a spy and imprisoned for life. The empire intends to be unaccountable, untouchable and unexamined. ... See MoreSee Less
"Court packing shouldn’t be seen as simply a matter of achieving a partisan balance. Rather, it is part of larger project to tame the courts, to make them more responsive to the will of the majority." ... See MoreSee Less
The workers made a rare, risky decision with sweeping implications: While the pandemic has driven many vulnerable populations further into the shadows, these agricultural workers, many of whom are undocumented, took to the streets. “Most workers prefer to keep quiet for fear of losing their jobs or for fear of retaliation. It may be that everyone is tired of always staying silent.” ... See MoreSee Less
During the reign of the Emperor Justinian I (527-565 AD), a mysterious plague spread out of the Nile Valley to Constantinople and finished off the Roman Empire. COVID-19 is not the Black Death, but its impact may be civilizational, weakening the mighty, raising up the modest, and rearranging axes of power across the globe. ... See MoreSee Less
They have much more to do with U.S. arms and the threat of war with Iran. .. On September 11, 2020, Bahrain announced that it had agreed to normalize relations with Israel, following a similar agreeme...
Congress must rein in our government's ability to do harm in the world... More Americans have now died from COVID-19 than from the wars in Korea, Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan combined. Yet the United...
"There is a name for this relentless series of weather disasters: climate change. But you would not know this from the network news. Of the 50 segments on Hurricane Laura, for example, broadcast by ABC, CBS, and NBC, not one mentioned climate change. CNN did little better. According to research by my organization, End Climate Silence, none of the prime time CNN news shows mentioned climate change either."
To go from merely “better than the Republicans” to “sufficient to save the planet,” the party needs to shift its thinking in several areas. Key among these are ending fossil fuel production, taking responsibility for U.S. emissions internationally, and humanely welcoming refugees impacted by climate change. ... See MoreSee Less
In a society like ours, run by and for the super-wealthy, it is the upper echelons of the business classes that are usually meant by “what is good for the country.” When Trump says he did not want to “panic” the “country,” what he really means is that he did not want to drive down the stock market. ... See MoreSee Less