Running Against Rosa DeLauro

As I become more involved with Green Party politics, I want to share a series of posts on how I think Green Party candidates can mount strong political campaigns. This series will be based on my love of politics, my 33 years of following politics, my appreciation of data, and my desire to see a… Continue reading Running Against Rosa DeLauro

Reviewing a Game as Old as Empire

A Game as Old as Empire builds on Confessions of an Economic Hitman. Edited by Stephen Hiatt, A Game as Old as Empire is a collection of essays by people who are confessing their participation in the abuse of people around the world committed by governments and corporations working together. Over a decade old, some… Continue reading Reviewing a Game as Old as Empire

Democrats Ignore People With Disabilities

Transcript Welcome to Jonathan’s Verdicts. I’m Jonathan Simeone. The title of this episode is: Democrats Ignore People With Disabilities: The verdict for this episode is: no Democratic candidate for president talks about people with disabilities. https://media.blubrry.com/jonathansimeonepodcast/content.blubrry.com/jonathansimeonepodcast/16903_SE_Alder_St.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:23 — 1.1MB) | Embedsubscribe to my podcast Apple Podcasts | Google… Continue reading Democrats Ignore People With Disabilities

The Omar Double Standard

We have to begin by making one thing that should be obvious but apparently isn’t clear: criticizing Israel doesn’t make someone antisemitic. Israel is a government. It does not represent all Jewish people. Questioning governmental policy shouldn’t be seen as attacking an entire religion.

The Convenient Liar is Worse Than the Pathological Liar

Many people, certainly including me, focus on the staggering amount of lies Donald Trump tells daily. We all want to believe he is a true outlier. People, including me, regularly discuss how America has never had a liar like Trump in government. It’s true America has never had someone in government who lies as often… Continue reading The Convenient Liar is Worse Than the Pathological Liar