The Unwinding of America · US Politics

If the Democrats want to win, they must become a true party of the people

Right now the Democratic party is concentrating on stopping DonaldTrump.  The main effort is to keep Trump from destroying health care, from destroying everything that once made America great and even from destroying American Democracy.  And, at this point, this is at it should be. However, the Democrats need to think about the next election,…… Continue reading If the Democrats want to win, they must become a true party of the people

The Unwinding of America · Trump · US Politics

America’s Broken Democracy

This is a review of the Project Syndicate article America’s Broken Democracy by Jeffrey D Sachs. Jeffrey D. Sachs, Professor of Sustainable Development and Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University, is Director of Columbia’s Center for Sustainable Development and of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network. His books include The End of…… Continue reading America’s Broken Democracy

The Unwinding of America · Trump · US Politics

Trump is far more dangerous that we thought.

This is a summery of an article by David Roberts on Vox.  Here is a link to the entire article.  The full title of the article is: We overanalyze Trump.  He is what he appears to be.  There is no correct Theory of Trump. The gist of this article is that Trump does not have a…… Continue reading Trump is far more dangerous that we thought.

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Donald Trump and the Rise of Tribal Epistemology

This is a summary of an article on Vox called Donald Trump and the Rise of Tribal Epistemology by David Roberts.  It’s pretty much the best thing I’ve read about the new American populism anywhere.  You can read the entire article here.   The original article is very long.  I hate to say it but it is seven million…… Continue reading Donald Trump and the Rise of Tribal Epistemology