Tag Archives: In Depth

US Presidential Election: 2020 Is Not 2016

Joe Biden will be vilified more and more by the Trump campaign as the election approaches. But this vilification is likely to be confined to inside the right-wing echo chamber.

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Donald Trump: The Face of the US’s Decline, in Five Epic Failures

COVID 19 has torn the mask off all of the rot that had been festering just below the surface of US politics and society. More and more, the US resembles a developing nation.

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Dateline US: Economic Power for the 99%

Economic shame haunts hard-working Americans. They ask themselves why they can’t do as well as their parents.

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Biden and the American Left

Joe Biden may not lead in moving toward a future that is more social and more democratic, but he cannot stop the Left’s momentum towards it.

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Is the Trump Campaign Planning a Ukrainian “October Surprise”?

There is a lot of speculation as to what an emboldened and desperate Trump campaign has in mind to help tilt the polls in the President’s favor.

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COVID 19: Assessing the Global Corruption Fallout

Corruption is bad today, but bound to get worse. Governments’ response to the COVID 19 pandemic amplifies the opportunities for abuse.

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Come November, a US Coup d’Etat?

Could Donald Trump call out the U.S. Army again, after losing the November election?

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A Christian’s Questions for Trump’s Evangelical Voters

Should we as Christians support an egocentric president who seeks to rally support by dividing Americans into enemy camps?

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How Financial Triumphalists Destabilize the US Economy

As long as the Wall Street triumphalists’ unreflected “why worry?” thinking remains the norm, the urgently needed pursuit of a U.S. economic reform agenda will go nowhere.

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March 23, 2020: The Day the US Economy Did Not Crash

The day when Fed Chairman Jerome Powell rode in to rescue financial markets to prevent their complete freezing up could have entered our history books as another global mega-crash.

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