Bob Sheak, who lives just outside of Athens, Ohio, is an emeritus professor of sociology at Ohio University.

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26 May 2024


The focus of this post is on the fascist aspects of Trump’s rhetoric and plans. It argues that, if Trump wins the presidency in November...

06 April 2024

There was a terrorist attack by Hamas on Israel on Oct. 7, 2023. This took place in context of long-standing Israeli control of Gaza’s borders and illegal...

Joe BIden
14 March 2024


One of the paradoxes of the U.S. political system is how an anti-democratic Trump can...

14 February 2024

In the U.S. Congress, the Democrats and Republicans have been unable to reach an agreement on immigration policy governing the southern...

Joe Biden
03 January 2024


This post raises the question of whether President Biden’s quest for re-election in 2024...

16 April 2015

The majority of citizens want social security to continue and to be improved, according to a survey by the National Academy of Social Insurance done in...