Category Archives: strategy

When June Jordan and Buckminster Fuller Tried to Redesign Harlem

 Claire Schwartz in the New Yorker Magazine – In July of 1964, on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, Thomas Gilligan, a white off‐duty police officer, shot and killed James Powell, a Black teen-ager. Uprisings erupted in Harlem and Bedford-Stuyvesant, … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, New York City, Racism, strategy

Do we now know exactly how Donald Trump is going to try to get reelected?

Chris Cillizza of CNN – During Game 7 of the World Series on Wednesday night, President Donald Trump’s campaign launched a seven-figure national ad buy — a 30-second commercial touting his first-term accomplishments on terrorism, the economy and immigration. But … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Baseball, Donald Trump, Impeachment, Politcal Consulting, Republicans, strategy, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States

Trump campaign sees political advantage in a divisive appeal to working-class white voters

Toluse Olorunnipa and Ashley Parker in the Washington Post – President Trump surprised his own campaign when he called out four minority congresswomen with a racist go-back-to-your-country taunt, leaving top aides initially unsure of how to respond. But in the … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Donald Trump, Political parties, strategy, Washington Post

Is US Bellicosity Backfiring?

(When this article was published in Rasmussen Reports on May 25, 2018, the Singapore summit had been cancelled. A less bellicose U.S. scrambled to reschedule the summit. It worked but serves as a lesson that rude verbal attacks can lead … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, leadership, North Korea, Politics, strategy, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States

How to Speak Republican: It’s About Results, Not Rights

by Daniel Honan “These darn Republicans! These darn conservatives!” is a common refrain Richard Tafel hears from people involved in social change movements that have failed. People in that position need to look inward, not outward, Tafel says. You lost … Continue reading

Posted in Democracy, Democrats, Donald Trump, Elections, Fairness, Political parties, Politics, Republicans, strategy, Thought-Provoking Analysis