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It’s one of the crimes that the victim is held immediately responsible for the crime. I am talking about la décharge sauvage [English: Fly-tipping, American: Fly dumping]. We have been at our small farm [our retirement plan] for fifteen years now and every year it gets worse. Every day, we...

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  • May 14, 2021

President Joe Biden seems to be doing the right thing. Progressive's fight to #FreeTheVaccine may be realized. This could mitigate COVID-19 worldwide. #FreeTheVaccine may be realized x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. Most Progressives were receiving messages through the grapevine that was disturbing earlier this week. Many activists believed that...

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  • May 5, 2021

Director/Producer Arthur Kanegis discusses his latest film, ‘The World Is My Country,’ Income/wealth inequality is even more obscene. Voter suppressing myths. Arthur Kanegis on his film “This World Is My Country” Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091...

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  • April 8, 2021

As far as I’m concerned, allowing Newsmax reporters into the White House briefing room is a little like High Times asking Mitt Romney to write a guest column on how to score weed at Burning Man, but then the Biden administration is nothing if not fair (Peter Doocy’s Vesuvian whining...

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  • April 5, 2021

That is one line that jumped out at me from this Washington Post opinion piece by Jennifer Rubin that describe Joe Biden as “Distinguished ol of the week” while pointing out that “No progress was possible without Biden”. I  am taking time from planning, writing tests, and grading papers for...

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  • March 14, 2021

State level GOP parties are doing all kinds of stupidity, censuring its US senators, and following on the usual RW craziness, resorting to the pre-GQP tropes, as befits a state that elected Tommy “not Mr. Potato-Head” Tuberville. This is another extension of the old CT of global new-world order, something,...

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  • February 28, 2021

On the sixth of January Congressional Republicans will make a farce of American democracy live and direct before the whole world. I know many Americans don’t care, some even doubt it exists and anyway it’s furrin parts. As an expat all I want to do is hide and cry, no...

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  • January 3, 2021

The worldwide distribution of the COVID-19 vaccines exposes the immorality of our current economic system. Dr. Dean Baker sheds important light. Dr. Dean Baker exposes a sad reality about our economic system. x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. Recently there was a headline at Common Dreams that drew my ire....

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  • December 22, 2020

Typically, nations around the world watch but don’t celebrate the selection of our leaders. This year is a big difference. People all around the world joyously broke out in celebration as if America just overthrew a dictator. We kind of did… x West London, November 7th, 2020: Fireworks celebrating the...

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  • November 8, 2020

Patrick Carolan, Catholic activist, writer, and speaker, discusses hope vs. hatred. The MSM has awakened to Trump polling reality & more. Patrick Carolan defines election 2020 x x YouTube Video Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091 Topics: Trump’s...

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  • October 27, 2020

In an interview on CBS Face the Nation Scott Gottlieb affirmed the position that the Trump administration erred in not directing national drug production of antibody drugs like Regeneron’s. x And Scott Gottlieb was just on Face the Nation saying that if we would have had a national response in the...

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  • October 11, 2020

‘Mother Earth is angry’. Speaker Nancy Pelosi Earth’s most extensive tropical wetland engulfed in a wildfire since the beginning of January. Still, recently the fires have accelerated due to climate change and human stupidity and greed. Plantlife and iconic wildlife are paying a devastating price in this human-made ecological calamity....

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  • September 11, 2020

Look, I know Nancy Pelosi is human but she is also a political genius.  What in the world possessed her to trust a RWNJ owner of a hair salon tell a stylist to go inside for a hair shampoo against all common sense this close to an election? Pelosi took...

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  • September 3, 2020

These are gobsmacking, jaw-dropping numbers, and they tend to make me think Jim Jones and David Koresh were underachievers. Wow. I mean, WOW. These people are kookaburra cray-cray devotees of Cocoa Puffs. CBS News: Republicans see an America — to borrow Ronald Reagan’s famous test — better off today than it was four...

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  • August 23, 2020

        In this revelatory, authoritative portrait of Donald J. Trump and the toxic family that made him, Mary L. Trump, a trained clinical psychologist and Donald’s only niece, shines a bright light on the dark history of their family in order to explain how her uncle became the...

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  • August 15, 2020

In Mel Brooks’ brilliant cinematic spoof, the ‘History of the World Part 1,’ world history is pilloried,parodied, and pushed to the limits, creating uproarious laughter, but that is a movie. In his most serious and somber, oh so somber voice the President credited the 1917(sic)Spanish flu with ending World War...

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  • August 12, 2020

offering the following from the Worldometers site: # Country, Other Total Cases New Cases Total Deaths World 20,005,383 +208,434 733,284 The reporting for today is not yet complete, but certain things are clear. First, there are places around the world that do not YET have the outbreak under control. This...

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  • August 9, 2020

This is truly sad to watch. Under Donald Trump, our country has been reduced to a laughingstock, a curiosity, and a pitiable mess. All of that is on display in this video from The New York Times. If you don’t feel like watching the whole thing, at the very least...

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  • August 3, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Council for a Livable World: You are playing an outsize role in some good news: Three Senate candidates endorsed by Council for a Livable World have had their chances of victory upgraded by professional race-watchers: Mark Kelly (D. AZ) Mark Kelly – Arizona: Kelly, the...

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  • July 31, 2020

That’s a line from a new VoteVet’s ad that debuted today on Morning Joe. There are a lot of memorable lines in the ad. It reminds people that Trump got 5 deferments to avoid service during Vietnam. It is worth your watching and sharing. You may want to watch it...

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  • July 23, 2020

Not in so many words, but eight world leaders wrote an op-ed in today’s Washington Post calling for any Covid-19 vaccine to be available worldwide: The international community must guarantee equal global access to a covid-19 vaccine [W]e must urgently ensure that vaccines will be distributed according to a set...

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  • July 15, 2020

Most of us have been experiencing warm to hot temperatures. It doesn’t appear that the misery will go away any time soon. There is a lot of news lately on our warming planet. I shared a few articles on the subject, but they barely scratch the surface of what is...

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  • July 10, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Council for a Livable World: Let's cut to the chase. Candidates face a critical fundraising deadline at midnight tonight, and you can help them reach their goals. Here are six top-notch candidates who can change the Senate: Sara Gideon of Maine is planning to retire...

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  • July 1, 2020

“We have to be aware that climate change and biodiversity loss are stress factors for ecosystems, for humans, for animals, and for the microbiome. Our research shows that if the different axes of the disease pyramid are destabilized, new infectious diseases can be expected, including for humans.” Dirk Schmeller, Université de...

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  • June 30, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Council for a Livable World: The potential for flipping the Senate from red to blue has increased dramatically in the last three months. You can boost the momentum by contributing to the outstanding Senate candidates listed below in the next four days before the...

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  • June 26, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Council for a Livable World: I'm excited to share a new round of endorsed candidates with you soon, but for right now, I'm asking you to help some of the candidates in the closest Senate races in the country. While the Trump administration is widely...

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  • June 15, 2020

Hoo-boy. Guess Germans think things have gotten a little out of hand over here in Universal Studios’ Cautionary Tale Land.  Der Feuerteufel – Ein Präsident setzt sein Land in Brand. Der neue SPIEGEL ist jetzt online – und ab morgen am Kiosk: https://t.co/jMJCX8fmLO pic.twitter.com/oRp1xUht9s — DER SPIEGEL (@derspiegel) June 5,...

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  • June 5, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Council for a Livable World: I have some much-needed good news: Senators who have staked their reputations on their close relationships with President Donald Trump and his dangerous policies are hurting at the polls. This is great for our endorsed Senate candidates. In North...

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  • June 1, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Council for a Livable World: Sara Gideon (D. ME) I hope you and your loved ones are staying safe and well. As you may know, New England is the scene of some of the hottest Senate and House races this cycle, and none is...

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  • May 19, 2020

WaPo made an adjustment and Trump has now lied 18,000 times. The comparison is staggering on Trump’s economic claims. APR 03 2020 “Again, we had the strongest economy in the world. We had our best ever. We had probably the best economy in the history of the world, bigger than...

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  • May 13, 2020

81,000 people are still dead and Trump defaulted to his usual bigotry and disinformation blather today in yet another presser-trainwreck. “‘The numbers are fucking terrible,’ another former West Wing official said. ‘There’s massive anxiety in the GOP that he’s gonna take them all down with him.’” https://t.co/bCtKHGlQNH — Daniel W....

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  • May 12, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Council for a Livable World: We now have less than six months to go until the November election. We have to pay close attention to swing states like Minnesota in hopes of keeping it in progressive hands. Hillary Clinton narrowly won the state in...

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  • May 5, 2020

Damn straight: Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden accused President Trump of “all-out assault on the media” during World Freedom Press Freedom Day on Sunday. The former vice president criticized Trump’s treatment of the press in a campaign statement, saying his rhetoric threatens the freedom of the press as his “repeated efforts to demonize the...

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  • May 3, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Council for a Livable World: Too much of modern politics revolves around fundraising, especially after the Supreme Court’s “Citizens United” decision. But when Leo Szilard created this organization in 1962, he emphasized the importance of both “the sweet voice of reason’’ and raising funds...

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  • April 20, 2020

I knew Trump would be a disaster, but I didn’t expect his feckless fucknuttery to cut this close to the bone. “Make America Great Again” — a slogan that was always laughable on its face — now seems like a cruel practical joke, and we’re left wondering how we’re going...

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  • April 13, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Council for a Livable World: Colorado has three key congressional races in 2020. The state has been growing fast and leaning blue in recent years. Hillary Clinton carried the state by five points in 2016, and Democrats have won the last four gubernatorial races...

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  • April 13, 2020

The Disney Company will stop paying another 43,000 workers this week, according to USA today. Disney normally employs 79,000 workers in Orlando, Florida but only a staff of 200 will continue to work in the park. ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Walt Disney World plans to stop paying wages to 43,000...

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  • April 12, 2020

according to Worldometers: Country, Other Total Cases New Cases Total Deaths New Deaths Total Recovered Active Cases Serious, Critical Tot Cases/ 1M pop Deaths/ 1M pop World 1,000,177 +64,980 51,356 +4,164 210,199 738,622 37,003 128.3 6.6 USA 235,747 +20,744 5,620 +518 10,324 219,803 5,421 712 17 Italy 115,242 +4,668 13,915...

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  • April 2, 2020

America “First” It’s going to get worse before it gets better, really. x Trump: “Nobody would have ever thought a thing like this could happen.” Again, many people thought a thing like this could happen, including the Trump administration, which conducted a simulation last year underscoring how underprepared the government...

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  • March 27, 2020

Received this e-mail from the Council for a Livable World in support of Cal Cunningham’s (D. NC) U.S. Senate campaign: I hope you and your loved ones continue to do well in these strange and uncertain times. At the Council, we remain steadfast in our commitments both to keep our...

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  • March 25, 2020

Today Is World Water Day: Help Sustain Our Work For Clean Water! In solidarity,  Debra Schrishuhn for Alan, Mike F, Donna, Mike H, Janis, Dan, Dr Bill, Kimberly, and Bryan—your PDA National Team Water Is Life! Please Sustain Our Organizing ForOur Survival By Making Automatic Monthly Gifts Now   Progressive...

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  • March 22, 2020

Not since the plague, also known as the Black Death, arrived in Europe in the early 1300s has the human population been more vulnerable to exotic disease. Black Death is estimated to have killed 30 to 60% of the population of Europe.  With international transport of people and goods, dense...

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  • March 20, 2020

Stunt for stunt. In the age of Trump the price of revealing the origin of DNA could be set at $130,000 an event. If you had Donald Trump’s DNA, what would you do with it? The idea isn’t as outlandish as it may seem: An anonymous organization called the Earnest Project is...

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  • February 18, 2020

Received this e-mail today from Council for a Livable World in support of Marie Newman’s (D. IL-03) campaign: One of the country’s first important congressional primaries of 2020 will take place in Illinois on March 17. Council for a Livable World has endorsed Marie Newman, who founded a national non-profit called “Team...

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  • February 12, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Council for a Livable World: Recently, I wrote to you to say that we have an opportunity to retire Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell by helping to elect Amy McGrath in Kentucky. Now, I want to double down on that message. This Senate has...

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  • February 1, 2020
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