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Clarence Lusane: The Decline of Democracy

White Christian Nationalism now forms the basis of the Republican Party and is now targeting every facet of public life.

December 2, 2022 · 3 Comments

Tom Engelhardt: When Will Climate Change Become the Crucial Issue in American Elections?

We’re now on a tipping-point planet.

November 28, 2022 · Leave a comment

Jake Johnson: Citing Orwell, Judge Blocks ‘Positively Dystopian’ Censorship Law Backed by DeSantis

The federal judge lambasted Florida officials’ argument that “professors enjoy ‘academic freedom’ so long as they express only those viewpoints of which the state approves.”

November 21, 2022 · 2 Comments

Brett Wilkins: Cortez Masto Victory Means Democrats Keep Control of Senate

Voters sided with democracy and delivered a resounding defeat to Republican extremism.

November 14, 2022 · 2 Comments

Brett Wilkins: AOC Says ‘Don’t Fall For It’ as GOP Revives ‘Red Mirage’ Conspiracy

“There is nothing to suggest that delay indicates fraud. Counting every vote takes time,” one expert asserted. “Don’t fall for this scam!”

November 9, 2022 · Leave a comment

Robert Reich: This Election Is About Whether US Democracy Can Endure

My friends, we owe it to generations before us who fought and died for democracy and the rule of law, and to generations after us who will live with the legacy we leave them.

November 7, 2022 · Leave a comment

Rev. William J. Barber II, Karen Dolan: This is an Election Americans Cannot Afford to Lose

The stakes for America’s poor and low-income families are huge this election.

November 6, 2022 · Leave a comment

Rachel Hadas: Hypocrisy is beneath them – political figures in the Trump era don’t bother concealing their misdeeds

There seems to be no sense of shame or its cousin, guilt, in our time.

November 1, 2022 · 3 Comments

Abby Zimet: ReAwakening To Insect Burgers, Deep-State Trash, Globalist Predators and Demonic Satellites, Praise God

We regret to inform you that a bewilderingly sizeable segment of our country has mutated into a horde of racist, crackpot, paranoid, Covid-denying, demon-obsessed, anti-trans-and-illuminati-and-quantum-physics “Army of God” warriors…

October 27, 2022 · 6 Comments

Jake Johnson: Demands for Clarence Thomas to Resign Follow New Details of Wife’s Election Scheming

Clarence Thomas heard election cases while his wife conspired to overthrow democracy.

September 5, 2022 · 2 Comments

Abby Zimet: America’s Right Wing Is Some Stoked To Erase Our Historical Sins

Biden: “Great nations don’t hide from their history. They acknowledge their past, both the triumphs and the tragedies.”

August 30, 2022 · 6 Comments

Bill Blum: Welcome to the New Era of Rightwing Judicial Supremacy

The U.S. Supreme Court has entered a legal fantasy world: advancing a regressive political agenda free from democratic accountability.

August 3, 2022 · 2 Comments

Robert Reich: The Most Dangerous Looming Supreme Court Decision You Never Heard Of

As this Supreme Court shows, the future of our democracy is not guaranteed.

August 1, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thom Hartmann: A Personal Apology to Young Americans for Failing to Stop Ronald Reagan

I’m so embarrassed to have to say this, but my generation let this happen. And now our chance is here to stop the Republican onslaught once and for all.

July 18, 2022 · 2 Comments

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