All Articles on Ronald Reagan

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro on NPR.org (8/25/17). Views
NPR Shreds Ethics Handbook to Normalize Regime Change in Venezuela
NPR needs no state coercion to toe Washington’s regime change line on Venezuela.
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What's on display is the spiritual laziness of incredibly powerful men. (Photos: National Archives/Getty Images; AFP/Timothy A. Clary) Views
The Inner Nixon
Donald Trump, it turns out, is merely the inner Richard Nixon, live and uncensored. He’s also the inner Ronald Reagan—the inner voice, suddenly made public, of every white male racist who has ever occupied the Oval Office.
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Future President Donald Trump is greeted by his ideological precursor President Ronald Reagan at a 1987 White House reception. News
Unearthed Recordings Showing Reagan Calling Africans 'Monkeys' Just 'Par for the Course' Say Critics of GOP
"Tell me again how Donald Trump's Republican party isn't the Republican party you remember."
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If you imagine that Donald Trump invented the political technique of appealing to white supremacy, you’re going to have a hard time figuring out an effective way to overcome it. (Photo: New York Times) Views
Ronald Reagan’s Racism Should Come as No Surprise
The historical amnesia that allows people to be surprised that Ronald Reagan was a racist does more than sanitize the image of a historical figure.
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Despite Anti-American 'Baiting' by NYT, Sanders Makes 'No Apologies' for Opposing Reagan-Backed Death Squads
"I plead guilty to, throughout my adult life, doing everything that I can to prevent war and destruction."
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Seymour Hersh's Anonymous Sources
Like Carl Sagan’s undetectable fire-breathing dragon, we must take them on faith
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NSC Memo Shows Elliott Abrams ‘Caballed Quietly’ to Spring a CIA-Connected Drug Trafficker
"As time when U.S. prosecutors meted out 10-year sentences to young black men for the possession of a few ounces of cocaine, Abrams thought a multi-kiloton trafficker should be treated leniently. Such was his advocacy of 'human rights.'"
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Peace activists with CODEPINK News
'Take John Bolton to The Hague!': Peace Activists Protest Outside National Security Advisor's Home
Critics also condemned Trump's national security advisor for vetoing U.N. resolutions on Israel and pushing for the U.S. to ditch Iran nuclear deal
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Tax cuts for the rich did what they have always done over the past 100 years: they initiated a bubble economy that would let the very wealthy skim the cream off the top just before the ceiling crashed in on working people. (Photo:  Yuri Keegstra/flickr/cc) Views
The GOP’s Most Successful Scam Is About to Reboot Itself
Republicans pour on the tax cuts and spending increases, year after year, whenever they have the power to do so, to intentionally inflate the national debt
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As it turns out, government was the solution, and the market was the problem. Views
A Tragedy in Three Parts: Corporations, Coups, and Crazies
Imagining that Trump is the cause of our complete dysfunctionality is folly. He is merely a symptom
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