The United States is First in War, But Trailing in Crucial Aspects of Modern Civilization

“Maybe those delirious crowds chanting “USA, USA” have got something. When it comes to military power, the United States reigns supreme. Newsweek reported in March 2018:…”

Lawrence Wittner
Published in: The Sunburg News, Counterpunch, Daily Kos, Common Dreams, Popular Resistance, Portside, Bainbridge Island Review, Stories in the News, The Reader Magazine, Z Net, LA Progressive, The Russophile, Press & Journal, Information Clearing House
Date: December 29,30,2018, January 1,2019
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The meaner Trump gets, the more kindness we feel

“In this difficult and traumatic holiday season it struck me tonight that a remarkable phenomenon is occurring. With desperate migrants on the move around much of the planet and authoritarian forces frantically erecting barricades, both literal and figurative, to turn them back, this country has shown it is not immune to the global dynamic…”

Steve Klinger
Published in: The Johnstown Breeze, Sentinel News, Superior Telegram, Counterpunch, The Sunburg News, Sierra County Prospect, Afro, Gilmer Free Press
Date: December 23,24,25,28,30,2018 January 1,5,2019
680 Words

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Road to Ruin: Trump’s Middle East Retreat

“The flight of the generals is now complete with the resignation of General James Mattis—the last of the four generals to depart, and the last to give up the naïve belief he could bring sanity and order to the White House…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: LA Progressive, Bainbridge Island Review, The Sunburg News, Sentinel News, Sierra County Prospect, The Times and Democrat
Date: December 24,26,30,2018
630 Words

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Why feminism should not be about fixing men

“It’s a dating adage that you can’t fix a man. I’m not so sure why this is never applied to larger social concerns. The simple truth is men do not want to be fixed. Enlightened? Possibly…”

Matthew Johnson
Published in: Sierra County Prospect, The Sunburg News, Niagara Gazette, LA Progressive, Hutchinson Leader, West Side Gazette, Bainbridge Island Review, The Times and Democrat
Date: December 21,23,26,27,2018
511 Words

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