politics

Politics does not dictate our collective cultural mindset as much as it simply reflects it; We've got to look in the mirror sometimes, and we've got one.

Tim Bryce2 days ago
Mr. Trump Versus the Democrats
Click for AUDIO VERSION. I had a friend recently comment to me, "The biggest threat to the Republicans maintaining control of the Congress is Donald Trump." Admittedly, he was never a fan of the presi...
Donald Gray7 days ago
Ways to Fix the Democratic Party
There's no hiding from it anymore: the DNC needs some R&R—or, something that can not only be of benefit, but of overall holistic change to the entirety of the party. While it's obvious that these adap...
Tim Bryce9 days ago
The Genius of Identity Politics
Click for AUDIO VERSION. I recently wrote a column describing the concept of "Old White Men" which is a mean-spirited attempt to discredit the wisdom of our elders, who are portrayed as stumbling bloc...
Peter Rose15 days ago
Do Voters Study Policy?
Do voters actually study policy before deciding who to vote for? How much do we know? How much real information are we given about anything? Every day the media bombards us with news items. Every few ...
Katy Preen20 days ago
The State of the Welfare State
The UK welfare system has a lot of problems at the moment. The reasons behind those problems differ depending on one’s political outlook, but there are issues that need addressing whatever your views....
Identity Politics in a World of Individuals
I do not consider myself to be a political person by and large. I have a deep faith and belief in the self-governing power of human beings on a level playing field with little to no need for a central...
Tom Wyatt23 days ago
The Death of the Liberal Dream
"Liberalism here, as well as across Europe, is not faring well against the politics of fear." Those were the words spoken by Nick Clegg, former Liberal Democrat leader, after his party's catastrophic ...
Katy Preena month ago
Brexit — It Looks Like It's Happening
Both of the main political parties in the UK are committed to Brexit – well, sort of. The Tories more so, and I’m a little bit impressed that their pro-Remain MPs have been kept in line. Labour’s a bi...
Edwin Chaveza month ago
So Rich Yet So Poor
''Income Per Capita in Afghanistan''
Tim Brycea month ago
When the Shoe Is on the Other Foot
Click for AUDIO VERSION. Earlier this month, my liberal and news media friends went into a state of panic over a recent report the Sinclair Broadcast Group was pushing the owner's conservative agenda ...
Peter Rosea month ago
Decision Making by Governments
Are decisions made by the right people? There are many solutions to any problem but there is only one best solution. There may be a few acceptable solutions and there will be several unacceptable ones...
William Valleaua month ago
Conservatives and Liberals
As the years have gone by I have seen a huge similarity on both sides of the generally accepted political scale in America. Both sides say the same thing, "Why do we need the other side?" While in my ...
Nicole Farrella month ago
Radical Cafe Thoughts
“I don’t know.” The words on the menu were dead, staring back at me in the most unhelpful silence. It didn’t make a difference, I could order a steak or a soup and it would ultimately be pointless. No...
Tim Brycea month ago
Is Russia Our Friend?
We've been hearing a lot about Russia these days, be it in congressional investigations, the Syrian war, in the Ukraine, and recent nuclear missile developments. The United States has a long history w...
Peter Rosea month ago
Poverty in Britain
It is claimed in March 2018, that there are 13 million British people below the poverty line. But what is this poverty line? Absolute poverty is defined by UN etc. as being when you can not afford the...
Peter Rose2 months ago
United Nations — Is It Doing Its Job?
United Nations, is it doing its job? The United Nations was set up with high ideals about ensuring peace throughout the world. Most younger people now only hear of the UN because of “celebrity” envoys...
Sarah Marks2 months ago
The 2016 Election From the Perspective of a Female, Disabled Special Educator
The 2016 Presidential Election was, without question, a pivotal moment in our country’s history. Never before have we seen a more controversial or contentious race, and never before have we been so di...