Category Archives: World Affairs

  1. Are we witnessing Republican desperation?

    January 5, 2020 by epoetus

    by Bert       It appears that US hegemony is waning. This hegemony applies to many situations: world politics …
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  2. That moment when you realize your gut was right. Always trust your gut.

    July 13, 2016 by celinagut

    Didn’t you have that gnawing feeling in the pit of your gut when Bush was claiming Iraq had WMD’s and …
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  3. Who Voted for Brexit?

    July 13, 2016 by David Dehlendorf

    Are there parallels between supporters of Brexit and Donald Trump? You betcha, according to Fareed Zakaria. Who Voted for Brexit? …
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  4. “My, my, my”, said the spider to the fly…

    July 9, 2016 by celinagut

    Can the legal spider web protecting corporations be undone before their sticky and venomous politics suck our countries dry? NAFTA, …
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  5. Bernie Sanders: Democrats Need to Wake Up

    June 30, 2016 by islandersvoice1

    Brexit has left most thinking people aghast, the market in the pits and hate crimes soaring in Great Britain. As …
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  6. Women As Key Agents of Change

    June 29, 2016 by islandersvoice1

    Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and 39th U.S. President Jimmy Carter Jimmy Carter: We are at a turning point—women are key agents of the …
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  7. What does fear of “The Other” do?

    May 21, 2016 by ebanderson123

    In politics, fear is a tremendously useful tool to gain public approval and power. This article illustrates a strong undercurrent of …
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  8. Clueless Donald Trump and the Reality of His Wall

    May 21, 2016 by demtillidie

    Donald Trump is a talented public speaker, grandiose, and gregarious. Many people describe him as a person that ‘says what’s …
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  9. How We Must Face the Rise of the Radical Right

    May 18, 2016 by David Dehlendorf

    Quoting from the article below: The roots of the rise of the authoritarian right in democratic societies are complex. But …
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  10. A Game of Bluff – Trump Foreign Policy

    April 29, 2016 by ebanderson123

    On Wednesday Donald Trump tried to establish a clear stand on American foreign policy issues.  Although he applies his own …
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