Category Archives: Current events

America is still hooked on the drug of white supremacy | Carol Anderson | Opinion | The Guardian

The United States is in a tailspin. White supremacists are on the march – and have left a trail of blood and destruction in their wake. A march in Charlottesville, Virginia, filled with torches, Nazi flags and chants of “White … Continue reading

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They might keep their jobs, but they won’t keep their reputations – Salon.com

It’s official: Republicans have become an all-or-nothing party committed to going down with Trump’s ship Growing up my father was a Union guy in a Central New York factory. My mother was a gymnastics coach and swim teacher. We didn’t … Continue reading

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Researching ethics and falling down the rabbit hole. Doing the Right Thing.  AND- 5 Reasons Glass-Steagall Matters 

Right now I have sequestered myself at a cabin so I could finish some writing. I had to work on a lecture on ETHICS. As often happens in my research I get pulled down the rabbit hole. I get too … Continue reading

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Why President Trump’s Border Wall Is An Example Of Bad Leadership

Is it smart to invest in a wall to solve a problem that doesn’t exist – and would not address potential problems? Source: Why President Trump’s Border Wall Is An Example Of Bad Leadership “Get the assumptions wrong and nothing … Continue reading

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The Trump story media dare not utter: They sacrificed democracy for ratings

Democracy can’t survive when media have a sole commitment to profit with little consideration for the public good Source: The Trump story media dare not utter: They sacrificed democracy for ratings – Salon.com I certainly believe that every company has … Continue reading

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No, Mitch McConnell, we’re not going to “get past” it — the president your voters elected is a dangerous idiot – Salon.com

No, Mitch McConnell, we’re not going to “get past” it — the president your voters elected is a dangerous idiot. Donald Trump presents an enormous danger to America and the world. Democrats aren’t the ones who need to “grow up” … Continue reading

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Teaching In The Post-Truth Era

Defending truth — and teaching students to seek it — will not be easy, but it’s a worthy fight. Critical literacy is essential, but not if it leads to a kind of moral relativism that tolerates all views and dismisses none in fits of … Continue reading

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