The supposed dangers of truth-telling about history, even when we aren’t the good guys, is bedrock right-wing rubbish, because of course the truth can be a pain and then you have to learn, change, do better and ewww, who wants to do that?
Bernie Sanders may well be nominated to be the next President Of The United States. This has engendered a flurry of hair-on-fire commentaries and editorials. I would like to inject a small note of calm and caution.
Ralph Nader: It Should Be Easy to Defeat Trump, But Corporate Democrats Look Ready and Willing to Blow It
Trump should be the most defeatable president in history.
Most people — including most reporters and columnists—have no idea what socialism is and only a fuzzy notion of what capitalism is.
Various power brokers may laugh at Trump’s vanities and object to his vulgarity and his selfishness and greed, but they also abet him because he serves to divide people while protecting elite privileges against reformers.
There is a dizzying array of potential presidential nominees for Democratic primary voters to choose from—so many that they won’t even fit on one debate stage. But there is one … Continue reading →
The 2018 midterm elections are a battle for the souls of both parties. President Donald Trump keeps signaling his determination to remake the Republican Party in the image of Steve … Continue reading →
The root of the problem is the condemnation of anything ‘social’ as un-American, which has helped modern-day capitalists to justify their belief in individual gain by any means. The original Capitalist Manifesto was a … Continue reading →
The little-known history of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s victory in a New York primary hints at the coming transformation. Even at first sight it is exhilarating. The overthrow of one of the … Continue reading →
In a clear articulation of his political philosophy and vision for the United States, Bernie Sanders presents himself as heir to the populist legacy of Franklin Delano Roosevelt in a … Continue reading →
Yesterday, I heard a reporter say that she was surprised that Senator Bernie Sanders has garnered so much support. I’m not. Not long ago, Vox Populi published my argument in support of … Continue reading →