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Jack Random is the author of The Jazzman Chronicles and the founder of Crow Dog Press. His novels include Wasichu: The Killing Spirit, Number Nine: The Adventures of Jake Jones and Ruby Daulton, Ghost Dance Insurrection and A Patriot Dirge in the Jazzman Series, Hard Times: The Wrath of an Angry God and Pawns to Players - The Chess Trilogy: The Stairway Scandal, A Match for the White House and The Putin Gambit. His commentaries have been published at Dissident Voice and CounterPunch. His stories have been published at Lynx Eye Literary Journal, AIM Magazine, Mobius: The Journal of Social Change and Haight Ashbury Literary Journal. He is a retired speech pathologist living in central California.
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, November 26, 2019 The Fall of Bolivian Democracy
While our eyes and ears were trained to the impeachment hearings concerning our president's attempt to solicit foreign interference in the upcoming presidential election, clandestine and nefarious forces were at work overturning an election in Latin America.
SHARE Thursday, November 14, 2019 Education Reform in the Age of Trump
In the wake of the election of Donald Trump, national education reform must be considered a means to establish a more educated and socially responsible electorate. The charter school movement as a means to teach magical thinking should be stopped.
(5 comments) SHARE Saturday, October 19, 2019 Road to the White House: Warren Takes the Heat
The field finally took dead aim at the leader of the pack: Senator Elizabeth Warren. Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Senator Amy Klobuchar led the charge in the effort to replace former VP Joe Biden as the leader of the moderates. Warren fended off the attacks well enough but she will have to answer the recurring question regarding funding for Medicare for All better and more succinctly.
(21 comments) SHARE Sunday, October 6, 2019 F*ck Zuck: Zuckerberg vs. Warren
Mark Zuckerberg, Founder and CEO of Facebook, recently declared all-out war on Elizabeth Warren before a meeting of his employees. Who do we trust? The man who laundered Russian propaganda and helped target the decisive voters in the 2016 election or the woman who created the Consumer Protection Agency?
(10 comments) SHARE Monday, September 16, 2019 Road to the White House: The Winnowing
By the third debate the field had been narrowed to ten candidates. In reality only five candidates have any hope of winning the right to oppose Donald Trump. While the Democratic establishment has begun to target Warren, she remains strong as the "younger" alternative to Bernie. Series: Defeating Trump: Election 2020 (4 Articles, 5088 views)
(4 comments) SHARE Thursday, June 6, 2019 A Long & Winding Road to the White House
A brief analysis of all twenty-three Democratic candidates for the party nomination for president. From pretenders to underdogs to contenders, it is not too soon to begin the process of elimination. Choose the candidates you want to see on the debate stage and get behind them.
(8 comments) SHARE Thursday, May 30, 2019 The Great Disappearance: People I Wish Would Go Away & Why
As an observer of the news I have become aware of a growing number of political figures I wish would go away. They have nothing more to offer on the public forum: GW Bush, Hillary Clinton, Mike Pence, William Barr, Robert Mueller, Mike Pompeo, John Bolton, Jared Kushner and the Trump family.