Monthly Archives: November 2016

indivisible, with liberty and justice for all

Just the thought, even more so the act, of burning the flag of the United States of America sickens me. It is not something I could ever do, and it angers me when I witness other people participate in this … Continue reading

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The Fog Has Lifted

Averting climate chaos would have been difficult no matter who was elected President of the United States on November 8, 2016. The Paris Climate Agreement was a hopeful sign that global awareness and commitment are growing to do something to … Continue reading

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Worker Politics and Identity Politics: A Joint Winning Strategy

Guest Blog by Andrew Irvine – I’m bothered by the “we need to get over identity politics and focus on economics” arguments I’m seeing. Partly because I am just a bit of a sucker for both-and, but also because I … Continue reading

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Focus

We progressives need a dose of political realism in a bad way. We are not going to get the electoral college to vote for Hillary Clinton. It won’t happen. Give it up. Focusing on that means not focusing on what … Continue reading

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Benefit of the Doubt?

I have heard people who voted for Trump and some people who did not vote for Trump say that we should give him the benefit of the doubt and take a wait and see approach to how he handles the … Continue reading

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For Such a Time as This

A horrible human being who promised to do horrible things has been elected president. He is now surrounding himself with horrible human beings in his administration who are talking about how it is that they will do the horrible things … Continue reading

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Calling Out a Warning: #CantSayWeDidNotKnow

Beginning on May 24, 2016 to the present, I began calling out a warning about the danger of a Donald Trump Presidency using the hashtag  #CantSayWeDidNotKnow. On that day I also published a blog post titled “We Cannot Say We … Continue reading

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Stop Underestimating Trump!

Here is what cannot happen. People cannot continue to underestimate Trump. He is much smarter than most of his critics think. As people have mocked him and treated him like he was a clown, he created one of the most … Continue reading

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Communities of Resistance and Resilience

The United States Environmental Protection Agency will be executed on January 20, 2017. There will likely be an agency still in existence with the name, but it will do nothing to stand in the way of the fossil fuel interests … Continue reading

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A Coup of Innuendo

AP Photo Seth Wenig Today, just two days before the 2016 presidential election in the United States of America, the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, James Comey, announced that the most recent Hillary Clinton email review is over … Continue reading

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