Archive for ‘GOP’

September 17, 2016

Emerging Right-Wing Climate Deniers Across the Globe (Maybe Even in the U.S.) Threaten the Future | Alternet

In a year of record-setting heat on a blistered globe, with fast-warming oceans, fast-melting ice caps, and fast-rising sea levels, the future is looking bleak.

Source: Emerging Right-Wing Climate Deniers Across the Globe (Maybe Even in the U.S.) Threaten the Future | Alternet

September 12, 2016

Bill Moyers: How to Save Democracy From the Plutocrats | Alternet

Americans can still fix our world and make it a better place.

Source: Bill Moyers: How to Save Democracy From the Plutocrats | Alternet

September 10, 2016

Linking Alzheimer’s to Pollution, Study Finds ‘Abundant’ Toxic Nanoparticles in Human Brains | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

Toxic magnetic nanoparticles from air pollution have been discovered in “abundant” quantities in human brains, according to a new study.The study, published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), is particularly alarming because other research recently raised the strong possibility of a link between such particles and Alzheimer’s disease.

Source: Linking Alzheimer’s to Pollution, Study Finds ‘Abundant’ Toxic Nanoparticles in Human Brains | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

September 9, 2016

The right’s war on college: “Starving the Beast” exposes the fight to destroy America’s great public universities – Salon.com

Why does college cost so much? Because the far right is trying to undermine or privatize state universities

Source: The right’s war on college: “Starving the Beast” exposes the fight to destroy America’s great public universities – Salon.com

January 17, 2016

The Oligarchy is Using Our Lizard Brain to Enable a Silent Coup | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

Once again, the fear machine is going into full force as the Presidential primary campaign heats up.  If there’s one thing the politicians in general and Republicans in particular don’t want, it’s people going to the polls with their wits about them. They need people to think and vote with their limbic lizard brains, not their prefrontal cortex.

Source: The Oligarchy is Using Our Lizard Brain to Enable a Silent Coup | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

January 8, 2016

Bernie Sander’s Plan to Tame Wall Street Riles Team Clinton | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

Millions of Americans saw “The Big Short” over the holidays. The blockbuster movie, based on the book by Michael Lewis, is a primer on how the crookedness and fraud rampant in the U.S. financial system brought down the global economy in 2008.

Source: Bernie Sander’s Plan to Tame Wall Street Riles Team Clinton | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

January 4, 2016

Donald Trump and the Causes of ‘Trumpism’ – The Atlantic

Irrespective of how the Republican presidential primary turns out, the conditions that led to the mogul’s rise have left their mark on the party—and America.

Source: Donald Trump and the Causes of ‘Trumpism’ – The Atlantic

January 3, 2016

Christian fundamentalists are driving our country into the Dark Ages

America has an infection. Whether it is terminal remains to be seen.

Source: Christian fundamentalists are driving our country into the Dark Ages

December 29, 2015

Reagan Started the GOP’s Fascism Destroying America From Within

Reagan ushered in the first step of fascism, economic stagnation, when his extremist trickle down economic theory was imposed on the nation

Source: Reagan Started the GOP’s Fascism Destroying America From Within

December 29, 2015

A Favorite from 2015

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