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The Trump-Biden Rematch Is a Stunning Image of the Decline and Fall of the USA

With those two old men, one of whom is also bizarre beyond compare, wrestling each other for the presidency, this country is threatening in its own...

23.04.2024 10

Common Dreams

Tom Engelhardt

Another world war? We are already there

I’ve been describing this world of ours, such as it is, for almost 23 years at TomDispatch. I’ve written my way through three-and-a-half...

25.03.2024 10

Salon

Tom Engelhardt

Dead Planet Walking: From Trump's Blood Bath to War World III

If you thought what was once proudly dubbed "the American Century" couldn't get any worse, you clearly haven't been paying...

25.03.2024 7

Common Dreams

Tom Engelhardt

Planetary Cease-Fire Now!

Isn’t it strange that, after all these millennia, we humans can’t seem to truly face, no less truly deal with, who and what we are and what we...

06.03.2024 40

Common Dreams

Tom Engelhardt

America is the last global superpower — but the ride's almost over

I was born on July 20, 1944, almost two years after Joe Biden arrived on this planet and almost a year before You Know Who, like me, landed in New...

18.02.2024 50

Salon

Tom Engelhardt

The US: No Longer the Ultimate Superpower

08.02.2024 2

The Nation

Tom Engelhardt

On Turning 80 in the Age of Biden and Trump

Who would believe me decades ago if I tried to explain to them where the United States now finds itself. On the precipice of American fascism,...

06.02.2024 20

Common Dreams

Tom Engelhardt

The Terrible Twosome of 2024: Nukes and the Climate Emergency

On the not-so-small human achievement of total annihilation. In just a few thousand years, we've learned to do it in more than one way.

04.01.2024 20

Common Dreams

Tom Engelhardt

A Slow-Motion Gaza as We Destroy Planet Earth

In the process of watching Gaza burn, it would be good to remember that we’re also turning the whole planet into a Gazan-style catastrophe. It’s...

28.11.2023 20

Common Dreams

Tom Engelhardt

We Are the Asteroid Coming At Us

Don't look up... at the collective human madness in the mirror.

20.10.2023 1

Common Dreams

Tom Engelhardt

Are We Experiencing a “New Cold War” on an Ever-Warming Planet?

Tell me, what planet are we actually on? All these decades later, are we really involved in a “second” or “new” Cold War? It’s certainly...

02.10.2023 2

Truthout

Tom Engelhardt

No Time for a New Cold War on a Deadly Hot Planet

For the sake of future generations, isn’t it time for the American and Chinese leaderships to cut the war-like posturing and together face a world...

02.10.2023 2

Common Dreams

Tom Engelhardt

How Do We Deal With Our Planet's Unprecedented Decline?

14.09.2023 3

The Nation

Tom Engelhardt

The Climate Crisis Is a War of Terror

Our wars, barring the use of nuclear weapons, could prove to be next to nothing compared to nature’s war of revenge on humanity.

12.09.2023 3

Common Dreams

Tom Engelhardt

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