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Reflections on Government Change, Reform, Renewal, Suggested Topics for Discussion, Dialog, and Debate, Part 1

, by Guest Author Anthony J. Marsella, Ph.D., March 17, 2016 Introduction Several months ago, a friend and colleague familiar with my relentless idealistic aspirations for improving government, said to me: “So what would you change? How would you improve … Continue reading

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Time to face the facts

By guest author Dot Walsh People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy is a new book by Robert W. McChesney with John Nichols, the popular national affairs correspondent at The Nation. The authors write … Continue reading

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Reflections on Witnessing the Republican Presidential Candidate Debate

By guest author Anthony J. Marsella (December 15, 2015 – CNN TV – Las Vegas, Nevada) I sat and watched, speechless, at what was unfolding before me. Billed as a debate of potential presidential candidates, I expected — hoped — … Continue reading

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1984–trumped

Little Sister says, “Now is the time to read or re-read George Orwell’s 1984. It is available online.

1984 is a disturbing portrayal of perpetual war, massive propaganda, government control of the media, and ubiquitous surveillance. Published in 1949, it is a chilling nightmare of a novel foretelling a future … Continue reading

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