Walter Brasch: Most of us within the year will probably declare that we miss Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and Lady Liberty “more and more every day.”
William J. Astore: Despite Trump’s thin-skinned nature and relative ignorance of foreign affairs, I don’t see nuclear war in the immediate future. But I do see creeping militarism and growing authoritarianism
Ted Vaill: It is now clear that Putin and Russian intelligence agents provided the leaked emails to Wikileaks. Did the Russians also entirely manipulate our Presidential election procedures?
Walter Moss: What is especially appealing about Sanders’ phrasing is his clear recognition that on some issues there can be no compromise, and global warming is one of them.
Jaime O’Neill: Even before the election, Trump supporters who claimed to be free of racism were lending enthusiastic support to a man who not only said so many racist things, but had so many openly racist supporters.
Peter Laarman: Thomas Jefferson, who owned over 600 enslaved persons during the course of his long life, was highly conscious of the ways in which his wealth increased as long as enslaved women could be made to produce a new baby at least every two years.
elcome to Connect the Dots. Today, we want to review two ways to stop Donald Trump and his team of racist thugs from taking over the country if not the world. Just to mention a few of them: Tom Price: Head of Health and Human Services opposes anything that relates to either Health or Human […]
Charles Hayes: For fifty years after its debut, the Pledge of Allegiance was accompanied by the “Bellamy Salute” – right hand extended with palm upward. This was later changed to disassociate it with the symbolism of the Third Reich.
Walter Moss: Much of Trump’s appeal, just as with Hitler’s, was that he was perceived as someone different than the traditional politicians, as someone who would take bold actions and speak up for ordinary people.
Steve Singer: The people were crying out for a populist champion. We had one in Bernie Sanders. He would have destroyed Trump, but we blew it.
William Blum: Since the 1959 revolution, the American mainstream media has routinely referred to Cuba as a dictatorship. But just what does Cuba do or lack that makes it a dictatorship?
Berry Craig: More than a few Confederate battle flags fluttered above Trump yard signs and flapped at Trump rallies in Dixie and in border states like Kentucky, where I was born, reared and still live.
Tom Hastings: Our Ship of State is about to be handed to a man who will give an entirely different, darker, more deadly meaning to dead reckoning—a reckoning from Mother Earth, a reckoning from Cosmic Justice…