Nov 062017
 

Bernie Sanders has warned that the world is rapidly becoming an “international oligarchy” controlled by a tiny number of billionaires, highlighted by the revelations in the Paradise Papers.

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Nov 052017
 

Two Russian state institutions with close ties to Vladimir Putin funded substantial investments in Twitter and Facebook through a business associate of Jared Kushner, leaked documents reveal.

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Lawmakers across the US are finding ways to turn protesting into a crime

 Posted by on 2017-06-12 at 15:49  donald trump, first amendment, government, protest, Reblog, repression, trump, tyranny  Comments Off on Lawmakers across the US are finding ways to turn protesting into a crime
Jun 122017
 

Outside contributors’ opinions and analysis of the most important issues in politics, science, and culture.

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Time is running out on American democracy, historian says

 Posted by on 2017-02-14 at 18:32  donald trump, News, Politics, Reblog, trump, tyranny  Comments Off on Time is running out on American democracy, historian says
Feb 142017
 

Timothy Snyder, a Yale scholar and an authority on European political history, has spent decades studying the rise of fascist movements. With the ascension of Donald Trump to the U.S.

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West Coast states form a wall against Trump’s reactionary agenda

 Posted by on 2017-02-09 at 15:39  california, climate change, donald trump, human rights, News, oregon, Politics, Reblog, trump, tyranny, washington  Comments Off on West Coast states form a wall against Trump’s reactionary agenda
Feb 092017
 

Jay Inslee celebrated the advent of his second term as governor of the Evergreen State on the evening of Jan. 11, and I was there for personal reasons. Inslee and I were in the same high school graduating class in Seattle, as were both our wives.

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In Case It Wasn’t Clear Yet, Steve Bannon Is Our President

 Posted by on 2017-01-31 at 23:44  donald trump, facism, Politics, Reblog, trump, tyranny  Comments Off on In Case It Wasn’t Clear Yet, Steve Bannon Is Our President
Jan 312017
 

Donald Trump is just a puppet who doesn’t care about anything. If Donald Trump has shown anything during his first eleven days in office, it’s that he’s a coward with no ideas of his own, who is more than happy to be a puppet for the true president of the United States: Steve Bannon.

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What truth? George Orwell, Aldous Huxley and the Trumpified political reality of 2016

 Posted by on 2016-12-24 at 10:29  1984, aldous huxley, donald trump, george orwell, Reblog, trump, tyranny  Comments Off on What truth? George Orwell, Aldous Huxley and the Trumpified political reality of 2016
Dec 242016
 

We are all drowning in filth. When I talk to anyone or read the writings of anyone who has any axe to grind, I feel that intellectual honesty and balanced judgement have simply disappeared from the face of the earth.

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