Real change never takes place from the top down, or in the living rooms of wealthy campaign contributors. It always occurs from the bottom on up – when tens of millions of people say, “enough is enough” and become engaged.”

Read more: Perspectives: When will Enough be enough?

McCarthyThere is a striking similarity between the rise in popularity of America’s Donald Trump and Germany’s Hitler, between Trump and McCarthyism


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13325443_813654465433548_2571602020488322852_nTom Friedman claims America needs to dump the G.O.P for a grand new [center-right] party to ensure market-based solutions for America’s problems, “Trump will never be a credible messenger for those values.”

Read more: Perspectives: Neither Trump Nor Market-Based Solutions Are the Answer to America’s Problems

Occupy DemocratsTrump should not be the most likely presidential candidate, yet he has the number of delegates necessary for nomination. Why?

Read: Perspectives: Trump’s Pugnacious Threats Epitomizes the Bully and Demagogue, Americans Know No Other Way

Memorial Day serves as a reminder that “beneath the beauty of the lilies lies the ugliness of war.” The James Carroll metaphor perfectly captures the deepest meaning of war, and of all the things lost because of it.

Read more: Perspectives: The Greatest Casualty of War Is Our Future

It’s important for veterans to speak out and share their experiences, for they are the evidence that we have failed at making the United States and our world a better place to live.

Source: Perspectives: Ron Kovic’s Memory of War

freedom_of_choiceSenator Bernie Sanders represents a clear and present danger to corporate monetary excesses because he intends to rein in their extravagance. Elections are rigged by political parties, media, corporations, and by wealthy individuals so that candidates like Sanders don’t win the nomination because they don’t want to change a system that benefits them.

Read article here: The 2016 Election is An Illusion of Choice and a Farce


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