Wednesday, November 16, 2016

No, Everything Is Not Going to Be Alright


News & Views | 11.15.16


  No, Everything Is Not Going to Be Alright
by Ted Rall
No. It really isn’t.


  Ugly and Unprepared, 'Knife Fight' Breaks Out in Trump Transition
by Lauren McCauley
"Stay away. Will be ugly," one former Bush official advised after an exchange with Trump's transition team
  Donning Trump's Red Hats, Republicans—Including Former Critics—Fall in Line
by Nadia Prupis
"Welcome to the dawn of a new unified Republican government," said House Speaker Paul Ryan with a smile.
  President-Elect Trump's Pro-Oil Stance Looms Over #NoDAPL Day of Action
by Deirdre Fulton
'President-elect Trump has no regard for the environment and cares even less about those of us trying to protect it.'
  Trump's Ultra-Right Top Advisor Steve Bannon is Thinking Globally, Not Locally
by Lauren McCauley
"Bannon has goals," said former employee, beginning with the formation of a "global ultra-right coalition."
  'Cruel, Vindictive, Authoritarian': Rudy Giuliani Tops List of Trump's Candidates for Secretary of State
by Nadia Prupis
And if not Giuliani, the even more frightening John Bolton is said to also be under consideration.
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  Local Gun Restrictions Could Be 'Eviscerated' Under Trump
by Nadia Prupis
Gun control advocates say the right-wing Congress is expected to pass a national right-to-carry law.
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  America Must Allow Its Heart to Break Before It Can Heal
by Sister Simone Campbell
We must acknowledge within our community the frustrations we all share, and then move forward together.
  The Dangerous Fantasy Behind Trump’s Normalization
by Zoe Williams
Convincing ourselves the president-elect doesn’t mean everything he says is a fantasy that stops us seeing Trumpism for the barbarism it is.
  Steve Bannon Is a Real Danger in the White House
by Frida Ghitis
"We are entering a new era. Apathy is the enemy."
  We Can No Longer Hope to Win This By Simply Voting or Speaking Out
by Emily Johnston
'We do this work out of love, and we know that nothing has ever been more necessary.'
  The Tragedy of the Two Americas
by Ted Morgan
"Resistance is imperative. Yet we also must think strategically."
  The Normalizer-in-Chief
by Thomas Harrington
On a day when Trump was appointing the white supremacist Steve Bannon as one of his two top aides, there was the Normalizer giving the president–elect the establishment seal of approval.
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