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Bob Burnett

Bob Burnett

Bob Burnett is a Berkeley Quaker, activist, and writer.  In other life he was a Silicon Valley executive — co-founder of Cisco Systems.

Articles by this author

 

In Defense of Civility

Trump's rhetoric promoted the January 6th insurrection

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This Is the Way It Ends, Not With a Bang But a Whimper

This is a big deal, a clear impeachable offense, and it's depressing that Republicans do not acknowledge this.

Bob Burnett ·


What Does "Electability" Mean?

Depending upon the Democratic voter, being electable means that their candidate adopts a particular stance/attitude

Bob Burnett ·


Voter Suppression in the 2018 Midterms

Republicans are determined to get out their base and to suppress the vote of everyone else

Bob Burnett ·


It’s the Corruption, Stupid

Donald Trump has only enabled "the swamp." 

Bob Burnett ·


As California Burns, It's Time to Elect Climate Leaders to Deal With This 'New Normal'

The catastrophic impacts of the climate crisis aren't confined to the West Coast wildfires—each community will have to develop their own particular response

Bob Burnett ·


Trump Supporters, Hiding in Plain Sight

A commitment to a white Christian nation, the status quo and an economic model that works for the few

Bob Burnett ·


Telling the Truth About Immigration

Not surprisingly, Trump has exaggerated and lied about the immigration situation

Bob Burnett ·

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