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James Zogby: Addressing Those Who Have Been Fooled All of the Time

What is needed is a message that speaks to voters across the spectrum, telling them that they are being heard and their needs will be addressed by proposals for economic and social progress that will include and benefit everyone.

September 4, 2019 · 2 Comments

Arnold R. Isaacs: Learning the Power of Lies

Facts vs. Falsehoods in the Age of Trump It’s easy — and not wrong — to think that truth is in dire danger in the era of Donald Trump. His … Continue reading

September 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Video: Comedians have figured out the trick to covering Trump

. While major news networks have struggled to figure out the right way to cover the Trump administration, political satirists like Samantha Bee, John Oliver, Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah, and … Continue reading

June 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Inimai M. Chettiar and Ames Grawert: Crime Isn’t Out of Control. But the White House Wants You to Think It Is.

The president once more painted a bleak picture of a country besieged by crime and terror. His unexpectedly cheery tone shouldn’t obscure the falsehoods at the heart of his rhetoric. … Continue reading

March 4, 2017 · 1 Comment

Daniel Burston: The Confabulator in Chief

I know it is the fashion to say that most of recorded history is lies anyway. I am willing to believe that history is for the most part inaccurate and … Continue reading

January 31, 2017 · 3 Comments

Chris Hedges: American Psychosis

Reality is under assault. Verbal confusion reigns. Truth and illusion have merged. Mental chaos makes it hard to fathom what is happening. We feel trapped in a hall of mirrors. … Continue reading

January 31, 2017 · 2 Comments

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