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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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10 Observations About the 2022 Midterms

It's time to get busy, Democrats. It's time to end the Trump madness. It's time to save democracy.

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A 50-Year Attack by Right-Wing Corporate Forces Is Leading U.S. Back Towards Civil War

The nation is split, its people are angry. And don't forget all the guns.

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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.

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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."

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Ukraine: Republican Disinformation

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

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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.

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What Does "Electability" Mean?

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

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