Category Archives: Specific Topics

Does Empathy Belong in Advanced Democracies?

Liberal Democracies often claim to be the gatekeepers of moral values. But is that really true?

10 Reasons the GOP Win is Disastrous for the U.S.

The recent gains in the U.S. House of Representatives and attaining the majority in the U.S. Senate are ominous for the middle class in the U.S., and for the economy.

How to Dissect a Civilisation

The sequester is cutting essential programs that will irreparably harm our economy, and more importantly, our society.

Big Brother Has Arrived, And He Is Watching You

The massive databases of data collected by the CIA, NSA, or corporations like Target or Walmart are a threat to privacy. We should institute laws to stop them abusing our data.

The Budget Man Cometh

Ryan’s budget reminds me of groundhog day, every budget looks the same, with a different date, regardless of the fact that the President will never sign it and the people dont want it.

Suicide By Government

The sequester will be upon us in four days, and Congress is whiling away its time on pettiness and ad hominem attacks instead of tackling the issue.

The Night they Drove the US Down

The Republican plan to destroy Washington as a political force is gathering steam as we race full tilt towards the sequester and another financial crisis.

Hard Wage for Hard Work

Raising the minimum wage is essential to the growth of the economy. It is a sure-fire bet that conservatives, business and the wealthy allies will be intransigent on this issue.

Biting the hand that feeds you

Many People in the UK want to break ties with the European Union. This is a mistake for both partners, brought on by members of the Conservative party.

The Incredible Growing Government

The Republican response to the State of the Union was tepid at best, insipid at worst, either way, it was irrelevant to the problems facing the nation.