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In an ever increasing onslaught of tragedy, climate disasters, killings, wars, and corruption, both inside and outside the Beltway, I ask myself if there is an end in sight or we will continue to ...
by herronsmith
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2015 at 11:33 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
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by TomDispatch
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 07:19 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
What hope does humanity have beyond our world? The space faring age, has been upon us for some time. We have been to the moon and beyond, but the causation of such endeavors where not based ...
by Evan Williams
Comment Count 59 comments on Wed Apr 15, 2015 at 11:53 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
Ugh. Here I go for surgery on April 15 and I have to leave everything up to my sister of all people. My sister who is the opposite of me in all regards. My sister who has the memory of a gnat. ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 20 comments on Sun Apr 05, 2015 at 10:27 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Having been born and raised in Indiana I am obviously embarrassed by the level of bigotry and stupidity displayed by the governor of that state and some percentage of the population responsible for ...
by clavierm
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Apr 02, 2015 at 07:28 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Everett G. Andersen When my parents were in their teens, the United States was in the throes of the Great Depression, and then World War II. The vision they had of their future was just to survive. ...
by Mark E Andersen
Comment Count 118 comments on Sun Mar 22, 2015 at 06:00 PM PDT with 100 Recommends
Future imaginings Welcome to the ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 29 comments on Tue Mar 03, 2015 at 11:48 AM PST with 15 Recommends
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 310 comments on Thu Feb 12, 2015 at 12:28 PM PST with 295 Recommends
(What will it be like to discuss this time period in the future? How will we view the moral landscape of this time period, historically? otto) "Essay" Language 201 Early Twenty first Century Prose ...
by otto
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Feb 03, 2015 at 09:04 AM PST with 3 Recommends
This is my second recent post about Bertrand Russell , the famous philosopher, mathematician, Nobel ...
by hungeski
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Dec 19, 2014 at 11:40 PM PST with 39 Recommends
Dear Mr. President: This is a historic moment. The future of the United States of America lies in your hands. If you sign the Republican budget bill, you will consign us to the status of a ...
by Martha Ture
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Dec 13, 2014 at 06:47 AM PST with 2 Recommends
After a big holiday meal, the last thing the family wants to hear is you battling with your Uncle Denier about the destructiveness of climate change—rising sea levels, tropical diseases ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 34 comments on Wed Dec 24, 2014 at 09:30 AM PST with 49 Recommends
America used to do great things. We built the Hoover Dam; provided electricity to rural and dirt poor parts of Tennessee and Kentucky; we put men on the moon; fought two World Wars; and built a ...
by Tzimisce
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Nov 24, 2014 at 12:50 PM PST with 3 Recommends
The American experience has changed, over the years. My father is a man who came into manhood during a prosperous time in the USA. Carl is a man of strong convictions, politically and religiously. ...
by tsteinbreck
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Nov 08, 2014 at 09:37 PM PST with 3 Recommends
This will get worse. I have spent decades around local political organizing and professional consulting. I have taken time to reflect and have some deeply thought out considerations about the ...
by Stuart Heady
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 11:47 AM PST with 7 Recommends
The poor has got the power of the vote. They may have beans and cornbread if lucky and a few clothes to throw on their backs. They may struggle with the light bill and water and Lord knows they ...
by Vetwife
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Oct 28, 2014 at 05:27 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
Democrats will win in the Senate (50+, this includes Orman, etc.). Koch/Rove money will not matter, just like it didn't in 2012. Hillary will announce on 11/05/14. Obama will go full speed ahead ...
by JPCinKC
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Oct 19, 2014 at 05:47 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
GDP or Gross Domestic Product is a figure that those of us who follow politics hear constantly. It is apparently the gold standard measure of health for our markets. Politicians tout it when it is ...
by Jacob Geers
Comment Count 55 comments on Mon Oct 06, 2014 at 11:56 AM PDT with 40 Recommends
As the middle class falls into the lower class because of bad politics, corporate corruption, and greedy rich people, those of us left in the wake are in BIG trouble. There isn't a plan for ...
by Ann the Pan
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Oct 02, 2014 at 11:33 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
"a lifetime thinking . . . ." is an ongoing graphic memoir, political and personal, created by Jeff Van Syckle.
by jvansyckle
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Sep 12, 2014 at 08:59 AM PDT with 3 Recommends