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November Spawned a Monster

Reckoning with Trump’s win and the dark, difficult struggle ahead.

“Nothing is so painful to the human mind,” Mary Shelley wrote in Frankenstein, “as a great and sudden change.” 1,425 more words

HOWARD ZINN ~ A POWER GOVERNMENTS CANNOT SUPPRESS

~ TIABWIG-TPDOTOOCOSOCSOJAWATAA ~ There Is A Basic Weakness In Governments – Their Power Depends On The Obedience Of Citizens, Of Soldiers, Of Civil Servants, Of Journalists And Writers And Teachers And Artists… 179 more words

SOCIETY

Fear trumps love

One sign, waved by someone some­how #Still­With­H­er, reads: “Not my pres­id­ent.” An­oth­er echoes the pop­u­lar chant: “We re­ject the pres­id­ent elect.” Fi­nally, and most ubi­quit­ously: “Love trumps hate.” 2,343 more words

Writings

A Trumped-Up Nation

My husband and I watched the election results come in last night with our children, letting them stay up well past their bedtimes as the numbers rolled in.  645 more words

Politics

The Folly of Lesser Evilism: The Socialist Case for Jill Stein

by Adam Marletta

The electoral strategy of “lesser evilism,” advanced by op-ed columnist, Wells Lyons in the Portland, Maine monthly, the West End News, has been the left’s default strategy for the last 30 years. 1,393 more words

Columbus, the Indians, and Human Progress by Howard Zinn

It’s that time of the year again. In case you missed reading this, here it is again.

by Howard Zinn
Writer, Dandelion Salad
October 12, 2009… 191 more words

Politics