Tag Archives: David McReynolds

David McReynolds :
Afghanistan: Trump was right the first time

During the campaign he pledged to get out. Now the killing will continue. By David McReynolds | The Rag Blog | August 21, 2017 I’ve just finished listening to Trump’s speech on Afghanistan. While generally I have been hostile to … finish reading David McReynolds :
Afghanistan: Trump was right the first time

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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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David McReynolds :
The Republican debate and the raw ego of
Donald Trump

The most glaring problem was how little this group understands the world in which we now live. By David McReynolds | The Rag Blog | August 10, 2015 NEW YORK — My assumption is that most of you watched the … finish reading David McReynolds :
The Republican debate and the raw ego of
Donald Trump

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David McReynolds :
In opposition to Israeli actions, and to anti-Semitism

It is a grave error to attack Jews anywhere based on the actions of the Israeli government. By David McReynolds | The Rag Blog | July 20, 2014 In recent days there has been a flurry of anti-Semitic outbursts in … finish reading David McReynolds :
In opposition to Israeli actions, and to anti-Semitism

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David McReynolds :
On becoming a living fossil

David may have been ahead of his time, but he was late to pick up Muriel Lester. By David McReynolds | The Rag Blog | May 7, 2014 NEW YORK — This past Friday I went up to a Unitarian … finish reading David McReynolds :
On becoming a living fossil

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David McReynolds : We Are All Wounded Veterans

March to alternative Armistice ceremony in Regents Park in London, November 11, 1938. Until the guns fall silent: We are all wounded veterans In the bad wars — which are the only wars we have fought for some time now … finish reading David McReynolds : We Are All Wounded Veterans

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David McReynolds : Reflections on the ’63 March on Washington

A. Philip Randolph and Bayard Rustin on the cover of Life Magazine, September 6, 1963. A socialist remembers:Reflections on the March on Washington The climate in Washington, D.C. that day was timorous. White Washingtonians feared some riotous upheaval. By David … finish reading David McReynolds : Reflections on the ’63 March on Washington

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FILM / David McReynolds : ‘How to Survive a Plague’ Is the Remarkable Story of ACT UP’s Battle Against AIDS

How to Survive a Plague:The remarkable story of ACT UP Panic spread slowly. Rock Hudson’s death gave the disease a public face, but took us no closer to the cause. By David McReynolds | The Rag Blog | April 10, … finish reading FILM / David McReynolds : ‘How to Survive a Plague’ Is the Remarkable Story of ACT UP’s Battle Against AIDS

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David McReynolds : After the Truce in Gaza

Political cartoon by Paul Jamiol / Jamiol’s World / Informed Comment.EdgeLeft:After the truce in Gaza This was not only a victory for Hamas, but also for Israel, which achieved at one stroke a deep division between the two sides of … finish reading David McReynolds : After the Truce in Gaza

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David McReynolds : In Defense of Independent Politics / 1

Dynamic duo: Does the answer lie elsewhere? Image from Gulf Business.EdgeLeft:In defense of independent politics / 1 What is certain is that neither candidate is willing to make a real break with the military/industrial complex which dominates this country. By … finish reading David McReynolds : In Defense of Independent Politics / 1

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FILM / David McReynolds : Clint Eastwood’s ‘J. Edgar’

Clint Eastwood’s J. Edgar It is precisely because Eastwood has made the sexual angle central to the film, without playing games with it, that the film is so powerful. By David McReynolds / The Rag Blog / November 17, 2011 … finish reading FILM / David McReynolds : Clint Eastwood’s ‘J. Edgar’

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David McReynolds : The View From Over the Hill

The hill (and beyond). Image from Financial Samurai.Do not be dismayed:The view from over the hill Even in defeat we are victorious, for we have given our lives a meaning others should envy. In struggling for something greater than ourselves, … finish reading David McReynolds : The View From Over the Hill

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