link.medium.com/JF6x5UFxB5 “From one citizen to another, I beg of you: take a deep breath, ignore the deafening noise, and think deeply about what you want to put… Read more “The saving trace of this COVID moment”
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/
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?”
As I have watched and listened to politicians and pundits during this post-Charlottesville week I am baffled by the rhetoric. Why would the conversation be about what… Read more “Trump’s Past is Prologue”
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!