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Me in the Middle of Leadership Part II (Reblog)

The past ten months of the presidency under the current administration has left many exasperated and alarmed about where we’re heading as a country.  Last year, when I decided to do this Leadership series, I was getting increasingly alarmed as the campaign for Election 2016 was drawing to a close.  1,569 more words

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“Are you now, or have you ever been, a critic of the US government?”

The new McCarthyism and the suppression of political dissent

29 September 2017 | Andre Damon | WSWS

“The McCarthyite witch-hunts of the 1950s are viewed, among all thinking people, as one of the most shameful episodes in the history of the United States. 1,117 more words

News

The Rise of the New McCarthyism, by Robert Parry

At least McCarthy had a case: there were actually Communists in the government. The new McCarthyism rests on wholly unproved assertions. From Robert Parry at consortiumnews.com: 391 more words

Governments

PULITZER PRIZE WINNER CHRIS HEDGES DESCRIBES THE CROSSROADS WE HAVE REACHED

“The elites face an unpleasant choice. They could impose harsh controls to protect the status quo or veer leftward toward socialism to ameliorate the mounting economic and political injustices endured by most of the population. 106 more words

Neoliberalism

On This Day: August 24th

On this day in 1954, President Eisenhower signed the Communist Control Act, outlawing the Communist Party, at height of McCarthyism. 

On This Day

Visit this anti-Trump site? 1.3 million people did. Now, the US government wants your IP address

❝ In an unprecedented and dangerous move, Donald Trump’s justice department is threatening to violate the first and fourth amendment rights of over a million people by issuing an overboard surveillance request aimed at identifying alleged anti-Trump protesters.

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History

The Leftist McCarthyism Cannot Last Forever

Now that Breitbart is on a mission to take Google apart I may let up on it a bit. The memo culprit James Damore, a biology PhD from Harvard, has been fired. 740 more words

Media