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Peace is Piecework

The last fourteen years of American politics are said to be the most divisive since the pre-Civil War era.
Politics, government, healthcare, news, political news
 

Enough Global Climate Change, How About Political Climate Change?

Reports are conclusive about climate change and the President is taking and urging new actions, but denials and distractions will stall progress until there's a change in the climate in Washington.
Politics, government, healthcare, news, political news
 

The Weight of the World, The Wait of the World

Russia has annexed Crimea. Ukraine is pulling out its troops. The world knows it has the burden to respond yet everyone waits to see who will go first.
Russians, Russia, Europe, Germany, Ukrainian
 

Russians Rush In. Europe, You're Up.

After upheaval upends Ukrainian government, Putin's put in a new position, Russians rush in and if you think we are jumping to conclusions you can Crimea river...
 

The Party of Nope vs Hope and the Pope

While Fox News trumps up a War on Christmas, the Corporatocracy wages a war on Thanksgiving, expanding Black Friday into Bleak Thursday as workers leave family tables for retail spectacles.
 

God in the Classroom

Two weeks into my sophomore year in university I decided to meet up with an old friend from freshman year.
 

Political Leaders On Twitter

Politics today is all about messaging. So I took a quick look at the Twitter account for Democratic and Republican leaders in the House and Senate. What I found will not surprise you.
 

The GOP: Contortionists and Extortionists

Ted Cruz's exhortation against Obamacare and the House GOP's explosion of democratic process turn out to be part of a long-term right-wing plan for the exploitation of a government shut-down.
 

Diplomacy With Iran: Where We Stand and What To Expect

The UN General Assembly meetings this week offer President Obama a chance to capitalize on recent diplomatic developments with Syria and to extend a hand to new Iranian president Hassan Rouhani in
 

The Danger of Political Labels

I recently had a conversation with an Australian student in which neither of us knew what the other was saying.