Category Archives: Politics – General

George Packer “We Are Living in a Failed State”

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If you read one short article about the state of contemporary America it should be We Are Living in a Failed State: The coronavirus didn’t break America. It revealed what was already broken” in The Atlantic. The essay captures our attention in its very first paragraphs.

When the virus came here, it found a country with serious underlying conditions, and it exploited them ruthlessly. Continue reading George Packer “We Are Living in a Failed State”

Review of David Wood’s “Transcending Politics: A Technoprogressive Roadmap to a Comprehensively Better Future”


I had the pleasure of pre-publication access to David Wood’s recent book Transcending Politics: A Technoprogressive Roadmap to a Comprehensively Better Future. Wood is chair of London Futurists and on the Humanity+ board of directors. Here is my blurb on the book’s back cover: Continue reading Review of David Wood’s “Transcending Politics: A Technoprogressive Roadmap to a Comprehensively Better Future”

What Is Socialism in 2020?

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© Darrell Arnold Ph.D.– (Reprinted with Permission)
https://darrellarnold.com/2019/08/06/what-is-socialism-in-2020/

We can see the mudslinging already. Trump’s attacks on Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Ilhan Omar and other members of the “squad” as left extremists is just setting the tone for the 2020 election season. Continue reading What Is Socialism in 2020?