by Jeff Bryant Our Future Nov 28, 2018 While the serial outrages of the Trump administration continue to make headlines, the more mundane activities of his cabinet officials and their underlings often fly under the radar. Take U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, for instance, whose nomination drew ahistory-making opposition and set off an avalanche … Continue reading How Betsy DeVos Does the Koch Brothers’ Bidding
If “Did Not Vote” Had Been A Candidate In The 2016 US Presidential Election, It Would Have Won By a Landslide by O Society Nov 10, 2018 Today someone asked: "Now the 2018 Midterm Elections are over. What do the results tell us about who is going to win in the 2020 presidential race? Should … Continue reading 2020 Vision: If Nobody’d Run, They’d Have Won!
Make sure we don’t become frogs in a well. Welcome to Echochamber Friday. This next piece reflects the current state of American politics. The actual headline is: "Dead Republican pimp Dennis Hof WINS election to Nevada State Assembly - three weeks after porn star Ron Jeremy and a prostitute found his body at his Love … Continue reading Dead Republican Pimp Dennis Hof Wins Election to Nevada Assembly: Echochamber Friday
Nobel laureate James Buchanan is the intellectual linchpin of the Koch-funded attack on democratic institutions, argues Duke historian Nancy MacLean by Lynn Parramore Institute for New Economic Thinking Democracy In Chains Ask people to name the key minds that have shaped America’s burst of radical right-wing attacks on working conditions, consumer rights and public services, and they … Continue reading Meet the Economist Behind the One Percent’s Stealth Takeover of America
President Eisenhower, in 1954, said of the fascist right wing in America: “Should any political party attempt to abolish social security, unemployment insurance, and eliminate labor laws and farm programs, you would not hear of that party again in our political history. There is a tiny splinter group, of course, that believes you can do … Continue reading What Is the Far Right’s Endgame? A Society That Suppresses the Majority.
Libertarians are united by opposition to government, but when it comes to planning a new society they are deeply divided by Livia Gershon Aeon For a country where the national flag flies from front porches and convenience stores and where children recite the Pledge of Allegiance each morning at school, we’re remarkably resistant to the notion … Continue reading A Libertarian Utopia