Ted Glick

Ted Glick

Ted Glick is the author of the just published Burglar for Peace: Lessons Learned in the Catholic Left’s Resistance to the Vietnam War. Past writings and other information can be found at https://tedglick.com, and he can be followed on Twitter at https://twitter.com/jtglick.

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Sunday, August 02, 2020
President Chaos
"Is Donald Trump deliberately and consciously allowing Covid-19 to return in force? Could this be part of a deranged strategy to sow so much chaos in the country that he will then be able to make a case that elections can't be held, or that if they are, they're illegitimate? Could he have in his...
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If Trump is gone, the odds are good that the people, organized, will make sure a President Biden does the right thing and prevents this pipeline from going into operation. (Photo: 350.org) Views
Thursday, July 09, 2020
A Climate Movement Turning Point?
The last week is totally unlike any that I have experienced as a climate/climate justice activist and organizer in the 17 years I have had this issue as my main focus of social change work. All of a sudden, there have been four major victories here in the US. The week began last Tuesday, June 30,...
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A supporter sits alone in the top sections of seating as Vice President Mike Pence speaks before President Donald J. Trump arrives for a "Make America Great Again!" rally at the BOK Center on Saturday, June 20, 2020 in Tulsa, OK. (Photo: Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images) Views
Monday, June 22, 2020
Live From Tulsa: Trump Is a Hideous Lying Pathetic Clown
I watched President Donald Trump's speech in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Saturday evening for an hour and a half. I don’t think I’ve ever watched one of his speeches live from the beginning to almost the end, but I did Saturday night. The stakes are high, and it felt like I should see for myself how this...
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I think the odds are good that, if the Democrats don’t blow it by nominating Joe Biden or someone like him, the humpty-dumpty Republicans are setting themselves up for a very big fall next November. (Photo: Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) Views
Thursday, December 19, 2019
Impeachment and the Democrat/Progressive United Front
It is a very good and necessary thing that Mafioso Don was impeached yesterday by the Democrats in the House, and it was a decisive victory. With three exceptions out of 235, every single Democrat did the right thing, including the 30 or so freshmen elected a year ago in House districts Trump won...
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We are entering a time when the US American people as a whole are going to be hearing about and talking about progressive approaches to the issues much more than they have been for the last couple of years. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Friday, January 18, 2019
Elections and Movement-Building Through 2020 and Beyond
From my vantage point, one “positive” effect of the election of Mafioso Don is the marginalization of the position taken by some on the political left that elections in the US are a sham, and the correct approach to them is to non-participate. Elections do have consequences, potentially very big,...
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Wednesday, May 10, 2017
It's Time to Build a Trump Impeachment Campaign
I have some experience with campaigns to impeach Presidents. In October 1973, in response to Nixon’s Saturday Night Massacre—the firing of Special Prosecutor Archibald Cox and the forced resignations of the two top Justice Department officials who refused to do so—I co-founded with others the...
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George W. Bush inauguration protests in 2001 Views
Friday, December 30, 2016
Justice Protectors, Let’s Take Action Inauguration Day
I’m not sure how many Inauguration Day protests in DC I’ve been to over the years. The one I distinctly remember is January 20 th , 2001, George W. Bush’s first inauguration. There was a similar political dynamic then as the upcoming Trump one. A reactionary Republican was taking office, and...
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Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Constitution Pipeline: ‘The Keystone Pipeline of Natural Gas’
“This Constitution pipeline is about enriching a few billionaires by impoverishing the people of New York State,” Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. told Ed Schultz on MSNBC’s The Ed Show . “And the bullying that we’ve seen go along with this, the corruption—FERC is really a rogue agency, it’s a classic...
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