Monthly Archives: August 2016

None of the Above

James Haught

“Western civilization has entered the long-predicted Secular Age when the power of religion over society gradually recedes. Europe started”

James A. Haught
Published in: Carolina Coast Online, Counterpunch, Grassroots Press, The Hur Herarld, Savannah Morning News, ArcaMax, The Bulletin 225, Go Upstate, Lenconnect, Gilmer Free Press, The Review, Charleston Gazette-Mail, Savannah Now Morning News, The Independent, Daily Egiptian, Eagle Tribune, Providence Journal, Hutchinson Leader
Date: August 31,September 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,10,2016
553 Words

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What’s Really Behind the Election

Andrew Moss2

“You don’t have to be a poet to breathe new possibilities into an old, familiar metaphor. Recently, for example, author and New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman took a well-worn metaphor – the “web” – and reworked it in such…”

Andrew Moss
Published in: Eagle Times, Counterpunch, Sierra County Prospect, Grassroots Press, Chicago Activism, Gilmer Free Press
Date: august 31, September 1,4,2016
833 Words

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Does the Democratic Party Have a Progressive Platform–and Does It Matter?


“Shortly after the Democratic Party’s platform committee concluded its deliberations this July, Bernie Sanders announced: “Thanks to the millions of people across the country who got involved in the political process…”

Lawrence S. Wittner
Published in: Eagle Times, Huffington Post, Counterpunch, History News Network, Grassroots Press, Chicago Activism, Sierra County Prospect, Z Net, Gilmer Free Press, Valley Voice, War is a Crime, Eureka Spring News, Daily Kos, LA Progressive, The Free Weekly, Newberry Observer, The Daily Journalist
Date: August 27,29,31, September 1,2016
749 Words

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Races about race


“His latest—telling African Americans that they are doing lousy so “what the hell have you got to lose?” is his way to promise…nothing. He has no legitimate policy changes he swears he will implement to change black youth employment numbers”

Tom H. Hastings
Published in: The Dekalb County Dispatch, The Review, Chicago Activism, The Free Weekly, Gilmer Free Press, Eureka Spring News, The Daily Press
Date: August 28,29,30,September 2,2016
647 Words

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The Sane Candidate: Which Representatives Will End the Endless Wars?


“”You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake,” said Jeannette Rankin, the first woman elected to Congress.”

Rivera Sun
Published in: Counterpunch, Eagle Times, Rivera Sun’s Blog, Chicago Activism, Sierra County Prospect, Eagle Times
Date: August 26,27,29,31,2016
653 Words

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Alternatives to military intervention in Syria

“Alternatives to military intervention in Syria. In June the influential Center for New American Security (CNAS) issued a report that urges greater U.S. military involvement in Syria to defeat ISIS and bolster Syrian…”

David Cortright
Published in: Eagle Times, Counterpunch, David Cortright Blog, Times of Earth, World Beyond War Win Without War, News Media, Valley Voice
Date: August 24,25,26,29,30, September 1,2016
701 Words

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