Midterms 2018: What’s There to Hope For?

August 17, 2018

By Andrew Levine / Counterpunch. Between now and Election Day, November 6, expect to hear a lot about how politics is “the art of the possible.”  Then, as the results sink in and are processed, expect to hear more. That old bromide is true, of course, but also ambiguous because “possible” can mean anything from…

Midterms Coming: Antinomy Ahead

June 15, 2018

By Andrew Levine / Counterpunch. For centuries, philosophers and logicians have used the word “antinomy” to designate mutually inconsistent conclusions each of which are supported by sound arguments.  Anglophone philosophers nowadays use the term mainly in connection with some deep and thorny issues arising in the philosophy of Immanuel Kant (1724-1804). Shorn of the technical…

Gubernatorial Candidate Madaleno Blasts Gov. Hogan on Climate Change Following Ellicott City Flooding

June 4, 2018

Democratic candidate affirms his belief in public education and says that the historic Ellicott City flood is evidence that we must address the threats posed by climate change and overdevelopment

Democrats Poised to Blow 2018 Midterm Elections

November 1, 2017

Democrats are poised to repeat the same mistakes of 2006 and 2008, when they were able to achieve short-term victories with Blue Dog Democrats