NORMALIZING FASCISTS

https://theconversation.com/normalizing-fascists-69613?xid=PS_smithsonian December 11, 2016 10.41pm EST by John Broich Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University How to report on a fascist? How to cover the rise of a political leader who’s left a paper trail of anti-constitutionalism, racism and the encouragement of violence? Does the press take the position that its subject acts outside the … Continue reading NORMALIZING FASCISTS

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The Case Against Dark Matter

Quanta Magazine's mission is to enhance public understanding of research developments in mathematics and the physical and life sciences. By Natalie Wolchover November 29, 2016 For 80 years, scientists have puzzled over the way galaxies and other cosmic structures appear to gravitate toward something they cannot see. This hypothetical “dark matter” seems to outweigh all visible … Continue reading The Case Against Dark Matter

ANTARTIC ICE SHEET MELTING FROM BELOW

Largest ice sheet melting from below By Chris Mooney The Washington Post Scientists at institutions in the United States and Australia on Friday published a set of unprecedented ocean observations near the largest glacier of the largest ice sheet in the world: Totten glacier, East Antarctica. And the result was a troubling confirmation of what … Continue reading ANTARTIC ICE SHEET MELTING FROM BELOW

14 DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS OF FASCISM

    By Dr. Lawrence Britt Dr. Lawrence Britt has examined the fascist regimes of Hitler (Germany), Mussolini (Italy), Franco (Spain), Suharto (Indonesia) and several Latin American regimes. Britt found 14 defining characteristics common to each: 1. Powerful and Continuing Nationalism - Fascist regimes tend to make constant use of patriotic mottos, slogans, symbols, songs, … Continue reading 14 DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS OF FASCISM

Most people don’t vote on the basis of policies.

Donald Trump. (Gene J. Puskar/Associated Press) By Fareed Zakaria Opinion writer December 1 As Democrats contemplate their losses in November’s election, most have settled on a solution. They believe that the party needs more economically populist policies. But this misses an essential reality: Most people don’t vote on the basis of policies. There is excellent research by political … Continue reading Most people don’t vote on the basis of policies.

The Second Amendment Was Ratified to Preserve Slavery

Tuesday, 15 January 2013 00:00  By Thom Hartmann, Truthout | News Analysis (Photo: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery) The real reason the Second Amendment was ratified, and why it says "State" instead of "Country" (the framers knew the difference -- see the 10th Amendment), was to preserve the slave patrol militias in the southern states, which was … Continue reading The Second Amendment Was Ratified to Preserve Slavery

THE CONSERVATIVE HOLD ON AMERICA

https://www.facebook.com/downing4congress by  Gary Downing, Candidate for Congress from Washington OUR NATION WILL NOT WORK FOR WORKING PEOPLE UNLESS WE REMOVE THE CONSERVATIVE HOLD. We have learned that people are starving and having hard times. Most people say it’s because of the rich and they are correct. It has been the wealthy of this nation that … Continue reading THE CONSERVATIVE HOLD ON AMERICA