||Cosmic Comedy with Swami Beyondananda: Steps to Peace
(Rob Kall) I don't usually promote events, but Steve Bhaerman, AKA Swami Beyondananda is an old friend and I love his comedy. He'll be performing this Sunday, in Princeton. I'll be there.
In these serious times where there's definitely something funny going on laughter keeps us sane. This heart-opening, mind-expanding show featuring the cosmic comedy of Swami Beyondananda comes to Princeton4
||Time to appreciate OpEdNews Members NOW.
(Mohammad Ala) The time to honor valuable members is now. Other than financial support, we should honor the valuable members for their time, great ideas and knowledge.13
||Health care single payer system
(Kamala Budhathoki Sarup) My advice on "health care reform" to all politicians (republicans and democrats)4
||The Wisdom of Green Frog Skins
(Kevin Tully) How are the fires in the Brazilian Amazon, AOC, the demise of the electric trolley system in Los Angeles, Trump and green frog skins related?
||Guns and Razors
(Meredith Ramsay) This poem is based on one of my earliest memories and is thus literally true. Only the quotes are inexact because my vocabulary was quite limited at the time these events occurred.
||The Passing of General Ershad
(Iftekhar Sayeed) General H M Ershad, former president of Bangladesh, has passed away. He will be fondly remembered for a rational, non-ideological and happy administration.
||All About The Political Capital and Favor of the President
(Lance Ciepiela) Obviously, the House Speaker Nancy Pelosi prefers investigating rather than impeaching President Donald Trump - on her say so "alone" impeachment hearings would begin in the House.10
(Robert Cogan) A brief introduction to Antifa to counter the bad image of it given by Fox.
||Why a Long Wall rather than a Short Ditch (or Dry Canal?)
(Robert Cogan) I raise a question I've never seen mentioned about alternatives to Trump's Mexico Wall. I watch a lot of news and read a lot, but have never seen this group of alternative(s) mentioned. Perhaps someone can explain that.1
||Happy Birthday Me: Twelve Years Without a Day Off, Without a Vacation
(Rob Kall) It's twelve years since my last no work vacation. Twelve years since I went a single day without working-- to keep OpEdNews going.20
||Election 2020: How One Measly Dollar Could Make a Difference
(Thomas Knapp) I've only donated to one 2020 presidential campaign -- Mike Gravel's. Here's why.1
||Doug Ford isn't missing the point
(Raechel Gwyn) In shuffling his cabinet, Doug Ford is pretending to acknowledge the polls.2
||Another OEN Financial Crisis... and a hopeful vision for our future
(Rob Kall) The reality is that ad revenues have crashed. They used to pay a lot of our bills. We don't have them anymore. So we need to see funds coming in from readers.4
||Have you felt blacklisted or blackballed on Social Media recently? Is this abuse on the rise?are things getting better?e
(Kevin Anthony Stoda) Russian trolls first began arguing with me on several of my blogs, including this one and my OpEdNews site. This was around 2014 when observant investigative reporters first noted them playing with progressives and conservatives trolling and picking fights with readers and authors.
||Alternet won'y open
(Jerry Lobdill) Notice of blocking of Alternet.org
||MMT - Yes, No, Maybe So...NO...
(Shad Williams) MMT perpetuates the capitalists game. We cannot behave as them, besides who is going to continue buy US treasuries even if we decide to print for MMT instead of the murdering lying thieving bastards already printing the money? We need something real not sleight of hand.2
||The Bottom-up Revolution: talk about book
(Rob Kall) My book, The Bottom-up Revolution, is being officially released on May 22.
This Sunday, May 5, I'll be giving a talk at Pebble Hill Interfaith Church, in Doylestown, PA, talking about The Bottom-up Revolution.
Please come. it is open, and free.
||THE DCCC again fails to focus on the most wasteful part of America's budget--over-expanded military
(Kevin Anthony Stoda) In a coincidence, the day after I received a monthly DCCC-which again disappointed me, I ran into my Democratic congresswoman and raised my concerns. Over-spending on defense and military over expansion costing our infrastructural development trillions annually.1
||OpEdNews is facing a serious crisis TODAY
(Rob Kall) This is very, very serious14
||The Mueller Report: A Political Fantasy
(Harold Novikoff) The continual stream of outrageous actions since his presidency contradicts the supposed innocence in the Mueller affair. Rather, it raises new suspicions of a more far-reaching plot.2
||What can happen to "objective" journalists and publishers
(Shad Williams) It is as though the alternative "press" is intimidated by the arrest of Julian Assange and seem unable to avoid characterizing the negative unsupported aspects of wronged individuals such as Madura and Assange. The affliction seems contagious. Why half-ass defend one's self against a brutish murderous tyrant bully with both hands tied behind one's back?13
||The Human Factor in Voting
(Paul Cohen) This is a correction to an error in an earlier article. The error is not so significant, but it points up the importance of the fact that elections involve humans and that human reactions are important to the success or failure of a voting system.3
||Improving higher income, capitalism or socialism?
(Kamala Budhathoki Sarup) I am focusing on this article about the importance of the specific requirements for higher incomes.
(Steven Mitchell) a poem
||Not "Really" Hannibal Lecter
(Raechel Gwyn) Robert Maudsley has been referred to as (a) real-life "Hannibal Lecter", but he has not consumed anyone and there are other Hannibal Lecters that fit the "role" better.1
||Argument for Impeachment Now
(Robert Cogan) An argument for impeachment NOW, before an army of Trump trolls, Putin Trolls, armed Randos like the Pizzagate guy, the unarmed bomb sender, Syroc, Nazi's, etc., set up to intimidate us at the polls for 2020.5
||Cohen Hearing: A Search for Truth?
(Dave Janes) This is about the free press and about our representation .
||World War III Alike Conflicts
(Muhammad Irfan) Here are some perspectives that the scholars have maintained regarding the cold War as the World War III.
||Design Science Symposium: OPEN CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Deadline: March 31
(CJ Fearnley) The Design Science symposia explore the field of Design Science and provide an interactive meeting of makers, thinkers, practitioners and educators. We strive to keep the work of R. Buckminster Fuller current, relevant, and applied. Fuller's design approach as "comprehensive anticipatory design science" combines an emphasis on individual initiative and integrity with whole systems thinking, scientific rigor and faithful relian...