Tag Archives: 2016 Elections

Lamar W. Hankins :
Hypocrisy: Outrage over Russian meddling, but what about the U.S.’ global history?

Overthrowing elected governments is the most extreme form of interference in election results. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | July 15, 2017 Hypocrisy seems to be as much a part of American life as apple pie or … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
Hypocrisy: Outrage over Russian meddling, but what about the U.S.’ global history?

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Lamar W. Hankins :
How is Trump illegitimate?

Let me count the ways… By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | January 25, 2017 Since Rep. John Lewis challenged President Trump’s legitimacy, the mainstream media has stumbled over itself to declare Lewis wrong, saying that it is … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
How is Trump illegitimate?

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Harry Targ :
Foreign policy: The elephant in the room

An undercurrent in the 2016 election was growing opposition to an activist United States economic/political/military role in the world. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | January 11, 2017 An empire in decline United States global hegemony is coming … finish reading Harry Targ :
Foreign policy: The elephant in the room

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Ed Felien :
Rethinking our revolution: A proposal for a
rural strategy

Tuition-free education, universal healthcare, and legalized pot are pieces of the puzzle. By Ed Felien | The Rag Blog | January 9, 2017 MINNEAPOLIS — What happened? Clinton lost Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. She almost lost Minnesota. Why? When … finish reading Ed Felien :
Rethinking our revolution: A proposal for a
rural strategy

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Mike Davis :
Reflections on the election

Even the Cato Institute believes that the election was Clinton’s loss, not Trump’s win. By Mike Davis | The Rag Blog | November 17, 2016 We should resist the temptation to over-interpret Trump’s election as an American Eighteenth Brumaire or … finish reading Mike Davis :
Reflections on the election

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Mike Davis :
The undead

Is Trump an improvised, rough-at-the-edges avatar of the Nixon coalition? Ask Pat Buchanan. By Mike Davis | The Rag Blog | November 10, 2016 I finally think I’ve understood why we’re so obsessed with zombies. The discarded shroud, the rustling … finish reading Mike Davis :
The undead

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Jack A. Smith :
The election is over and life goes on

The clouds may be gray, but today we begin the struggle to fight against regression into the past. By Jack A. Smith | The Rag Blog | November 10, 2016 It is a gray overcast day in upstate New York. … finish reading Jack A. Smith :
The election is over and life goes on

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Marilyn Katz :
Trump won because Democrats have lost touch with the working class

We must go beyond the borders of our cities and beyond the easy coalitions we’ve relied on. By Marilyn Katz | The Rag Blog | November 10, 2016 Like all progressives, I take no joy in the rise to power … finish reading Marilyn Katz :
Trump won because Democrats have lost touch with the working class

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Rabbi Arthur Waskow :
The election: Heartbreak and beyond

Here’s what we need to do: First, mourn. Then organize. By Rabbi Arthur Waskow | The Rag Blog | November 9, 2016 First, heartbreak and mourning. For the America where we thought at least a majority was too menshlich, too compassionate, … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow :
The election: Heartbreak and beyond

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Joshua Brown :
POLITICAL CARTOON | The Colossus of Rogues

Cartoon by Joshua Brown | The Rag Blog | November 7, 2014 [Joshua Brown is the executive director of the Center for Media and Learning/American Social History Project, The Graduate Center, The City University of New York, and is a … finish reading Joshua Brown :
POLITICAL CARTOON | The Colossus of Rogues

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David P. Hamilton :
Why I’ll vote for Dr. Jill Stein

The contrast between Stein’s program and Clinton’s record of fealty to the capitalist class is stark. By David P. Hamilton | The Rag Blog | October 22, 2016 The opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and … finish reading David P. Hamilton :
Why I’ll vote for Dr. Jill Stein

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David McReynolds :
Donald Trump, the unexpected guest
with my curry

When I found my young friend, the attorney, was considering voting for Trump, it suggested to me that Trump might win. By David McReynolds | The Rag Blog | July 15, 2016 NEW YORK — A few weeks ago a … finish reading David McReynolds :
Donald Trump, the unexpected guest
with my curry

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