Preenting the looming right-wing takeover of America

Time for Democrats to Stand and Deliver or Admit They Want to Lose Power

The outlook for Democrats in Washington and in statehouses across the country in 2022 and in the next presidential election in 2024 range between  dismal and disastrous. The party, infested by neo-liberals who want more military spending, more wars, less regulation,  “market solutions” to problems like health care and a  decent, secure retirement for all …

As US forces head to Europe and Asia, war risk grows:

US Wants a New War or at Least Public Fears of One

  This article is published in Salon.com, which assigned it.   Last August with a chaotic evacuation by air of the last US troops in Afghanistan, President Biden effectively ended one of the country’s most embarrassing and pointless wars, leaving that battered land fully in the control of the Taliban — the same dogged AK-toting …

From PBS's Syndicated Program 'White House Chronicle':

Dave Lindorff Discusses his Nation Article on Coastal Dumps Threatened by Rising Seas

  Veteran journalist and editor Lewellyn King, and colleague Linda Gasparello, co-hosts of the PBS syndicated program “White House Chronicle,” interview author/journalist/film producer Dave Lindorff about his latest article in the Nation magazine on the threat to facing tens of thousands of landfills sited along the three coasts of the United States, where they are …

Tens of thousands of dumps line the US coastlines, most sitting at or near sea level

Coastal Landfills Are No Match for Rising Seas

  Fae Saulenas knows that before long she’ll have to abandon the place she’s called home for decades. Nestled by a coastal wetland north of Boston called the Rumney Marsh Reservation, her house is a short walk from the Atlantic Ocean. In recent years, thanks in part to the climate emergency, king tides and storm surges …

With 'forever' wars over on 9/11, time to SLASH Pentagon spending!

Biden Shows True Colors Proposing Bigger War Department Budget than Trump

President Joe Biden has shown his true colors, as this nation mis-celebrates Memorial Day Weekend by guzzling beer and other alcoholic drinks, racking up  a typically epic death toll on the highways, and risking a new upsurge in the Coronavirus pandemic partying without masks,  marking the date himself by proposing a record new military budget. …

Lucky once, we can't count on luck again:

Biden Okays Program to Annually Build 80 Plutonium ‘Pit’ H-Bomb Triggers

  It’s hard to believe I’m writing this, but the Biden administration, while unwinding or reversing a good many rules, regulations and programs of the Trump administration, is forging ahead with one particularly outrageous one: the ramping up of production of so-called plutonium “pits.” These cores of the man-made radioactive element plutonium, each weighing a …