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Daniel Burston: ‘In Your Guts You Know He’s Nuts’

If Americans re-elect Trump, he will shatter what little is left of American democracy, rendering the whole system of governance completely dysfunctional or irrelevant, and all American citizens ever more vulnerable to corruption and manipulation by anti-democratic powers abroad, imperiling the lives of virtually everyone on this planet in the not too distant future.

January 27, 2020 · 1 Comment

Tom Engelhardt: Turning 74 in a Failing World

Three Failing Experiments? Mine, America’s, and Humanity’s.  There was a period in my later life when I used to say that, from the age of 20 to my late sixties, I … Continue reading

July 30, 2018 · 1 Comment

Bill Moyers, Michael Winship: Don’t Let Them Silence You — Vote, Dammit.

A new nationwide effort to suppress the vote, nurtured by fear and fierce resistance to inevitable demographic change, has hammered the ideals of democracy in the United States. (Photo: Erik … Continue reading

November 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

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