The Reality of Systemic Racism

By Fraser Turnbull  We've all heard it. At a dinner, a cookout or in an office. "There is no such thing a systemic racism." Those attempting to be contrarian love to tout that line of thinking as a means of being quasi-intellectual, almost showing off their ability to fit out. Remarkably, Tim Scott, the African

By |2022-01-27T03:20:11+00:00January 26th, 2022|Categories: United States|Comments Off on The Reality of Systemic Racism

From Stonewall to Buttigieg and Beyond.

by Robert Pinch   Pete Buttigieg (Boot Edge Edge) is my latest queer hero. In February 2021 he became the first gay presidential Cabinet member to be confirmed by the US Senate. History has been made but it’s been a long and often painful road. Not that long ago “you couldn’t have any job in

By |2021-08-01T14:44:37+00:00July 15th, 2021|Categories: United States|Comments Off on From Stonewall to Buttigieg and Beyond.

Monty Python and Ben Shapiro Walk Into a Bar….

By Fraser Turnbull, Contributor to The Progressive Column All right, but apart from the sanitation, the medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads, the fresh-water system, and public health, what have the Romans ever done for us?   That line, uttered by “Reg” in the Monty Python movie, “Life of Bryan”, was absurdly funny when

By |2021-04-15T23:05:28+00:00April 14th, 2021|Categories: United States|Comments Off on Monty Python and Ben Shapiro Walk Into a Bar….

The Failure of Trump

By Ellena Theodorakakis, United States Contributor for The Progressive Column He never wanted the job. He just wanted the rallies. He just wanted the title. He wanted to cheat at golf.     To those who follow closely, it was no surprise that President Donald Trump and his administration downplayed the seriousness of this pandemic.

By |2021-01-15T06:42:32+00:00January 13th, 2021|Categories: United States|Comments Off on The Failure of Trump
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