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Guillermo Calvo2 years ago
On Our Political and Social Incoherence
I have always opposed US intervention in the Middle East, finding it not only immoral but counterproductive. It obviously makes it probable that United States citizens, both at home and abroad, will b...
Gareth Johnson2 years ago
Learn Your Gay History: Stonewall Riots – June 28, 1969
The Stonewall riots of 28 June 1969 weren’t the first protests or confrontations between police and the LGBT community, but they’ve become symbolic of the growing consciousness and confidence that pav...
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John C.2 years ago
Dear President Trump...
Dear President Trump, This letter is supposed to begin with “Dear Donald,” but even if you asked me to address you in this way, I would refuse. The office that you occupy demands, in my mind, the very...
Edward Anderson2 years ago
An Open Letter To Kathy Griffin
Dear Kathy Griffin, I love you. Truly I do. Your special brand of saying what's on your mind, with a side of crass jokes is what has made you one of the most successful female comics in the business. ...
Guillermo Calvo2 years ago
A Grim Fairy Tale, the Paris Environmental Accord and Its Repudiation
I am a very strong believer in protecting and preserving the environment but I am not a believer in deceptive use of smoke and mirrors to obfuscate that goal. The recently rejected Paris “Accord” was,...
Teagan O'Toole2 years ago
Surviving the Realization that Your Parents are Sabotaging You
My parents were what I believe to be, relatively young, when they had me. I was their first born and of course, there's going to be mistakes - I don't think there's any parent that exists who is perfe...
Kathy Griffin Apologists, You Aren't Helping Our Resistance
Kathy Griffin, comedian and TV host on CNN’s annual New Year’s Eve show with Anderson Cooper, apologized this week for participating in a video and photoshoot by Tyler Shields depicting her holding a ...
America, We Can’t Keep Making Excuses for Ignoring Syrian Refugees: 4 Myths Debunked
In 2010, Bashar al-Assad of Syria replaced his original progressive political reforms with neoliberal economic policies that widened the gap between the rich and the poor in the already financially un...
Dyln Namm2 years ago
The Real Revolution
What is a revolution? This word is used by many throughout the world daily, especially the United States. We hear the words “Political Revolution”, we hear the words “leader of the revolution”, we hea...
Dyln Namm2 years ago
The Hatred Response
The hatred that America produces around the world has reached an unprecedented amount. Today it does not just manifest itself in public outcry although that is still quite apparent. It comes out in th...
James anderson2 years ago
Contempt; An Election of Fear and Treason
This is not a conspiracy theory, the following is provable beyond any reasonable doubt, it is a collection of facts, actions, counter actions and laws/legislations. The following has been either commi...
Dr. Williams2 years ago
Truman's Blunder and the World Today
In all of recorded history of the United States one instance stands out that still to this day has complicated international relations almost to the point of igniting another World War. Lessons learne...
Guillermo Calvo2 years ago
Just as It’s Always Been
Trying to make sense of the polarization in the United States and in the world at large is daunting, especially in the context of perhaps the most thorough and consistent barrage of propaganda I’ve ev...
Guillermo Calvo2 years ago
Money and the Individualist–Collectivist Divide
Politics, in large measure, deals with the art of reconciling individual and collective interests. The overwhelming majority of humanity (with the possible exception of abandoned children who grew up ...
Guillermo Calvo2 years ago
Collaborative Affairs
A group of murderers, rapists, robbers, embezzlers and their attorneys and publicists sit around a huge rectangle of tables set with linen and silver and crystal discussing what to do about the violen...
Guillermo Calvo2 years ago
Reflections on Political Insults and Incoherence
Perhaps my writing and my sharing of information that I find relevant during this Orwellian period (hopefully not an epoch) in United States history is proving somewhat meaningful, at least as gauged ...
Dr. Williams2 years ago
For Unity
Every few decades there have been moments that seem to suggest the United States might somehow get it's act together. Unfortunately, today there have been no moments that even come close to signaling ...
Johnny Vedmore2 years ago
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