A batch of quietly released documents confirms what many long suspected: Ronald Reagan’s 1980 presidential campaign worked behind the scenes to delay the release of US hostages in Iran, for the benefit of Reagan’s election campaign. It raises the question: When was the last time a Republican won a presidential election without the help of … Continue reading Ronald Reagan’s “October Surprise” Plot Is Real
PLAYBOY: We began this discussion of your movie by comparing film makers to painters. Were you as interested in painting : as in, say, rock music when you were growing up? DYLAN: Yeah, I've always painted. I've always held on to that one way or another. PLAYBOY: Do you feel you use colors in … Continue reading When Bob Dylan Hung Out with Jimmy Carter
Former president says peaceful China 'ahead of us in almost every way.' by Brett Wilkins Common Dreams edited by O Society April 20, 2019 The only US president to complete his term without war, military attack or occupation calls the United States “the most warlike nation in the history of the world.” During his regular Sunday school … Continue reading Jimmy Carter: US ‘Most Warlike Nation in History of the World’
Bernie Sanders announces he is running for president of the United States and calls on Americans from all over the nation to join him in building a massive grassroots movement. But is he electable? Here is the announcement: https://youtu.be/s7DRwz0cAt0 by O Society Feb 19, 2019 Sanders' announcement today - he is indeed running for president … Continue reading Can Bernie Sanders Win? Can We?
by Caitlin Johnstone Jan 21, 2019 On the 18th of November, 1964, the FBI’s appallingly corrupt boss J. Edgar Hoover denounced Martin Luther King Jr. as “the most notorious liar in the country.” A few days later, a Hoover deputy named William Sullivan wrote King a letter posing as a disillusioned follower and using powerful, manipulative … Continue reading Far from being Non-Partisan: Admission by FBI Veteran Shows Why The FBI Probably Should Not Exist
by Naomi LaChance Truthdig Jan 5, 2018 In an effort to fund policies that would reduce fossil fuel and carbon emissions within the next 12 years, Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York has proposed a tax rate on the super-rich that is more moderate than U.S. tax policy during parts of the 20th century. In … Continue reading Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Proposes Perfectly American Tax on Ultra-Rich
by Jimmy Carter Washington Post January 2, 2019 Forty years ago, Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping and I normalized diplomatic relations between the People’s Republic of China and the United States, putting an end to three decades of hostility. This led to an era distinguished by peace in East Asia and the Pacific region. China’s spectacular economic growth, … Continue reading How to Repair the US-China Relationship – and Prevent a Modern Cold War