Tag: Democratic National Convention

A Tale of Two Democratic Women

A Tale of Two Democratic Women

Michelle Obama’s husband, Barack, was president of the United States for eight years. In the eyes of many Americans and certainly the media, Michelle has aspired to and achieved a status of moralist-in-chief of the nation. Having focused on issues such as healthy eating habits to combat obesity...

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Democrats in Philly Fail to Confront Corporate Power

Democrats in Philly Fail to Confront Corporate Power

The Democratic Party must look inward at itself and America to fix broken institutions. Philadelphia was feisty from attitude in the street to battles in the convention arena. Yet while official events highlighted diversity and the 2016 platform planks long championed by Bernie Sanders, the...

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America Wallows in Its Own Myths

America Wallows in Its Own Myths

No one should be so delusional that they expect America’s embrace of its own “exceptionalism” to produce a better nation and a better world. As someone who has never quite bought into American exceptionalism, I am exceptionally concerned that there are adults in America who are so...

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