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No candidate is addressing the global power imbalance issue.
In fascism the politically disempowered and disengaged, ignored and reviled by the establishment, discover a voice and a sense of empowerment.
“The former Republican Party has now become a “radical insurgency” that’s abandoned parliamentary politics.” By Democracy Now Mint Press News September 23, 2015 In a speech Saturday at The New School in New York, Noam Chomsky explained why he believes the U.S. poses the greatest threat to world peace. “[The United States] is a rogue state, […]
A bit of fun close to home from New Yorker columnist Andy Borowitz. Professor Davis Logsdon leads the University of Minnesota Team.
Every decade or so, the Pew Research Center sorts the American electorate into discrete groupings with interesting names. By E.J. Dionne, Jr. truthdig.com June 30, 2014 Dirk Loop (CC-BY) Here’s one political paradox: A substantial majority of Americans do not fit neatly into the conventional “liberal” and “conservative” boxes, yet there is no coherent political center. Those […]
It takes a lot of money to get elected to federal office in the United States. Barack Obama’s campaign spent $750 million in 2008 to win the Presidency. Tens of millions of dollars are spent on single Senate campaigns. Who should pay for that? More and more the answer has been large corporations who now […]
The de-politicisation of political media Ted Rall Last Modified: 28 Sep 2011 14:02 Al Jazeera English US political ideologies are converging on the right, but the power of ideas doesn’t matter in this popularity contest. The political pendulum of the US has swung so far to the right that ‘centre-left’ politicians such as Al Gore only […]