Charles Friedricks: Trump’s power comes from leveraging the system through falsehood upon falsehood as a tool for personal aggrandizement, an approach better suited to capitalize on both the system’s strengths and weaknesses.
Berry Craig: My wife and I spent most of July and part of August in Great Britain, France, Iceland and the Flanders region of Belgium. Based on conversations we had with locals—and a trio of Australians—Trump is a pariah plus.
Paul K. Haeder: Many know that poverty, family dysfunction and, worse, a home with addicts and violence all beget young people starting out life with an abhorrent lack of soft-social-people skills.
Ernest Canning: California’s death penalty system has operated at a cost of $5 billion or $384 million per execution. At present 748 men and women remain on death row, waiting to die.
Standing Rock Protest n January this year I moved to Standing Rock Sioux Reservation to take a position at Sitting Bull College teaching Native American Studies, including the Očhéthi Šakówiŋ language. Standing Rock is where I wanted to be because of its incredible work with indigenous language revitalization, particularly its growing PK-2nd grade immersion school. […]
Hannah Petrie: They say the pendulum swings in politics between right and left and David and I are suggesting that perhaps the pendulum could swing also between divisiveness and unity, between moderate and extremist.
John Peeler: Everything about this life works to keep people down and encourages them to blame the government or big corporations for their plight. Most people succumb.
Lawrence Wittner: Although the Sanders forces didn’t obtain all they wanted in their negotiations with the Clinton campaign, they did secure an avant garde platform.
Berry Craig: I suspect what Trump really regrets—and is personally pained by—are his sagging poll numbers.
Ted Vaill: Trump claims that he is a great lover, and that his wives and girlfriends have raved about his sexual prowess. I am waiting for one of them to come forward with information directly contradicting this claim.
Daisy Vierya: SB 443 establishes stricter standards to protect innocent, vulnerable Californians from having police take and keep their property.
Rosemary Jenkins: As is frequently the case, the market chains were not eager to settle because by stretching out negotiations, they could put off having to increase pay and other coverage to their employees.
Maria Armoudian: The Turkish president has brutally suppressed protesters and purged every branch of government of any opposition. We must stand up against him.