”Khashoggi’s Way” – PBS Documentary Recommendation

This documentary from Frontline PBS is truly a beautiful piece of journalism that all should see: ”The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia” I hope this man and his family, loved ones, and the journalism community at large receives justice for this brutal murder. Rest in Peace, Jamal Khashoggi.      

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The Polling Crisis: Incongruence

Our current way of surveying the political landscape is by looking at diverse congregations of people within a larger global environment. Or, of course, as we need to hone in on America in this exercise, our current way of surveying in America would be national. Our current way of debating politics is from an individualistic-type…

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It’s time. (Step 1: Individual Autonomy & Positive Reinforcement)

It’s time to unfollow those republicans (specifically, GOP senators, Trump sycophants, etc.) on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, etc., that you were following just to “troll.” I am referring to the Republican senators, commentators, etc., that have been popping up in your social media feeds for the last 4-5 years.  The ones that raise your blood pressure,…

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Positive Thinking

The naivety of the left-right now is absolutely astounding. Did you forget how Trump has successfully stacked the courts? … Did you forget how fascism works? They don’t need to win lawsuits; they need to file them and then manipulate the court system to “win” them. Hitler came to power “legally.” (Hitler came to power…

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Circular Reasoning

Our political system and ensuing analysis seem to be basically on circular reasoning that erases personhood— which is, I would argue, of the utmost importance in a democracy. Rallies (theoretically) lead to votes. Votes lead the winning candidate to a presidential environment that is not based on governance but popularity. Ultimately. That popularity leads to…

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