Category Archives: Politics – Tyranny

How To Survive Trump

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As usual Doug Mudar wrote a profound post, “Let’s Talk Each Other Down,” at his website The Weekly Sift. Mudar begins like this:

Looking around this week — in the media, among my friends, inside my own head — I observed that a lot of people are freaking out. Because Trump was acquitted, because he has started his revenge tour, because Republicans know he abused his power and don’t care, Continue reading How To Survive Trump

“Impeachment as a struggle to save democracy — from the pathological cult of Donald Trump”

Paul Rosenberg  recently wrote one of the most frightening articles about the political situation in the USA that I’ve read, “Impeachment as a struggle to save democracy — from the pathological cult of Donald Trump.” Its main theme is that “History shows how democracy can give way to “pathocracy” ruled by disordered individuals.” Continue reading “Impeachment as a struggle to save democracy — from the pathological cult of Donald Trump”

How far will Republicans go to destroy democracy? And can they still be stopped?

I’ve recently been avoiding political posts because the situation in the USA is so dire and depressing. Democracy and the rule of law are under assault as never before and the prospects for our becoming a truly authoritarian state are real, Continue reading How far will Republicans go to destroy democracy? And can they still be stopped?