Democrats, How Do I Hate Thee?

by Andrew Levine edited by O Society August 6, 2019 How do I hate thee? Counting the ways would be a fool’s errand; there are too many ways. They have to do with your hypocrisy, cowardice, and servility. Circumstances change, but these traits have been constant themes in Democratic Party politics seemingly from time immemorial. … Continue reading Democrats, How Do I Hate Thee?

A Guide To Bad Faith Arguments Against Bernie Sanders

One of our readers asked about the recent Democratic primary debates. These debates are terrible because the people who set them up at CNN, FoxNews, MSNBC, etc make them terrible on purpose. These mainstream media outlets benefit from keeping the status quo simply because they are corporations. Someone like Bernie Sanders scares corporations because he … Continue reading A Guide To Bad Faith Arguments Against Bernie Sanders

Does the Democratic Party Prefer Trump in the White House?

by Paul Street Truthdig edited by O Society April 26, 2019 No matter what Donald Trump tweets, no matter how his hand-picked attorney general, William Barr, spins its findings, Robert Mueller’s report is a referral for impeachment. Mueller felt constrained by Justice Department guidelines holding that a sitting president cannot be criminally indicted. To make … Continue reading Does the Democratic Party Prefer Trump in the White House?

Dear America: You Played Yourself

by O Society Mar 24, 2019 Someone recently expressed their ignorance about the role of American "mainstream media" in distributing the lies about the Weapons of Mass Destruction for the Dubya regime. This person simply didn't know such longtime "newspapers of record" sprayed propaganda down on the heads of unwitting Americans the way a below-ground … Continue reading Dear America: You Played Yourself

Why the Dust Won’t Settle After Mueller’s Report

The report won’t be “full and thorough” so Democrats will continue to look for political payoff from Russia-gate written by Patrick Lawrence  Consortium News edited by O Society Mar 19, 2019 Last week gave us mounting indications Robert Mueller finished his two-year probe into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 elections and is about to issue … Continue reading Why the Dust Won’t Settle After Mueller’s Report

What the Republican Party knows about climate change the Democratic Party does not

What I mean there is the reason there is such widespread denial of the reality of climate change with power brokers in the Republican Party, and certainly within very right-wing, free-market think tanks, is they understand this:If the science is true, then the political or economic projects they hope to advance, which is a radically … Continue reading What the Republican Party knows about climate change the Democratic Party does not