Donald claims to be able to overrule the 14th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America. We must vote as if American democracy itself is on the line. Because […]
Choose your own America – ideals, or blood and soil?
What version of America will you choose this November: a tolerant, democratic America that is governed by laws and strives to live up to its ideals, or a bigoted, authoritarian America where the laws don’t apply to everyone and fascist nationalism becomes the new ideal?
The media should confront politicians about their lies directly, by calling them liars
The United States is in an existential fight for its democratic soul and its American values. Media VIPs should treat lying politicians accordingly.
American vs. unAmerican values, according to the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America
Values that run contrary to the Constitution of the United States of America are, by definition, unAmerican values. Let’s consider the rights defined by the First Amendment.
American vs. unAmerican values, as compared to the Declaration of Independence
Values that are in opposition to the Declaration of Independence are, by definition, unAmerican.
In Bernie’s America, the people rule
I’m against tyranny. This is a popular political position. Americans pride ourselves on defending liberty from the machinations of malevolent power all over the world. It is our heritage, beginning with the […]
Teddy Roosevelt vs Ammon Bundy: why white thugs should be treated with respect by police
The “Arson Rebellion”: justice and due process matters whether you’re rural and white or urban and black Let me tell you a story about Teddy Roosevelt. As a young man, he lived in […]
Power is concentrated among a minority of citizens – and it may not change
Come on America. The Mets can do it and so can we. A new study on political ideologies in America confirms what we easily can learn by viewing cable television on any […]
Egypt, Brazil, Turkey and the revolutionary implications of a Social State
In August 2006, 18 months before I would choose to leave South Africa, I was invited to speak at a gathering of technology pundits. It was still the height of the last […]
Nuclear weapons and voter ignorance are a lethal mix
Nuclear weapons are not only a threat to our survival, but to democracy itself. Most of us keep our distance from the subject of nuclear weapons. Nor is it hard to understand […]