Deja vu. “Here we go again. For the second time in 12 years a newly elected Democratic president is inheriting an economy in deep distress. And while… Read more “Deja vu for Democrats”
Please let’s get clear on this. Social programs, government programs that benefit all of us are “socialist” by definition. It is not Communism. It is not collective… Read more “Democratic socialism is not Communist”
Voting is not nearly enough. We need to become organizers. — Read on http://www.thenation.com/article/im-dying-here-is-what-i-refuse-to-accept-with-serenity/
As the saying goes,”In a democracy people get the leaders they deserve.” This is the price of apathy. We deserve better.
The American people deserve to understand why Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell, and Congressional Republicans are hell-bent on pursuing an irrational and reprehensible public policy agenda. McConnell’s current,… Read more “Republican Supremacists?”
What will the victims of Hurricane Harvey have to look forward to after the storm? Will they have health care? Will they have rental assistance? Will they… Read more “After the Storm in Trump’s America”
Remember when President Clinton’s campaign discovered that “It’s the Economy, Stupid!,” and then build a successful presidential campaign around that core understanding? Well, as far as I… Read more “Domestic Social Policy Part I: What About Us? (Re-post from 2008)”
When we allow nameless, faceless corporations and individuals to influence our election and define the issues for us, we will continue to get a government that does not meet our needs. All of those negative ads are disturbingly alike. They are not civic discourse illuminating the issues. The are in fact pure unmitigated marketing designed to lead us as if we are sheep to embrace their slogans. Their purpose is to inbed them in our psyches until we think that what they are telling is us true. That it is real. Those messages become that commercial jingle we just can’t get out of our heads even though it is irritating as hell!