Category: CONTROVERSY

OpEds: Trumped

THE DUOPOLY WATCH | Steven Jonas, MD, MPH Special to The Greanville Post | Commentary No. 74B: “Trumped ” Dateline: January 21, 2017 “Trumped” is a word that has at least three distinct dictionary meanings.  One refers to card games in which a particular card or a particular suit outranks another, at all times during a given game, as in the game of Bridge. Continue reading

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Trump, Revolution in a Tea Cup

Cartoon By: Vincenzo Apicella. =By= Jimmie Moglia “Men judge by the complexion of the sky, the state and inclination of the day.” King Richard II he apparent enthusiasm for Trump’s success in the US presidential elections is an event historically recurrent and humanly understandable. The wonderful vignette by the Italian artist Vincenzo Apicella perfectly illustrates it. Even the famous horse,Continue reading

Bill Blum: Political correctness demands diversity in everything but thought

OpEds William Blum The Empire Report Series or 50 years I’ve been painstakingly cataloguing the brutal militarism and human-rights violations of US foreign policy, building up in the process a very loyal audience. To my great surprise, when I recently wrote about the brutal militarism and human-rights violations of the Islamic State, I received more criticism from my readers thanContinue reading

To stop the far right we must oppose the EU

=By= Ken Ovenden Kevin Ovenden argues for an internationalist approach to the European crisis in the second half of a two-part series on the European question Don’t blame the Easterners t is now fashionable in Brussels to talk of an “illiberal bloc”, comprising mainly Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Even some commentators on the left have given credenceContinue reading