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About Kevin

I am figuring out life and faith and taking other people along with me on my journey. Sometimes as fellow travelers, sometimes as hostages.

Election 2016: The Dems Lost by Defending the Status Quo of Neoliberal Capitalism

While I have criticized the Green Party and see our future under Trump and the GOP as very bleak, most of my anger from the election of 2016 is actually at the Democratic Party. The Democratic party claims to be … Continue reading

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Election 2016: Trump and Unity On the Left

Unity In Revolutionary Movements According to some who study revolutions, there are at least two basic types of revolutionary guerrilla movements that are differentiated by their origins. One type of movement arises when one social group (such as peasants and … Continue reading

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Election 2016: Regarding the Normalization of Trump

Regarding the Normalization of Trump Many on the Left, including myself, believe Trump and the GOP agenda will be a disaster for most people. As Trump and the GOP advance their agenda a common refrain uttered in response by those on the … Continue reading

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Election 2016: Trump and the GOP agenda will be a disaster for most people.

I’m tempted to not even write this post as the first few steps of the Trump presidency and those in the coming weeks and months will make my point better than I can. However, for the record, I believe Trump … Continue reading

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Election 2016: The Progressive Wilderness Ahead

Barring some unlikely scenarios, the GOP will effectively be in control of all branches of government for at least the next two years. Progressive citizens can protest this all we want, but even if we were completely unified (which we are not) our … Continue reading

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Election 2016: No, the Green Party Did Not Cost the Democrats the Election

Numerous articles have circulated  accusing the Green Party and Jill Stein for costing Clinton the election. These have not just been fringe ramblings of disgruntled relatives and friends on Facebook, but published stories in respected media outlets. This has spawned many … Continue reading

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Election 2016: What the Green Party Can Learn From 2016

  Part of my admitted political laziness in the past has been failing to vote for a presidential candidate.  However, this year I registered with the Green Party and voted for Jill Stein. Now because I live in a state that … Continue reading

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