Mel Gurtov


Coming Apart? Maybe Not

“Day by day the Trump administration is coming apart. Revelations abound about the dysfunctions of the Trump team, about Trump’s ignorance and incompetence, and now about a “resistance” group…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: Post Independent Citizen Telegram, Bainbridge Island Review, The Smirking Chimp, LA Progressive, The Sunburg News, West Side Gazette, Gilmer Free Press
Date: September 6,7,10,12,15,2018
444 Words

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Another Week Under Trumpocracy

“Some takeaways from another week under He Who Would Be Emperor: “All politics is local.” Speaking to local issues rather than echoing the official mantra may be the only way Democrats are going to win back the House…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: Counterpunch, The Sunburg News, Mel Gurtov Blog, Bainbridge Island Review, The Russophile, Sierra County Prospect, The Journal Tribune, Superior Telegram
Date: August 21,22,23,2018
630 Words

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Saving Democracy

“Writing on democracy, I’m reminded of a great old Stevie Wonder song, “Love’s in Need of Love Today.” Democracy is in need of love today: It is taking a beating nearly everywhere, including right here…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: Medium, Counterpunch, Post Independent Citizen Telegram, Sierra County Prospect, LA Progressive, RICentral, The Sunburg News, West Side Gazette, Gilmer Free Press
Date: August 15,16,17,20,23,28,30,2018
788 Words

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While Rome (and Most Everywhere Else) Burns

“By now we’re accustomed to learning that every year brings record high temperatures around the world. Extreme weather, says Prof. Michael Mannof Pennsylvania State University, “is the face of climate change…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: Common Dreams, LA Progressive, Bainbridge Island Review, The Smirking Chimp, Brewminate, The Reader Magazine, Satish Sharma’s Rotigraphy Blog, East County Magazine, Gilmer Free Press
Date: August 3,4,5,13,2018
1068 Words

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