Richard Greeman: Today’s intractable nationwide confrontation over retirement – a sacred cow, like Social Security in the U.S. – is best understood as a deliberate provocation on the part of Macron, both in its form and its substance.
Archives for January 13, 2020
Sara Roos: Campaign donations can be useful indicators of “who” a candidate is, where and among whom their support lies; who considers them a worthy early investment, who chips in downstream.
Norman Solomon: It would be a serious error for progressives to buy into corporate media portrayals of the Sanders and Warren campaigns as destined to play a traditional zero-sum political game.
CK Sanders: The take down strategy? “Operation: Mock, Reject & Omit.” This was a master hit job — cruel, relentless and paid for until victorious.
Sharon Kyle: The Office of Diversion and Reentry found that providing housing through programs like the Housing Court is about seven times less expensive than incarcerating the mentally ill and provide for a more permanent solution.
Sean Reynolds: What I learned visiting perhaps the most patriotic country on the planet is that Iranians are determined not to be pushed around by the United States.
Reynard Loki: In his new solo performance piece “The Truth Has Changed,” the “Gasland” director Josh Fox raises an alarm: The Democrats are ill-prepared for Trump’s oncoming misinformation campaign.
t’s textbook Institutional Racism. Did Trump say out loud, “I’m going to gut the original environmental law of the US and it will affect everyone’s health negatively but the health of black and brown people the most?” Of course not. But that is exactly what is afoot with his intention to roll back major portions […]
Allegra Harpootlian: Everything we thought we knew about drone warfare — and America’s wars more broadly — is about to be thrown out the window.
Jara Jones: While it is still early to predict and identify the rightful winner for this year’s NFL finals, the futures odds for NFL are now slowly filling-up the news, highlighting the teams that are highly favoured to end up victorious.
Emily Roberts: Don’t act as if your assumptions or opinions are facts; instead, recognize that others may think differently.