Ronald Reagan Launched an Attack on the Middle Class. We Must Reverse It to Save Our Democracy

The destruction of the middle class also destroys democracies and paves the way for authoritarian rule. by Thom Hartmann edited by O Society October 6, 2019 In 2016, Roberto Foa and Yascha Mounk published a paper in the Journal of Democracy  called Democratic Disconnect, which shows how in the era since Reagan led America out … Continue reading Ronald Reagan Launched an Attack on the Middle Class. We Must Reverse It to Save Our Democracy

Ronald Reagan Wanted to Make America Great Again – Did He have Alzheimer?

Ronald Reagan in 1984. Ronald Reagan had Alzheimer's while president, says his son Ron Jr. His son recalls how his father was 'uncharacteristically lost for words' during a presidential debate that year. Photograph: Wally McNamee/Corbis by Ed Pilkington edited by O Society October 6, 2019 Ronald Reagan's sons locked horns over the former president's political legacy … Continue reading Ronald Reagan Wanted to Make America Great Again – Did He have Alzheimer?

Too Big To Fail (2): Government by Blackmail

Appalling for both the villainous abuse of children itself and the chilling implications of government by blackmail, this tangled web of unsavory alliances casts a lurid light on the political history of the U.S. from the Prohibition Era right up through the Age of Trump. by Whitney Webb edited by O Society August 25, 2019 … Continue reading Too Big To Fail (2): Government by Blackmail

Cui Bono? and Follow the Money

One of our O Society people asks: "Donald Trump seems to want to keep us out of more wars. Yet he now has some of the most despicable neocons running things in his administration. And he is dominated by Israeli interests. Why, I wonder?" edited by O Society August 6, 2019 Often simple phrases such … Continue reading Cui Bono? and Follow the Money

Can Donald Trump delay an economic crash until 2020?

Fire and Ice Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice. From what I’ve tasted of desire I hold with those who favor fire. But if it had to perish twice, I think I know enough of hate To say that for destruction ice Is also great And would suffice. ~ … Continue reading Can Donald Trump delay an economic crash until 2020?

Noam Chomsky: Trump Is Consolidating Far-Right Power Globally

Trump's foreign policy is a deadly farce consolidating the global alliance of right-wing leaders CJ Polychroniou interviews Noam Chomsky edited by O Society July 5, 2019 It is no easy task to make sense of U.S. foreign policy in the current era. Trump is wildly unpredictable and lacks any semblance of a coherent view of world … Continue reading Noam Chomsky: Trump Is Consolidating Far-Right Power Globally