Politics/Gov. Watch

Welcome to Politics Watch,

Government, state, polity - this Watch Site means to dissect aspects of each, particularly bearing upon what is justice and how to attain it.

As part of ZCom's upgrade, please send suggestions for additional web links to add to this page, in the right hand column, to sysop@zmag.org

Please also send any ideas you may have for other or additional content from our database you think ought to appear in content boxes on this page.

Also, if there is some writer associated with Z whose work you find particularly on point and plentiful and think should be highlighted - see the highlight section of the left menu, let us know about that too.

And, finally, if you have some favorite grapjhics you think would be nice on this page, send those, as well!

images-34

Latest Politics/Gov.

114

ZMag Politics/Gov.
  • Boardman: Trump’s Racially Obtuse Transcript Highlights, Annotated

    The alt-right is self-named. The alt-right also invented the term “alt-left” as a term with no specific meaning other than to label whoever the alt-right considers an enemy

  • avatar

    Swanson: Trump’s Articles of Impeachment: A Greatest Hits Collection

    Several years back, I led a team of authors drafting articles of impeachment against then-President George W. Bush for then-Congressperson Dennis Kucinich. We drafted over 60 and settled on the best 35. Had Congress moved forward, it would not have passed all 35 or convicted on them. But we felt it was important to establish the record and present the options

  • Brownfeld: Seizing Property from Those Not Charged With A Crime

    Civil asset forfeiture is tantamount to policing for profit, generating millions of dollars annually that the agencies get to keep

  • Monkerud: Dare Call It Treason

    Today’s GOP is devoting itself to overthrowing the U.S. government and wants corporations to have more control—long a dream of the party that became known as “the party of big business.”

  • avatar

    Rasmus: Is Trump Really President?

    Is it a presidency where he makes his late night calls to his moneybag friends, like the billionaire Mercers and others, to find out “How am I doing guys’’? while the rest of the representatives of the economic and political elite run the show? Is this a Trump presidency or a government by Generals-Goldman Sachs-Pence, with son in law Kushner functioning as intermediary between them

  • avatar

    Moyers: We Must Have A Special Prosecutor

    Trump takes us for chumps. The Republic is nothing to him but a crap game. And he loads the dice.

  • avatar

    Chomsky: Undermining Our Survival

    As I mentioned, the policies being formulated and enacted are drawn from the playbook of the most reactionary fringe of the Republican establishment. The abject service to private wealth and power is accompanied with an authoritarian and fundamentalist program to transform U.S. society

  • Monkerud: Just Say No

    The GOP had a memory loss when it came to the millions of emails erased by Dick Cheney, who claimed to hide rogue operations in the vice-president’s office, and to hide what may have been his illegal activities from the public.

  • Winship: A Fish Called Bannon

    Bannon seems to believe in everything and nothing; one moment an economic libertarian, the next a white nationalist, then a worldwide conspiracy guy, but ultimately, perhaps, just someone who enjoys the rush of having power

  • Boardman: Lies The White House Tells Us

    Fake news as a denunciation peddled by Republican and Trump apparatchiks is an old-fashioned, fascist-style Big Lie with a neat capitalist twist.

128

Video Politics/Gov.

images-112

Audio Politics/Gov.

66

Politics/Gov. Blogs

images-19

Politics/Gov. Books
Skip to toolbar