Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Harry Targ :
The neocons, the humanitarian interventionists, and the new Trump

His foreign policy combines the worst aspects of the two factions of the foreign policy establishment. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | April 19, 2017 Although most progressives preferred a Hillary Clinton victory in the 2016 election, strong … finish reading Harry Targ :
The neocons, the humanitarian interventionists, and the new Trump

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Lamar W. Hankins :
The ‘unvarnished truth’ of President Trump

Texas Congressman Lamar Smith to constituents: Ignore traditional sources and get your news from President Trump. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | February 26, 2017 “Better to get your news directly from the president. In fact, it … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
The ‘unvarnished truth’ of President Trump

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Ben Hirsch :
What is Tom Brady, and why does it matter?

The Brady-as-an-underdog tale has got to be one of the most dubious American sports myths. By Ben Hirsch | The Rag Blog | February 15, 2017 I was 11 years old and lived in Hull, Massachusetts, a suburb on the … finish reading Ben Hirsch :
What is Tom Brady, and why does it matter?

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James McEnteer :
VERSE | Mourning Again in America

                        Mourning Again in America “I could never throw roses to Hitler” * Or shake Henry Kissinger’s hand Or embrace a place whose bombs leave children Bleeding to death … finish reading James McEnteer :
VERSE | Mourning Again in America

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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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Ed Felien :
Putin’s puppet and the really big deal

All Trump has to do is help the Russians build their pipeline through Afghanistan. By Ed Felien | The Rag Blog | December 20, 2016 It’s the biggest deal he’s ever done. If he gets this done, he’s the richest, … finish reading Ed Felien :
Putin’s puppet and the really big deal

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Scott Squires :
METRO | Sustainability as solidarity

Imagining a new eco-political ideology for the American Left. By Scott Squires | The Rag Blog | December 7, 2016 AUSTIN — In the middle of a sweaty crowd blocking traffic on the Congress Street Bridge Wednesday night, November 9, … finish reading Scott Squires :
METRO | Sustainability as solidarity

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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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