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Trumpism 101: The Outsider, Ignored For Years. No Longer.

Hundreds, if not thousands, of pundits the world over have written about the various themes that have come to life in this wild election year. But I daresay only a handful of thinkers can rightfully claim they examined these themes and warned about a coming revolt years ago. Show More Summary

Tom Hayden, Courageous Warrior For Peace

When Tom Hayden died on Oct. 23, we lost a courageous warrior for peace and equality. Hayden was on the front lines of nearly every major progressive struggle for more than 50 years. Vilified by the Right and at times criticized from...Show More Summary

Marco Rubio on the Democrats, Cuba and Myanmar

In last night's debate between challenger Patrick Murphy and incumbent US Senator Marco Rubio, the two engaged in spirited exchange on Cuba and Democratic policies loosening the embargo that Florida's junior senator strongly opposes....Show More Summary

If GOP Holds House, Clinton Investigations To Begin On Day One

While it isn't exactly certain yet that Hillary Clinton will be our next president, at this point it is worth contemplating what will happen after the election if she does win. I did so yesterday on the subject of Merrick Garland's Supreme Court nomination, but today the news centers on how a Republican House would react to a Clinton presidency. Show More Summary

Just Locker Room Talk???

Ruth Nemzoff wrote this article with Helen Berger, both are Resident Scholars at Brandeis Women's Studies Research Center "It's only locker talk," said Trump in his (non) apology for the Hollywood Access audio, in which he bragged that he had committed sexual assaults on women. Show More Summary

Hillary and Donald Are Ignoring America's Number One Public Enemy

After watching the most viewed United States presidential election debates of all time, it struck me that after the third and final debate between candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton last week, neither of them have yet to address...Show More Summary

Man Smart (Woman Smarter)

Something huge and historic has been lost amidst all of the mudslinging and negativity of this unprecedented election cycle: we're on the verge of electing the first woman president of the United States! As the father of two millennial...Show More Summary

Donald Trump's Empty Blustering Reveals a Narcissist Who Can't Fathom Defeat

[This column was originally published by] The highlight of the third and, thankfully, final presidential debate last Wednesday came roughly at the midway point, when Donald Trump refused to say that he would accept the results...Show More Summary

Puppet Masters of Media Propaganda, Banking and War Profiteering, Tactical Diversions and False Flag Deceptions, Boogieman Terrorists, Police Brutality Against It's Citizens, The Big Picture of Global Politics and Change We Must To Live Again

Part I Puppet Masters of Media Propaganda In this day and age of vast amounts of news and media that bombard and compete for public attention fewer and fewer are able to discriminate fact from fiction. Shocking tabloid headlines, once...Show More Summary

Worldwide Solidarity with a Green Party POTUS

YES, "that Sea Shepard Captain, Paul Watson." YES, "that Woodstock." Sea Shepard Captain Paul Watson cast his vote the other day, and shared his experience about his experience as an early voter. My Vote I went down to the town clerk's office in Woodstock today to cast an early ballot. Show More Summary

The Baby Boomer Generation Is This Close To Achieving Its Potential (VIDEO)

I have long felt that the baby boomer generation, my generation, did not fulfill its potential after a promising start in the late 1960s.  Whichever side we were on, we learned who we were and what we wanted our country to be during the Vietnam War. The Beatles were our soundtrack. Apocalypse Now was our reality. Show More Summary

Celebrating Democracy And Civility In North Carolina

The day after Donald Trump promised to keep us in suspense about whether he would accept the election results, I spent several hours talking to people waiting in line for the first day of early voting in North Carolina. I passed outShow More Summary

We Have a Clear Choice

Co authored with Helen Berger, Resident Scholar Brandeis University Women's Studies Research Center Hillary has been accused of being too cautious, of not taking risks, of saying what everyone wants to hear and therefore saying nothing clearly. Show More Summary

Are Democrats Really More Racist Than Republicans?

Throughout this election, Republicans like Donald Trump and professor/filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza have attempted to link Hillary Clinton to the longtime past sins of the Democratic Party. Is it a valid criticism? And how do RepublicansShow More Summary

How Hillary Clinton won the debate without saying a word

Hillary won the last 3 debates in America the polls say. Of course the Donald will argue against that vehemently; but we all know by now that 'the Donald lives in his own reality' don't we? So lets not spend precious time splitting hairs on this. Show More Summary

Work To Beat The GOP On November 8 And To Save It Starting November 9

Barring an unprecedented collapse at the finish line, Hillary Clinton is about to make history as the next President of the United States. Democrats are a better-than-even bet to take the Senate and have a small outside shot at the heavily-gerrymandered House. Show More Summary

There's Got To Be a Morning After and Trump Thumpers Will NOT Burn Down America

"Are we going to be okay? Please say yes. Make a case for how we can overcome what he's doing to destroy decency, civilization and the fabric of our democracy." - posted on Facebook I get it. I get the question. Spoken from a place of...Show More Summary

Clinton, Trump, Aristotle & Other Fripperies

Q/ What do Donald Trump and the Galaxy Note 7 have in common? A/ Both are self-combustable. ___________________________________________________________________________________________ If you are of a certain age, one whose short-term...Show More Summary

Leaves, Kidneys, and Elections

I am attending a workshop in Norwich, Connecticut these last two weeks of October. Here at the Norwich Spa and Inn, walking past historic red brick buildings and a bee aviary along stone pathways, I have had the privilege of seeing the fall leaves at their true peak, literally exploding. Show More Summary

A Guide for Voting at (the Beginning of) the End of the World

("The Extinction Election" by Doug Minkler) This has been a rough campaign season for progressives. First Bernie Sanders lost the Democratic nomination, and then he turned around and endorsed Clinton and discouraged his supporters from casting a "protest vote". Show More Summary

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