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Views: “It is what it is…”

Views: “It is what it is…” It’s 87 days and counting until election day.  We’re now in the “Oppo Dump on the Veepstakes candidates” phase of the election.  Wonder where the video of Karen Bass talking at a Scientology event came from?  Think it’s just an accident that there’s a

Views: The Trump Show is back.

Views: The Trump Show is back. President Trump, responding to sagging poll numbers nationally and in the battlegrounds, decided that the cure to the summertime blues is to reboot the daily Coronavirus briefings. The reviews so far: mixed. The media is gaga that the President has a new tone and

Views: Can we get back to politics?

Views: Can we get back to politics? And we’re back!  Views went on a six-week hiatus, and nothing happened while we were gone, right?  Only a long-overdue and incredibly important fight for social justice and equity, continued economic hardship and job loss, a major resurgence in COVID-19 in the US,

Views: Zoom America vs Doom America

Views: Zoom America vs Doom America How you experience the COVID Crisis depends almost entirely on the type of work you do. For some -- let’s call it Zoom America -- the crisis is an inconvenience.   Video conference calls.  Work from home. Social distancing.  Annoying masks.  The health risks

Views: The Path Forward?

Views: The Path Forward? The danger this week is not the Murder Hornet, but instead the more than 20.5 million people in America who lost their jobs in April. We all thought the Great Recession was bad, but this is the worst economic meltdown since the Great Depression. This, in

Views: Trump, Biden & the Politics of Pandemic

Views: Trump, Biden & the Politics of Pandemic And we’re back. Nearly two months into the pandemic, the immediate public health response is underway, and politics have crept back into the picture. Here are 5 things to know. Trump -- The President is chafing under the restrictions imposed by the

Views: Two Grim Milestones

Views: Two Grim Milestones Let us begin with a word of gratitude.  Thanks to the frontline healthcare workers who are doing everything they can to help those in need -- the doctors, the nurses, and the staff who demonstrate courage and grit on a daily basis and are an inspiration

Views: The Trump Doctrine?

Views: The Trump Doctrine? The Trump Doctrine? “When somebody is the President of the United States, the authority is total.”  That was the (constitutionally suspect) pronouncement from the White House early in the week, as the President tried to indicate that he would force the opening of the economy on

Views: Trump vs. the Coronavirus

Views: Trump vs. the Coronavirus Trump vs. the Coronavirus The race for President is now set given that Bernie Sanders has suspended his campaign.  Technically, it’s Donald Trump vs. Joe Biden.  But in a very real sense, it’s Trump vs. the Coronavirus. Every day, the President faces a leadership test.

Views: Three Crises

Views: Three Crises Three Crises This week, we saw the COVID crisis through a new prism as 6 million people in America signed up for unemployment benefits, giving a hint of the economic disruption that is already underway. By our count, there are no fewer than three crises occurring simultaneously. There’s the