What Matters Political Newsletter

Ariel Ky
An informative political newsletter on the Biden presidency for readers who want to shift the paradigm.
Created 09 Feb 2021
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  • Comparing Covid in Mexico and the U.S.
    16 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    Actually, I've given this matter considerable thought, and been frustrated by how difficult it is to get information that is comparable between the two countries on vaccination against Covid. So tonig...
  • Could International Relations Be Fruitfully Considered Like the Flow of Traffic?
    15 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    I just had a thought. What if international trade and commerce and shipping of goods were like the flow of traffic? If we consider this metaphor, then we realize what a high degree of cooperation, awa...
  • Corruption in Congress
    30 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 0 2
    You wonder why Senators Sinema and Manchin oppose the Democrats’ priorities in passing a $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill and a $3.5 trillion partisan package. The answer is quite simple. ...
  • Afghanistan: A Month Later
    23 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    Many Afghans fled their country in a mass exodus after the U.S. pulled out troops when the Taliban took over this August. Where are they? What countries have taken in refugees? Erdogan says Turkey has...
  • Filthy White Male Privilege
    22 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    Although President Biden has appointed more diverse people in high government positions, such as Deb Haaland as Secretary of the Interior, there is no getting around the fact that he has the mindset o...
  • Shifting into a true democracy: 10 Steps to Take
    19 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    The United States is actually a republic, with pretensions of democracy. As we hit firewall after firewall that prevent democracy from flourishing, it should become apparent that we need to change our...
  • Plump Trump Bluffs His Way into Becoming President
    05 Jun 2021 • < 1 min read
    Writers process, that's what writing does for many of us. So this morning I wrote this: Plump Trump did not want To pay taxes to government So he ran for president Cheating and lying in his run And to...
  • Democrats Show Organizing Strength in New Mexico that Could Win More Senate Seats in 2022 Races
    04 Jun 2021 • 2 min read
    What an amazing effort by Democrats to get Melanie Stansbury elected June 1. She won to fill the Senate seat that Deb Haaland vacated when she became the Secretary of the Interior! This augurs well fo...
  • Aging Politicians in Power
    16 Feb 2021 • 3 min read
    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was an extraordinary woman who died last year at age 88, continuing to work almost up to the end, even battling repeated bouts with cancer. We have many outst...
  • Round Table for Biden Administration
    12 Feb 2021 • 2 min read
    I did some research over the past 60 years, looking for photos of presidents meeting with their cabinets. They are all seated at the same long conference table with bowed sides in an oval shape. The r...
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