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Code Red for American Democracy

For all the uproar among Democrats over restrictive voting laws passed by Republican legislatures in 17 states, Democrats have only recently awakened to the more dangerous threat to American democracy posed by Republican moves to take partisan control of counting votes and even overturn the popular vote in future elections. For months, Democrats in Congress […]

A Haunting Visual Honors Our Covid Dead

Washington – The ravaging of America by Covid-19 is so immense that most of us have trouble fathoming the depth of our national trauma. Corona has so engulfed our lives that we have become numb to our upward spiraling death toll. To make the enormity of our loss more tangible, more visible, more immediate, more […]

Inside the GOP Gerrymander for 2022

Washington – Republicans are rejoicing and Democrats are dismayed that population losses in the Rust Belt and gains in the Sun Belt, recorded by the 2020 census, will add Congressional seats in key Republican states and may tilt the 2022 elections. But don’t bet just yet on a GOP slam dunk. There’s more to this […]

Tax Games Corporations Play

Big U.S. corporations shift profits to foreign tax havens to cut their US taxes to zero. US loses about $100 billion annually from corporate tax games by Apple, Google, Coke, Nike, Caterpillar, others while.Billionaires enjoy a boom – $1 trillion in new wealth in 2020. Biden calls for corporate minimum tax to restore fairness, fight inequality..

Biden Bets on Innovation to Beat China

Washington –No matter what you think of Joe Biden, you’ve got to admit he’s gutsy, he’s bold, he goes for the big enchilada. Our new President is a risk-taker.  With paper-thin Democratic majorities in Congress, Biden is not only pushing another whopping $2 trillion economic package, but he is defying the cornerstone mantra of American […]

OK, Joe, What’s Next? Voting Rights or Jobs and Taxes?

Washington -Joe Biden’s stunning victory on his boldly ambitious $1.9 trillion corona relief package and its striking popularity with voters, including grassroots Republicans, now tempts many Congressional Democrats to think that they can go-it-alone and leave Republicans on the sidelines. But will it work? Senate filibuster rules are a formidable, if not insurmountable barrier. The […]

Want Journalism You Can Trust? Try These Guys

Even after five decades with the New York Times and making documentaries for PBS, taking on a new social media like YouTube is daunting. So I looked for a mentor and found David Hoffman, a friendly Pied Piper and savvy filmmaker from Santa Cruz, California who has built an astounding audience of 600,000 subscribers on […]

Republicans Challenge Who Votes in 2022

Washington – The 2020 election let the genie out of the bottle. More than 100 million American voters discovered it was easier to vote by mail or to vote early in person and avoid the Election Day crush. Voter turnout broke records. But now Republican lawmakers across the country want to reverse history and roll […]

Navalny Protests – Haunting Echoes of History

Washington – History may not exactly repeat itself, but in five decades of reporting I’ve learned it does echo with familiar refrains. Russia today, for example. It as if we’re back in the old USSR, once again witnessing the astounding spectacle of the solo dissenting voice of Aleksei Navalny, a 44-year-old activist defying the organized […]

Joe Biden Opts to “Go Big”- Will It Work?

Washington – The battle cry ”Go Big, Joe! Go Big!” echoed among Democrats after their underdog candidates scored stunning upset victories in Georgia, picking up two vital senate seats earlier this month. And with his $1.9 trillion corona relief plan, Joe Biden has indeed decided to “Go Big.” But  “Going Big” is a gamble. It […]

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