President Joe Biden did something that his three predecessors failed to do during their nearly twenty years of presiding over America’s longest war. Biden leveled with the American people and told them that the war that they were fighting in Afghanistan was one which they were not going to win. That was Truth to Power, something that rarely comes from the mouth of someone in Power.
In the early 2000s, conservatism–excuse me, neoconservatism–was mainly focused on implementing austerity and fostering the War on Terror abroad. After the election of Barack Obama, we saw right-wing discourse shift in a libertarian direction.
Something I’m calling “identity journalism” has taken over the Democratic primary debates in 2019. Watching the third in a series of who-knows-how-many “debates” among
I have to share some thoughts about how we are being manipulated into repeating the falsehood that our military men and women are “fighting
Consider two anecdotes: The First: Recently I tried to get into the mind of a Trump supporter that had posted a status about the
I have a very vivid memory of being in a meeting hall in St. Louis in late 2007 as Obama organizers were recruiting supporters
There’s a lot more to Ferguson, Missouri than what we’ve seen in the media. After Michael Brown was killed by a Ferguson cop, and
The ACA [Obamacare] is alive and growing—and Year 2 of enrollment is going quite well, but you’d never know that if you get your
Make no mistake about it. We’re now approaching thirty years of serious scientific data gathering on climate change. And the consensus among scientists in
Don Corrigan, newspaper editor, author and college professor, taught us something new at the Missouri Progressive Action Group meeting on Saturday. In addition to