Book Review: Churchill And Orwell: The Fight For Freedom

Book Review: Churchill And Orwell: The Fight For Freedom

Churchill and Orwell: The Fight For Freedom Thomas E. Ricks Penguin Press 352 pages Freedom and its pursuit is a concern that is ever the more pressing with each day. Six months after the 2016 U.S. elections, American politics have experienced a nadir. Controversy after controversy keeps being revealed, and many feel as though this is the most authoritarian government in American history. At the same time, factions within the American ruling class are pushing for President Trump to take a more confrontational tone with Russia over the matter of alleged election influence. With this situation brewing, now would be...

Single Payer Health Care Must Be Put Back On The Table

Good morning all. I’m sure many of you have heard about the deplorable decision of House Republicans Thursday. Yesterday, Republicans in the House of Representatives voted to pass the American Health Care Act. This is the first steps that they are taking to completely repeal the Affordable Care Act. The bill has to go through the Senate, but at this point there is very little reason to believe that they will vote differently there. Which leads to the difficult question of what should happen now. To that, I have this to say. I don’t say this lightly, but it is...
The Problem With The Endless Drive For War

The Problem With The Endless Drive For War

Greetings my readers. In discussing the actions of the American government of the last week with people offline, I find that people are generally against these attacks. One of the points of impasse, however, is what to do about the matter. Of course, everyone is aware that last Thursday, Syria was bombed with 59 Tomahawk missiles. This week, the Mother of All Bombs, a 21,000 pound explosive with a blast radius of a mile was dropped on a cave in Afghanistan to fight ISIS. People may not want to hear it, but the reality of the matter is that actions...