Democratic Underground - pampango's Journal pampango's Journal Fri, 12 Feb 2016 23:18:50 Fri, 12 Feb 2016 23:18:50 "It's so fun to watch that it's easy to lose sight of how terrifying it really is." Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:36:31 Americans are smarter than Europeans. We KNOW those are impossible. They Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:26:18 The Psychology of Germany's refugee response: From Auschwitz directly to Munich's main station Wed, 03 Feb 2016 22:10:42 Wed, 03 Feb 2016 17:42:32 I don't think international law allows limiting refugee status based on gender or marital status. Tue, 02 Feb 2016 23:06:27 Tue, 02 Feb 2016 00:38:11 Great post. A lot of useful information. n/t Mon, 01 Feb 2016 22:26:34 Look out Coolidge! Look out Hoover! America's Rich May Soon Blow Past Roaring Twenties Tycoons Mon, 01 Feb 2016 14:24:08 I tend to agree. It's a tough situation for Europe. Thu, 28 Jan 2016 16:36:14 New study shows Trump has potential to unite whites' "ethnic and economic anxieties into a powerful Thu, 28 Jan 2016 13:15:25 Britain's unions will fight to keep the UK in the EU. Conservatives want it out. Thu, 28 Jan 2016 12:45:35 I came across an article on Swedish feminists balancing combatting sexism and racism Mon, 25 Jan 2016 20:37:35 Great post. It reminded me of this article about a Pat Buchanan adviser in 1996. Fri, 22 Jan 2016 12:35:49 Another thread had this Pew poll from 2013 on Muslim attitudes - some surprising, some predictable - Thu, 14 Jan 2016 20:44:53 Well said. This may help too: 5 Major Myths Of Europe's Refugee And Migrant Crisis Debunked Thu, 07 Jan 2016 13:55:57 "But on the left ... there are some people who ... minimize the differences between the parties. Mon, 04 Jan 2016 14:27:50 The Return of the 1920s (in Donald Trump and the republican base in general) Thu, 31 Dec 2015 14:19:25 LA Times OpEd: To understand Donald Trump, look to the far-right in Europe Sat, 26 Dec 2015 15:49:10 Krugman posted a graph of global income changes that shows the rise in poors' income. Tue, 15 Dec 2015 11:17:35 RW populists like Trump & Le Pen, prey on two insecurities, economic and cultural. Mon, 14 Dec 2015 17:56:03 Krugman's review of Reich's new book: Inequality results from corporate market power which in turn Thu, 03 Dec 2015 16:35:19 European citizens, like the Paris terrorists, can enter the US visa free already. They don't need Sat, 21 Nov 2015 15:13:13 From Maine: The Know-Nothings are reborn (as republicans), fueled by an anti-immigrant fever Thu, 19 Nov 2015 13:03:00 "The group hopes attacks will provoke overreactions by European governments against innocent Muslims Mon, 16 Nov 2015 19:15:36 Thomas Piketty: income inequality due to declines in unions and minimum wage, not globalization. Tue, 10 Nov 2015 16:23:05