‘The Aftermath Will Be Ugly’: Paul Krugman Warns that 2018 May Be the ‘Last Chance’ to Stop the Dark Forces of Trumpism | Alternet

With the 2018 midterm elections this week, Paul Krugman is hardly optimistic.In a new column for the New York Times, the economist warned Monday that no matter what the election brings, “the aftermath will be ugly.”Nevertheless, one outcome is clearly better than the other. If Democrats fail to win back the U.S. House of Representatives, he warns of a serious blow to American democracy.

Source: ‘The Aftermath Will Be Ugly’: Paul Krugman Warns that 2018 May Be the ‘Last Chance’ to Stop the Dark Forces of Trumpism | Alternet

Why Vote? Bernie Sanders Offers Simple Last-Minute Reminder: The GOP Agenda Is Horrific

“Our plan: make health care a right to all. Stop giving tax breaks to billionaires. Protect and expand Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. Transition to sustainable energy and leave behind a livable planet for our children.”

Source: Why Vote? Bernie Sanders Offers Simple Last-Minute Reminder: The GOP Agenda Is Horrific

‘Crisis for American Democracy’: It’s 2018, in the Richest Nation on Earth, and Voting Machines Still Distorting Elections

“Voting machines that flip votes don’t need to be hacked by a malicious foreign actor to undermine public confidence in the integrity of our democracy. That’s being done for Americans, by Americans.”

Source: ‘Crisis for American Democracy’: It’s 2018, in the Richest Nation on Earth, and Voting Machines Still Distorting Elections

Last Man There – Last and First Men: utopiod androids

..new ‘blog’ with one top level post and a series of pages to outline and compose a set of books in draft, utopoid androids was a ‘fill in the blanks’ temporary subtitle, but i kind of like it suddenly, maybe i’ll let it stand, or maybe not. android utopiods?

Last and First Men: utopiod androids

Source: Last Man There – Last and First Men: utopiod androids

 The tragedy of judeo-christianity

https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/11/05/the-violence-today-its-not-just-hate/

Behind its ignorant moral indignation this article simply feeds the antisemitism it denounces. It implies that, one part of the same old canard blah blah centuries old on both sides, that jews on the basis of racial/geographical identity have a special relationship to god, and that all others are therefore inferior in status. You cannot claim otherwise here except as public relations in a desperate stand off. Continue reading  The tragedy of judeo-christianity