Category Election

Chris Hedges | RT America Torched in Witch Hunt ’17

The ruling elites are desperately trying to shift the focus away from the cause of the political insurgencies on the left and the right: extreme social inequality.

Trump and Democrats Misread Mandates — Robert Parry

Whatever one thinks about white working-class voters who favored Trump, calling people gullible is not an effective way to woo back a voting bloc that already feels insulted and alienated.

After Russian-linked ads, put social media under the microscope

Our response to this new problem, partly made easier by the growth of social media, must be multi-faceted.

Trump’s Voter Fraud Endgame by Richard L. Hasen

BCJ report found total of 30 cases of possible noncitizen voting—that’s 30, not 300, 3,000, 30,000, 300,000, or 3M

When You Reject Class-Based Politics, ‘Thoughtful’ Appeals to Racism Are All You’ve Got Left

“Put away those rainbow flags, guys—you’re just riling up the neo-Nazis.”

DN! Noam Chomsky on the first 75 days of the Trump Presidency (Videos and Transcript)

Three video segments cover  peace and Iran, health care, and the rights of working people. A link to the full 70-minute interview and transcript is included. Over the first 75 days of the Trump administration, the White House has taken multiple steps to escalate the possibility of a U.S. war with Iran. Trump included Iran on both […]

The Revolution Televised: Episode 1 – Awakening of a Generation (Video)

Capturing the birth of the political revolution that arose from the ashes of democracy, in the wake of the controversy surrounding the 2016 Democratic Primary. Featuring Bernie Sanders, Jill Stein, Tim Black, Dr. Cornell West, and many more in episodes to follow. Write Brain Studio’s The Revolution Televised; Narrated by Viggo Mortensen Episode 1: Awakening […]

Glenn Greenwald | The New Yorker’s Big Cover Story Reveals Five Uncomfortable Truths About U.S. and Russia

Democratic media outlets have … predictably cheered this opus for exposing “Russian President Vladimir Putin’s influence on the presidential election.”

Mazin Qumsiyeh | Meddling in Elections

A Palestinian perspective

Julian Assange full interview with Hannity on Fox News (Video)

The one-on-one interview between Fox’s Hannity and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Greg Palast | The Republican Sabotage of the Vote Recounts in Michigan and Wisconsin

How did Detroit end up with the crap machines?

HERE’S THE PUBLIC EVIDENCE RUSSIA HACKED THE DNC – IT’S NOT ENOUGH

The refrain of Russian attribution has been repeated so regularly and so emphatically that it’s become easy to forget that no one has ever truly proven the claim.

Mary Turck | Dialogue, not demonization – for “rural, white Christians” and others

Many people I knew while growing up and many people I still know in rural, white, Christian America hold diverse viewpoints.

Chris Hedges | We Are All Deplorables

Martin Luther King Jr. understood the downward spiral of hating those who hate you.

David Swanson | How I Produce Fake News for Russia

Somehow I’ve produced a veritable flood of Russian propaganda, most of it not even mentioning Russia at all. 

Greg Palast | Here’s what we do now – a personal note

No way around it, this is one frightening moment. Decades of progress created with sweat and determination face destruction.

Glen Ford | None of Them Have Ever Been My President

The Black movement against police terror didn’t need a Donald Trump waiting in the vestibule of the White House to get “mad.”

Michelle Alexander | Learning to Walk

The truth is we are stumbling badly in large part because we are just beginning to learn to walk.

Henry A. Giroux | The Authoritarian Politics of Resentment in Trump’s America

The incivility machine Trump resurrected as tool of resistance against establishment politicians played a major role in gaining him the presidency.

Reckoning with a Trump Presidency and the Elite Democrats Who Helped Deliver It

The popular vote showed there’s large support in this country for a politics of tolerance, of progressivism, around culture issues, around gender and race.