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 months ago
Understanding Nationalism
BRYCE ON POLITICS - Creating "Win-Win" situations. Click for AUDIO VERSION. I find the vilification of nationalism to be appalling. It is being depicted as some sort of Fascist, racist, unpatriotic in...
Patrick Hollis2 months ago
Brexit Secretary 3.0: Who Is Next to Sip from the Most Poisoned Chalice in British Politics?
The role of Brexit secretary is perhaps the most talked about position in European politics these days. Stephen Barclay is the third MP to be given the seemingly impossible task of leading the UK into...
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Doro Thea2 months ago
Unity or Disorder
One hundred years ago, the end of World War I was declared on a railroad carriage. On the occasion of the event, political leaders met in Paris to celebrate cooperation and unification. But are the co...
John Heckenlively2 months ago
Trump Faces Hurdles in 2020
In 2016, Donald Trump eked out a win in the electoral college by virtue of his strength in the industrial midwest. He did so by outflanking Hillary Clinton on the left, decrying trade deals that had c...
John Heckenlively2 months ago
Ryan Wastes Another $7.4 Million
Paul Ryan's efforts to save incumbent Republicans fell short twice more this week. In Maine 2, Jared Golden defeated Bruce Poliquin. Golden makes history as the first person elected to Congress by ran...
John Heckenlively2 months ago
Ryan Wastes $38 Million on Midterms
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan went all out in his efforts to protect the House majority, and he failed rather spectacularly. His Congressional Leadership fund raised $140 million and spent just over ...
Tim Bryce2 months ago
Breaking up the Media/Political Vicious Circle
BRYCE ON THE NEWS MEDIA - Time to break the cycle. Click for AUDIO VERSION. The 2018 mid-term elections was the largest campaign of its kind in history, both in terms of votes cast and campaign money ...
Liam Cashin2 months ago
Gerrymandering
Gerrymandering is an issue which may certainly affect the outcome of the 2018 midterm elections in the United States, because it can provide a significant advantage to both the Democratic and Republic...
Sam Malloy2 months ago
The Crushing Duopoly of American Politics
In wake of recent events, whether in news casting or general public indecency, it has become clear to me that our great nation, which was once founded in hopes of freeing people from the clutches of l...
Tim Bryce3 months ago
2018 Midterms—What's at Stake?
BRYCE ON POLITICS - The morality of the country. Click for AUDIO VERSION. Midterm elections are normally as exciting as watching grass grow. A handful of people usually show up to elect dog catchers a...
M. Tomasch3 months ago
Civil Rights Are Human Rights
An outcry from the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Plus (LGBTQ+) community arose Sunday morning following an article published in The New York Times reporting that the Trump administration...
Michael Blair3 months ago
Time and Time Wait for No One
Every time I write something about the SNP, I optimistically think there's nothing more to say. They couldn't possibly surpass the idiocy previously shown, but they can and they do. And as always, I a...
Lex Renee3 months ago
A Letter to the Other Side
To my family, Although I offend stay quiet when you discuss current events, and scroll past your Facebook posts without the urge to make outraged comments, it doesn’t mean I agree with your views. You...
Rich Monetti3 months ago
Socialism Should Begin the Conversation Not End It
A few years ago I was reading The Proud Tower by Barbara Tuchman. Detailing the anarchist movements that swept the world at the turn of the century, violence played out against the backdrop of enormou...
Daniel Hirst3 months ago
Draining the Swamp
Supposedly, Prime Minister Ardern of New Zealand was offended that she was compared to President Trump. For the past year, since the Ardern government came to power, the New Zealand population has bee...
Tim Bryce3 months ago
More Political Correctness Run Amok
BRYCE ON POLITICAL CORRECTNESS - We need to study all of our history, not just selected chapters. Click for AUDIO VERSION. At a recent rally in Lebanon, Ohio (10/12/2018), President Trump happened to ...
Patrick Hollis3 months ago
Brazil Election 2018: A Swing Across the Political Spectrum for the South American Nation
Brazil is a culturally and socially diverse nation which has as colourful a history as any other country on the planet. It is also in the midst of a highly significant election which could see all of ...
Karen Doradea3 months ago
El Salvador Presidential Elections 2019: Why Is It a “Game-Changer?”
Voters in El Salvador elected new leadership for the 84 seats in the Legislative Assembly and 262 mayoral seats for its municipalities this past March. The past governing party, Farabundo Marti Nation...