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Majorities of U.S. veterans, public say the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were not worth fighting, Pew Research
Among veterans, 64% say the war in Iraq was not worth fighting considering the costs versus the benefits to the United States, while 33% say it was.
There’s a lot of support for a pro-democracy agenda. And that gets missed, a lot of times, in all the coverage of the suppression that Republicans are doing
“The fact that voter suppression is treated like a partisan controversy the media mostly shrugs about instead of an act considered on par with treason and something we as a country should actively putting people in jail for doing is pretty insane.”
Suspiciously, Kemp sent no notice to these citizens after he took away their voting rights. If they show up to vote on November 6, they’re out of luck — and so is Georgia’s democracy. They need to re-register today or tomorrow 10/9 in order to vote.
The persecution of Assange is part of a broad assault against anti-capitalist and anti-imperialist news organizations.
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.
To those who have been used to privilege all their lives, equality may feel like oppression.
The sooner Donald Trump is removed from the White House, the better. But we need a radical reorganizing of our national institutions.
Trump is embarking on an orgy of cruelty for absolutely no reason. This is morally repugnant.
Trump’s failure to grasp the necessity of the New Cold War with Russia “threat[ens] … Washington’s broader imperial strategy. … The economic integration of Asia and Europe must be blocked to preserve Washington’s hegemonic grip on world power.”
There are now eight people (six are Americans) with more wealth than half the world’s population.
Political Insanity prevails. And insanity could potentially unleash World War III.
Moral outrage can be averted by a general pardon for immigration infractions…
Martin Luther King Jr. understood the downward spiral of hating those who hate you.
“D.C. foreign policy elite are giddy that hawkish Barack Obama will be replaced by much more hawkish Hillary Clinton.”
Democrats and Republicans are choosing to only debate Democrats and Republicans, and preventing any competition.
“Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class”: The interview is an insighful analysis of race in politics, including but not limited to the current race between Hillary and Trump.