Category: BOUGHT POLITICIANS & PHONIES

Health care and the fight for socialism

What is involved here is a social counterrevolution. It has been underway for more than four decades, under Democratic as well as Republican administrations. It was accelerated under the Obama administration following the Wall Street crash of 2008. With theREAD ON

Trump, Qatar and the Danger of Total Confusion

Some people speculate that Trump in his sly wisdom is sending out contrasting messages to obtain his mysterious ends to make America great again. This gives the man too much credit. His problem is that he blabbers whatever—he thinks forREAD ON

The Democrats’ fraudulent opposition to Trumpcare

The establishment of a system of universal, free health care for all requires placing the entire health care system—the private insurers, pharmaceuticals, giant health care chains—under public ownership, managed democratically to serve human needs, not profit. Such a fight requiresREAD ON

The Single Party French State … as the Majority of Voters Abstain

Since Macron successfully lured two Republican politicians into prominent positions in his government – Edouard Philippe as Prime Minister and Bruno LeMaire as Economics Minister – it is hard even for the Republicans’ current leader, François Baroin, to explain justREAD ON

The US escalation in Syria and the threat of world war

The supposed rationality of capitalist ruling classes has again and again proven no deterrent to the outbreak of catastrophic wars. As former defense secretary Robert McNamara recalled in the documentary “Fog of War,” during the Cuban missile crisis, “Rational individuals”—Kennedy,READ ON

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Two-Fisted Democracy Power Revisited

America remains on course for oblivion and taking the rest of the world with her sometime later this century unless her corpocracy is ended and her course drastically changed to prevent one or more of these events from dooming ourREAD ON

Cuba Responds to Trump’s Affront

Trump’s Presidential Policy Directive is scheduled to take effect in 90 days. Maybe he’ll take further steps to prevent improved relations with Cuba. In a few short months in office, he broke every responsible policy pledged. Instead of draining the swamp, heREAD ON