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Humans

FROM MY CORNER: Destiny & American Journalism

Howell Hurst Climate, Consumerism, Corporate Avarice, Defense Spending, Economy & Finance, Humans, People Politics

American media’s job is not to define and guide the anticipated strategic path of our nation. Nor is it to manage the current worldwide diaspora of millions of people. However, we may safely propose that both constitute an appropriate job for the world’s foremost economic and military power. United States’ policy regarding the relentless scattering… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: Report from Europe

Howell Hurst Europe, Humans, People, Trump

Paris . . . December 28, 2019 Fifty seven years ago, 17 years after the end of World War II, when as a young Army Intelligence officer I first arrived in Europe, Paris was still Paris, very French, very much itself. Today, it has become a Paris struggling to retain its own identity under an… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: Life or Nuclear Bombs?

Howell Hurst Climate & Environment, Corporate Avarice, Defense Spending, Economy & Finance, Humans, Poverty, Refugees, War and Organized Mayhem

The medical aspect of the coming presidential election is intriguing. There are vicious arguments about how much it will cost to continue Obamacare, or to initiate Warren’s and Sanders’s Medicare-for-All. Ignored in the arguments is the vast sum proposed by the Trump administration to totally refurbish our Nuclear arsenal. Lost also is the increased cost… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER, Not Tomorrow, But Today

Howell Hurst Humans, People

I notice that my announced plan to write a regularly appearing From My Corner commentary is not working out. The reason is simple. The daily news from the American political scene is so outlandish, so absurd, so infantile, what can I possibly say beyond observing how outlandish, absurd, and infantile it is? Trump and his… continue reading »