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Why You Need To Worry


One of the reasons that Trump won was that people were afraid of losing their jobs. And they had good reason. If you think your own job “can’t be automated” then look very carefully at this video… And know fear.  

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Women For Fascism?

Why would a woman vote for a misogynist? That’s a question we need to start asking ourselves as we move closer to the elections of 2020. The number of women who voted for Trump in 2016 was both depressingly large and totally mystifying. Why on earth would any woman, of whatever class, race, or political…

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The Real Terrorism

Interesting article over on the Foreign Affairs website a while back, “Women for Bolsonaro” by Chayenne Polimédio. In it, the author asked why it was that many Brazilian women support Jair Messias Bolsonaro, the right wing populist who is now the nation’s president and practicing despot. Polimédio’s answer is intriguing— Fear! Brazil is in the…

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Ye Turbulent Priest

Before wishing you all a Happy Halloween, I thought I’d give you a real scare. This is another from my colleague, Arthur Waskow: King Henry II: “Will No One Rid Me of this Turbulent Priest?” On Christmas Day, 1170, King Henry II of England at his castle in Normandy, had just been informed that Thomas…

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Library Kisses Trump’s Orange Behind

Bringing a whole new meaning to the term Dewey Decimal, a West Virginia library is refusing to carry Fear, Bob Woodward’s book about the Trump administration.According to The Washington Post, “…the Morgan County Public Library in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., does not plan to place Woodward’s book, “Fear: Trump in the White House,” on its shelves.” Why? Because “’I…

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The Real Reason For Welfare Cuts? Racism

Coming under the heading of Cutting Off Your Nose To Spite Your Face… Caitlin Dewey, writing in the Washington Post, reports that a new study has revealed that the real reason that Americans are backing cuts in welfare and food stamps is…wait for it…white racism. It seems that in a recent survey, two California universities…

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ICE: The American Gestapo

By Angela West   Editor’s note: This week we are honored to have a new writer among us, Angela West. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Drew University’s Caspersen School of Graduate Studies, History and Culture Program. She has a B.A. from Southern Oregon University in history and an M.A. from Drew University specializing…

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