Yes, It’s Time to Come Home—Now

15 January 2021

Follow Actually ending the war in Afghanistan. by: Andrew Bacevich As Americans learned in Vietnam, the only way to end a war gone wrong is to leave the field of battle. (Photo: Sergeant Joseph R. Chenelly / United States Marine Corps) Let’s open up and sing, and ring the bells outDing-dong! the merry-oh sing it […]

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“I Am Greta” isn’t About Climate Change. It’s About the Elusiveness of Sanity in an Insane World

15 January 2021

Follow BY JONATHAN COOK Photograph Source: Nick from Bristol – CC BY 2.0 Erich Fromm, the renowned German-Jewish social psychologist who was forced to flee his homeland in the early 1930s as the Nazis came to power, offered a disturbing insight later in life on the relationship between society and the individual. In the mid-1950s, his book The […]

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The Nation’s New Crime Boss

15 January 2021

Follow BY JOHN DAVIS Photograph Source: Dale Cruse – CC BY 2.0 A great deal of energy was expended recently to influence who would be the next president of the criminal enterprise that is the United States of America. The nation’s criminality was established historically by its extermination of indigenous populations inconvenient to its imperial goals and […]

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Roaming Charges: The Gang That Couldn’t Sue Straight

15 January 2021

Follow BY JEFFREY ST. CLAIR + There’s a certain poetic justice in Trump’s bizarre spasm of losing lawsuits (W 2 – L 32) that merely prolong his agony and force him to relive his defeat over and over again through the gray days of November. But kick me if I don’t see his refusal to concede […]

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The Real v. the Liberal Fantasy Obama Presidency

15 January 2021

Follow Two Excerpts from Hollow Resistance: Obama, Trump, and the Politics of Appeasement BY PAUL STREET Photograph Source: J E Theriot – CC BY 2.0 What matters is not so much the color of your skin as the power you serve and the millions you betray. – Franz Fanon Introduction: A Dark Irony Amidst Pandemo-Fascist Horror “The horror,” reads the flattering and […]

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The Lost Art of the Steal

15 January 2021

Follow BY MATTHEW STEVENSON Photograph Source: Paul Sableman – CC BY 2.0 What’s the matter with Donald Trump and the Republican Party that they are making such a hash of stealing an election? Why are they making such a mockery of our finest political tradition? Have they no sense of history? In 2000, even the hopelessly inept […]

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Trump and Giuliani Go Full IS in Attack on Biden and Democrats

15 January 2021

Follow BY DAVE LINDORFF It’s often been noted that countries that go to war tend to adopt the behaviors of their enemies in fighting them, and then bring that war and the techniques they have appropriated home where they begin to apply them domestically. For at least two decades, since the US in 2001 launched its […]

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Pandemic and Presidential Recriminations

15 January 2021

Follow BY EVE OTTENBERG Photograph Source: Christine Warner – CC BY 2.0 The election is over, and we’re back to reality. Namely a lame-duck president until January20, who also happens to be a dangerous reactionary with a short fuse and a long list of fictitious grievances about how his throne was stolen. In the days immediately following […]

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Trump’s election defeat: A near miss with despotic selfishness

15 January 2021

Follow By Lawrence Davidson Trump vs Biden Donald Trump’s presidential days are numbered and the latest campaign in the culture war for control of the American lifestyle is drawing down to a shaky truce. The campaign waged by the Trump forces was particularly ugly. For the sake of ideologically shaped prejudices, which cut the believer loose […]

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UK: Covid -19 Update

15 January 2021

Follow We’ve set up our weekly Coronavirus updates again packed full with all the latest information from your local police. Please feel free to help us spread the word by sharing these messages, our video and the information we issue through our social media channels.   Watch our latest video which shows how our officers are policing […]

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