Monthly Archives: November 2018

No Country for White Men? Why the Left Should Appeal to the White Male Identity

“Liberals and progressives, with the notable exception of Bernie Sanders, too often fail to appeal directly to white men in the United States. I am not suggesting that they fail to appeal to individual white men or that white men are not interested in their platform…”

Matthew Johnson
Published in: Superior Telegram, Sentinel News, Bainbridge Island Review, The Red & Black, Sierra County Prospect, Gilmer Free Press, The Sunburg News, South Coast Today, West Side Gazette, Lassen County Times, The Good Men Project, The Times and Democrat
Date: November 30, December 1,4,7,8,9,10,17,2018
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China Policy: Disappointment Is No Excuse

“I think the writer correctly cites America’s disappointment with China. We can go back three or four administrations and find presidents and…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: Counterpunch, Sentinel News, Bainbridge Island Review, The Sunburg News, Pagosa Daily Post, West Side Gazette, Sierra County Prospect, The Journal Tribune, Davis Enterprise, The Red & Black, Gilmer Free Press
Date: November 30, December 1,5,7,9,12,2018 January 10,2019
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The demonic suction tube

“Suddenly America’s political cauldron bubbles with hope and possibility — not just because the Democrats have won races across the country, but because voters pushed back in record numbers against the forces of Trump and racism and the long-standing lies of entrenched wealth…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Common Dreams, The Smirking Chimp, Bainbridge Island Review, Tribune Content Agency, Counterpunch, The Raven Foundation, Common Wonders Blog, Sierra County Prospect, Gilmer Free Press, West Side Gazette, Free Press, Sentinel News, LA Progressive
Date: November 28,29,30, December 3,5,7,8,2018
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The Time Is Up. The Time Is Now. An Essay of the Man from the North

“The time is up. The time is now. Gather the people to do the work: the healing, transformative, deepening work of building community, solutions, understanding, skills, knowledge, and hope…”

Rivera Sun
Published in: The Circleville Herald, Rivera Sun’s Blog, West Side Gazette, Sierra County Prospect, Counterpunch, The Sunburg News
Date: November 18,28,30, December 1,2018
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Why are we allowing Yemen to starve?

“Some have dubbed the Yemeni civil war “the forgotten war.” It seems more intentionally ignored. It is a humanitarian crisis on a mass scale. According to recent reports by United Nations officials as many as 14 million Yemenis are on the verge of dying from starvation. Save the Children…”

J.P. Linstroth
Published in: Transcend Media Service, West Side Gazette, The Sunburg News, Lassen County Times, Academia
Date: November 22,28,30,31,2018
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Lurching Toward Catastrophe: The Trump Administration and Nuclear Weapons

“In July 2017, by a vote of 122 to 1, with one abstention, nations from around the world attending a United Nations-sponsored conference in New York City voted to approve a treaty to ban nuclear weapons…”

Lawrence Wittner
Published in: Common Dreams, Antiwar, War is a Crime, LA Progressive, Daily Kos, Satish Sharma’s Rotigraphy Blog, Bainbridge Island Review, Sierra County Prospect, The Sunburg News, History News Network, The Raw Story, Pagosa Daily Post, Coalition for Peace Action, Sentinel News, Brewminate, The Reader Magazine, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, Gilmer Free Press
Date: November 18,19,20,21,25,26,2018
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