Monthly Archives: November 2018


Look to the right for corruption

“When I was growing up a long time ago there was a presumption of prudential integrity for politicians. Yes, I suppose I was naïve, but as a boy from Minnesota I came to think of politics as a clean game in my formative years…”

Tom H. Hastings
Published in: LA Progressive, Counterpunch, Cheney Free Press, West Side Gazette, Gilmer Free Press, Sierra County Prospect, Sentinel News, The Sunburg News, Bainbridge Island Review, Nation of Change
Date: November 18,19,20,21,22,24,25,26,27,2018
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The Red-Blue divide: Why beating ‘em is better than joining ‘em

“Unless I am in a particularly peaceful mood, I tend to scoff at the idea of building bridges between Democrats and Republicans in the United States…”

Matthew Johnson
Published in: The Progress Index, Jackson Newspapers, Mineral Daily News-Tribune, Times Union, Sentinel News, The Sunburg News, The Valley Chronicle, Sierra County Prospect, Gilmer Free Press, Napa Valley Register
Date: November 19,21,22,25,December 2,2018
483 Words

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A Revolution of Democracy – An Essay of the Man from the North

“[Editor’s note: The Man from the North is a fictional character from Rivera Sun’s first series of novels. She has him offering essays beyond her novels.] What do we do when we finally understand that the elections really are stolen? Or rigged?…”

Rivera Sun
Published in: Rivera Sun’s Blog, The Hur Herarld, The Sunburg News, Sierra County Prospect
Date: November 8,17,21,25,2018
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The new abnormal

“Thousand Oaks, California: a city torn apart by wildfire and gunfire. Both are unnatural disasters…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Common Wonders Blog, Common Dreams, Free Press, Gilmer Free Press, The News International, Transcend Media Service, DeSoto Times-Tribune, Counterpunch, Bainbridge Island Review, City Watch, Tribune Content Agency, Sierra County Prospect, Sentinel News, The Red & Black, West Side Gazette, The Sunburg News, LA Progressive, The Raven Foundation, IslamiCity, The Elizabethton Star
Date: November 14,15,16,19,21,26,2018
852 Words

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After the Vote – An Essay of the Man from the North

“The Vote – the beloved, abused, scorned, corrupted, stolen, hijacked, pointless, profound, hopeful, depressing, hard-won, cherished vote – is not the only way to take action for meaningful change…”

Rivera Sun
Published in: Counterpunch, Bainbridge Island Review, Rivera Sun’s Blog, Sierra County Prospect, Sentinel News, The Sunburg News, Gilmer Free Press
Date: November 12,13,14,19,20,2018
959 Words

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Hillary Clinton’s Defeat Became a Pink Wave

“This year Cambridge Scholar Publishers issued a book edited by Barry University professor Laura Finley and me, Trumpism: The Politics of Gender in a Post-Propitious America…”

Matthew Johnson
Published in: Sentinel News, The Times and Democrat, Sierra County Prospect, Gilmer Free Press, West Side Gazette, The Good Men Project, Bainbridge Island Review
Date: November 14,16,20,21,28,2018
490 Words

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