Articles by Ted Millar

Ted Millar is writer and teacher. His work has been featured in myriad literary journals, including Better Than Starbucks, Caesura, Circle Show, Cactus Heart, & Third Wednesday. He is also a contributor to The Left Place blog on Substack, Liberal Nation Rising, and Medium.


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Recent Study Confirms US Ranks Dead Last in Healthcare Outcomes

Medicare for all. That very phrase has the potential to produce several very palpable responses. Republicans are, naturally, opposed to it since it promises to circumvent the private health insurance industry’s profit motive. Many right-of-center Democrats–some of whom accept money from the same private health insurance industry–are still reticent to support it despite a 2018…

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Republican ‘Cancel Culture’ Hits New Low With Attacks Against D.C. Police

Sometimes we have to give republican pundits and lawmakers credit. They’re really good at herding their right-wing hate media flock away from the issues. Seeing how effective their principal currency of fear, outrage, and xenophobia (FOX) is on their audience, they have manufactured a system designed to repackage irrelevant”fluff” into “need-to-know” national security stories the “biased…

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Opinion: The US Supreme Court Authorized More Voter Suppression

The United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS) dealt several blows to the Voting Rights Act last week. In a majority conservative 6-3 ruling, SCOTUS upheld two Arizona restrictions. The first prohibits individuals other than close family members or caregivers from collecting mail-in ballots. The second requires elections officials to reject votes from people who report to incorrect precincts…

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Florida Joins the List of GOP-led States Banning Critical Race Theory

Back in September, two months before losing the election to Joe Biden, when Donald Trump was repeating the fallacy either he win the election or it’s “rigged,” Trump announced the formation of the “1776 Commission,” a retaliation against The New York Times’ Pulitzer Prize-winning “1619 Project,” dedicated to chronicling the country’s history beginning the year Europeans shipped the first enslaved…

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