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James A. Haught: Babbling in 'Tongues' Incredibly, one-fourth of all the world's Christians now "speak in tongues" - a practice associated with 'holy rollers." President Trump's new Supreme Court nominee reportedly is among them.
Introducing Actual Vote How sure are you that the vote totals in your area are being reported correctly? Actual Vote is a free app from Democracy Counts that empowers users to ..., From YouTubeVideos
Steve Schneider: Army of Citizen Auditors Keeping Eyes on Nov. 3 Election President Trump wants police officers to keep an eye on polling stations on Election Day. Two nonprofit organizations have a different idea -- let citizen auditors use digital technology to protect our democracy.
Abdus-Sattar Ghazali: Armenia, Azerbaijan clash over Nagorno-Karabakh for a second day Armenia and Azerbaijan fought over Nagorno-Karabakh for a second day Monday, with both sides blaming each other for resuming the attacks that reportedly killed and wounded dozens, according to the media reports.
Glen Ford: The People Will Establish a Green New Deal With corporate Democrats no more receptive than Republicans to Green New Deal legislation, it will be up to "the movement" to combat the climate crisis, said Yolian Ogbu, and activist with This Is Zero Hour.
President Trump Returns to the White House, From FlickrPhotos
CJ Hopkins: The War on Populism: The Final Act So, it appears the War on Populism is building toward an exciting climax. All the proper pieces are in place for a Class-A GloboCap color revolution, and maybe even civil war.
President Trump Meets with Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau, From FlickrPhotos
Yves Engler: Questioning Canada's "One China" policy is not progressive In a recent commentary Georgia Straight editor Charlie Smith suggested Green Party candidates' path to victory was to question Canada's "One China" policy. According to Smith, the candidates "missed an opportunity to win over the large number of Canadians who trace their roots back to Hong Kong and Taiwan.
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Paul Jay A Massive People's Movement Can Prevent Trump Stealing the Election Prof. Allan Jay Lichtman has correctly predicted the outcome of every election since 1984. His model says Biden will win the vote in 2020, but he thinks Trump is planning to work with Republican governors and secretaries of state to rig the final result. Only a people's movement on a massive scale can prevent a Trump coup says Paul Jay. Prof. Lichtman is the guest on podcast.
Here is some practical advice for casting informed votes to improve the livelihoods of all Americans, From InText
Ralph Nader: To Democratic Voters - Up Your Demands To Trump Voters - See How He Didn't Deliver for You Before you cast your ballot let's toast your informed self-respect as clear-minded voters who can see an immoral, law-breaking, greedy Trump regime full of plutocrats who couldn't care less about America and the people they've exploited. 1 1 Comment Count
Absentee Ballot, From YouTubeVideos
Steven Rosenfeld: Big Swing State Hurdle: Returning Your Absentee Ballot The Democratic Party and voting rights groups have been winning legal victories to make it easier to vote in the presidential election. But no ruling addresses an issue that some experienced election officials foresee as likely to delay voting at Election Day polling places on November 3.
Amy Coney Barrett speaks after Trump announces her nomination for Supreme Court, From YouTubeVideos
Marjorie Cohn: From a Justice for Gender Equality to a "Justice" for Gender Oppression Donald Trump rushed to nominate Barrett and enlisted his consigliere, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky), to ram her nomination through the Senate so she can support Trump's legal challenges to any election results that favor Joe Biden. 1 1 Comment Count
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Robert Reich: The Coming Civil War Over Trump's Ego Trump came to office with no agenda except to feed his monstrous ego. He has never fueled his base. His base has fueled him. Its adoration sustains him.
Rainer Shea: Gaza portends to what the ruling class will do to prevent the poor from rising up Assessing the future of state violence in the U.S.
Vladimir Putin Donald Trump in Helsinki, From WikimediaPhotos
Brain Marchand: Putin's vaccine is an instrument to control the public Russia's aggressive pressure towards the development of a vaccine has more to do with political prestige, rather than actual care for the health of Russians and other people around the world. Moscow's main goal is to be the first to develop such a vaccine, regardless of the costs or consequences. 6 6 Comment Count
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Marcello Rollando: Beyond Belief: Simple Truths for Both the Non-Simple and Simple Alike The freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. 1 1 Comment Count
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Hotboxin' With Mike Tyson, From InText
Children's Health Defense: Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Hotboxin' With Mike Tyson Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. recently sat down with boxing legend Mike Tyson and former NFL offensive tackle Eben Britton. The discussion focuses primarily on Kennedy family history with RFK, Jr. sharing many personal family memories as well as his opinions on the people and entities behind the assassinations of his uncle, President John F. Kennedy, and his father, Senator Robert F. Kennedy. 5 5 Comment Count
David Swanson: Without a Super Spreader Event 102 Years Ago Today, WWII Might Not Have Happened It's not inconceivable that WWII could have been avoided had a parade in Philadelphia been avoided.
Abdus-Sattar Ghazali: Fighting flares between Armenia and Azerbaijan over disputed Nagorno-Karabakh The worst clashes since 2016 have raised the specter of a new war between Azerbaijan and Armenia, which have been locked for decades in a territorial dispute over the Armenia-backed breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh. A major confrontation between Muslim Azerbaijan and Christian Armenia threatened to embroil regional players Russia and Turkey, according to Al Jazeera.
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Chris Floyd: The Surrendered Land: US Institutions Won't Fight for Democracy There are no institutional forces in American life that will stand up to a post-election power grab by Trump. They've already demonstrated this by failing to stand up to his egregious and brazen pre-election power-grabs, and his howlingly obvious, easily impeachable/prosecutable corruption.
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Jill Richardson: When Men Legally Controlled Women We have made progress allowing marriage to bring emotional and sexual satisfaction to both partners and allowing them to leave when it doesn't. Also, the increased equality for people of all races, genders, and sexual orientations we have gained in the century since women got the vote.
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Margaret Flowers: Let's Talk About Racism and Health The current uprising across the nation is a take-off moment for systemic racism in the United States. A take-off moment occurs when awareness about a crisis reaches a level of public consciousness
Fidel Castro, Havana, 1978, From FlickrPhotos
RAMONA WADI: Fidel Castro's 1960 Speech to the UN Did More for Anti-Colonial Struggle Than the UN's Hyperbole In contrast to the U.S., the Cuban Revolution expressed a staunch position against war and exploitation. Had the UN not been monopolised by the greater political powers, Fidel's speech could have been a turning point in international history.
Blogger and author John Pavlovitz, From MyPhotos
Meryl Ann Butler: Cruelty, Human Decency and Politics I was raised in Christianity, but seeing what it has been turned into has turned me away. Far, far, away. And I thought it was forever. But John Pavlovitz is a Christian in the unblemished sense, and offers deep treasures to those willing to self-inquire with honesty. 9 9 Comment Count
Amy Coney Barrett., From WikimediaPhotos
Werner Lange: Justice Under Siege: Enter The Supreme Disaster Even a cursory review of Barrett's prevailing ideology and reactionary rulings exposes her as utterly unfit for his high office 15 15 Comment Count
Earl Ofari Hutchinson: Trump and Biden's Debates will be Good Theater but Not Much More Trump and Biden's presidential debates will be good theater but not much more. I say that not because Trump and Biden have nothing to say, or that the issues aren't colossal, and how they'd deal with them aren't widely different. 3 3 Comment Count
Kevin Anthony Stoda: Trolls and the 3 Possibilities concerning Russia's Covid Vaccine One obvious alternative explanative for Russian confidence in their own vaccine is that the Russian government and its research facilities, may have developed the current Covid-19 virus themselves. The virus may have spread from Russia to Europe after a new strain emerged or was created in Russia or elsewhere. But what will Trolls do with such a conspiracy story? 3 3 Comment Count
Arshad M Khan: From Intellectual Powerhouse to Playing Second Fiddle Describes the sad decline of a major European power.
book cover Wikileaks, the Global Fourth Estate, From InText
John Hawkins: Julian Assange US Extradition: Show Trial of Journalism at the Old Bailey Here is an interview with Nozomi Hayase, a journalist and psychologist. A couple of years ago she wrote a book, Wikileaks,the Global Fourth Estate: History Is Happening. This is a checking in interview I conducted by Zoom on September 24, 2020. 1 1 Comment Count
Rainer Shea: Accept that capitalism can't save us from the climate crisis, and work to tear down the system Assessing the things we'll need to do to address the climate crisis.
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Sue Wilson: Why Does the FCC Allow Sinclair Broadcasting to Violate Station Ownership Rules in Baltimore? Sinclair Broadcasting, known for forcing its news anchors to read Right Wing propaganda on the air pretending to be real "news" is playing an elaborate shell game to hide how many TV stations across the country it REALLY owns. In a recent legal Petition to Deny Sinclair's licenses in Baltimore, Republican attorney Art Belendiuk reveals the lies - & Sinclair could/ should lose ALL it broadcast licenses nationwide because of it. 1 1 Comment Count
James A. Haught: Cheating Women in Science Lucrative Nobel Prizes have been granted to many male scientists - but sometimes it was female researchers who deserved credit. This pattern was tragically unfair. 1 1 Comment Count

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