Donald Trump’s campaign and the GOP are pumping millions of dollars into efforts to restrict voting and aggressively fight Democratic efforts to make it easier to cast a ballot during the Covid-19 pandemic.
- June 10, 2020
"Democracy was dying of too many lies long before this murder," Moyers tells Amanpour. "Unless we see the truth and act on it, we are going to run out of oxygen."
- June 1, 2020
Many on the left still cling to the hope that the COVID-19 crisis will translate into the use of state power on behalf of the powerless. But those in authority have never hesitated to harness government intervention to the preservation of oligarchy, and a pandemic alone won't change that.
- May 25, 2020
The coronavirus epidemic will have a lasting worldwide impact, to be sure, but it will have a unique native social impact as well, one equal to those brought about by the upheavals of the 1960s and the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Already it’s changed the way we see ourselves, and our nationhood.
- March 14, 2020
It is time, fellow Americans, to remember the warning of the great journalist Edward R. Murrow: “A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves.” Let us together become the coalition of generations that closes the gates to the wolves ready to devour our freedoms.
- February 12, 2020“The Notorious RGB” A Supreme Court Justice for 27 years now, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has also become a cultural icon who regularly attracts huge crowds to her public appearances. They packed the house at Union where she talked about her career and the current state of SCOTUS.
- February 11, 2020
A Facebook member responded to our recent post Bill Moyers and Steve Harper on Lawyers, Liars and Trump on Trial with a question: Bill Moyers responds: I don’t know what in particular Joseph Campbell would say about our situation today. But I can imagine him lamenting, as he did when we talked some 30 years ago, our failure “to admit within ourselves the carnivorous, lecherous fever that is endemic to human nature.” Malevolent greed was on ...
- December 13, 2017Conservatism has turned itself into a civic religion and columnist Neal Gabler fears the damages wrought in the Trump era will be permanent and lasting.