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What the Election Should Have Been About

Economists, and, and I stress, most people, even me, have not quite admitted to themselves, nor fully gamed out, that the global economy, in broad strokes, is unsustainable. More to the point, it is killing us. Capitalism is an inherently growth-oriented economic system, but infinite “growth” was bound to end up a problem on a finite planet. More

‘Dark Winter’

Trump’s indisputably reckless do-nothing approach to the virus from the beginning and his refusal to marshal the mighty U.S. industrial strength to provide the tools necessary to fight the coronavirus is absolutely inexcusable. It’s astonishing. Thousands died needlessly because of his ignorance, his incompetence, his lack of empathy, his inability to govern. More

Trump’s Nuclear Weapons are Standing Up And Standing By

The President of the United States has the power to fire off thousands of nuclear weapons and destroy the world.  As succinctly explained by William Perry and Tom Collina in the New York Times, “Mr. Trump has the absolute authority to start a nuclear war. Within minutes, the president could unleash the equivalent of more than 10,000 Hiroshima bombs. He does not need a second opinion. The defense secretary has no say. Congress has no role.”  More