Category: US

William Astore: Having It Easy in the Beginning, Tough in the End

How My Dad Predicted the Decline of America

George Capaccio: The Virus of Sanctions: Flattening the Curve

If ever there were an opportunity for people to recognize each other’s humanity and cast aside their mutual fears and antagonisms, now is that opportunity when everyone is facing the same life-threatening disease

avatar
Ted Glick: Demonstrating During Pandemic Times

“Car demonstrations” had people arriving in cars to an open parking lot area, standing outside at appropriate 6 feet or more apart distances, with organizers giving directions and instructions and coordinates to join a Whats App channel for communication purposes

Robert Mackey: In Exchange for Aid, Trump Wants Praise From Governors for Campaign Ads

“What would you think if, when your governor asked the federal government for the disaster assistance that Congress has provided, the President responded, ‘I would like you to do us a favor.’ I’ll… send the disaster relief once you brand my opponent a criminal.”

Omar Ocampo: Should Zoom Be a Public Utility?

Online platforms like Zoom and Skype have become basic, public necessities as our lives are upended by the coronavirus. Should they be nationalized?

Sam Husseini: #GeneralStrike?

“It’s dawning on more people how critical their labor is and how little these corporations care about them. The veneer of we’re-going-to-take-care-of-you has dropped away”

avatar
Marjorie Cohn: DOJ Seeks to Exploit Coronavirus Emergency to Detain People Indefinitely

Throughout U.S. history, presidents have exploited national emergencies to exceed their constitutional powers

Nicolas J.S. Davies: Why is the U.S. so exceptionally vulnerable to Covid-19?

Will we finally wake up from our American dream, open our eyes and start learning from our neighbors in other countries, including ones that have different political, economic and healthcare systems than ours?

avatar
Kathy Kelly: Vigil for Peace in Yemen, a New Norm

Particularly now, with intense focus on U.S. health care, it’s timely to recognize that in the past five years U.S. supported Gulf Coalition airstrikes bombed Yemen’s health care facilities 83 times

avatar
Jack Rasmus: A Reflection on Trump the War President

Trump is a ‘true believer’ that the market solves everything and immediately. Just wave the magic market wand and it will appear

1 2 3 1,324
Skip to toolbar