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Bob Burnett

Bob Burnett

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

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Everything Is Broken: 5 Interventions for the Democratic Party

The only way to resolve this situation is to get money out of politics.

Bob Burnett ·


Ukraine: What We've Learned

"We're not doing enough to combat climate change. Russia has launched World War III. And Republicans have lost their minds."

Bob Burnett ·


Ukraine: Republican Disinformation

Many Republicans see Putin as a rugged individual guided by the philosophy of self-interest popularized by Ayn Rand

Bob Burnett ·


In Defense of Civility

Trump's rhetoric promoted the January 6th insurrection

Bob Burnett ·


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 ·

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