Democracy

Trumpland

This article, “Fundamentalism, racism, fear and propaganda: An insider explains why rural, Christian white America will never change,” caught my attention recently. The author begins: As the aftermath of the election of Donald Trump is still being sorted out, a common theme keeps cropping up from all sides: “Democrats failed to understand white, working-class, fly-over […]

The Decline of Trump’s America

This brutal, frank analysis of Trump’s performance at the G20 this past week by Australian journalist Chris Uhlmann appeared on my Facebook feed this morning. It is a sad commentary on way the United States is now perceived by the world. There can be no pleasure in the fall from grace of this mighty nation. […]

Saturday Morning Musings

It took a monumental event to bring me out of my blogging wilderness. Brexit is a cautionary tale for all who are concerned about the future of democracy and the role of its citizens.