Wim Laven

The immoral silence to the destructive xenophobia of “Just Leave”

“Donald Trump tweets “why don’t they go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came” and doubles-down by then accusing four sitting members of Congress of hating America…”

Author: Wim Laven
Published in: The Sierra County Prospect, Apache Junction Arizona News, Counterpunch, North Ogden Utah Sentinel News, Like the Dew: A Progressive Journal of Southern Culture and Politics
Date: 2019, July 17, 19
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Revisiting morality in the Age of Dishonesty

“If Donald Trump actually follows through on his recently tweeted promise that Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) “will begin deporting the millions”

Author: Wim Laven
Published in: The Berkeley Daily Planet, Counterpunch, Biddeford Maine Journal Tribune, Bainbridge Island Review, Los Angeles CityWatch, Bakersfield.com, Press.1001solutions.net, Broward County Florida Westside Gazette, The Sierra County Prospect, Gilmer West Virginia Free Press, North Ogden Utah Sentinel News
Date: 2019, June 22, 24, 26, 27, 28, July 2, 3
1045 words

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We need evidence-based decision making

“Imagine for a moment that political discussions can assume the same evidence-based knowledge as active components in decision making as treatment pathways do when responding to illness and disease…”

Author: Wim Laven
Published in: Bainbridge Island Review, Common Dreams, Glenwood Springs Colorado Post Independent, Alt-Net, The Sierra County Prospect, Counterpunch, Utah Sentinel News, Texas Orange Leader, The Smirking Chimp, Emmitsburg Maryland News Journal, Broward County Forida Westside Gazette
Date: 2019, June 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
753 words

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