How Fred Upton and Whirlpool Devastated Arkansas and Michigan.

Large corporations are often so huge that it is difficult to get one’s head around their size and their influence. General Electric, for example,...

Why Regulations Are Important

Rusty Billingsley was an ironworker who loved horses and loved his job. He was employed at the massive Las Vegas City Center project, a...

Ending 2018, Seeking True Populism

byJoseph O'ShaughnessyAs we race through space in late November 2018, the United States is in great turmoil and some would say in great danger.The...

How Cable Companies Use ALEC to Get in Your Pocket

About 100 million people in the U.S. pay for what by comparison with other countries is substandard cable or satellite TV every year. Both...

The foundations of American Neo-Fascism

Hitler, above all, was a racist. He thought that interbreeding between different races was wrong, but not merely wrong—disastrously wrong. He thought that Darwin’s...

Inequality and Poverty

Government is failing Americans. A nation accustomed to creating new industries, technologies and good jobs within those industries can no longer expect vision from...

Failure of Conservative Economics, Part III The Big Economic...

No discussion of Conservative economics will be complete without a full analysis and review of the theories of Fredrich Hayek. Hayek was an Austrian...

The Sanders Revolution

The world is changing  again. Instead of a 40-something running for President, we have two 60 or 70-somethings. Maybe it takes that long to...

Who Is Stealing Your Retirement and Why?

It’s about time you faced some increasingly obvious facts. Your own corporation is stealing your retirement income. Corporations are freezing defined benefit plans, shutting...

Glenn Beck Attacks Unions

Glenn Beck, the supposedly middle class hero, turns out to be a hollowed out Tin Man. Lately, we noticed that this self-style man of...

The Reagan Legacy: Economic and Social Disaster

The United States was once the envy of the entire world. Even some very wealthy and prominent individuals in England and France settled here...

The Son-in-law Senator from Wisconsin

The nice thing about “stupid” is that you don’t have to make anything up or manipulate anything or try to exaggerate anything…stupid is as...

Health Care Disaster Is Just the End of a Long, Long...

The Republican Senate, House, President Trump (sounds so ridiculous!) and the Billionaires have written you out of health care. And they will do more...cut...

The Nightmare of U.S. Private Prisons

With everything else you have to worry about—Fascism in government, domestic terrorists and the lack of intelligent response, a congress trying to overthrow all...

ALEC and the Corporate Takeover of America

Our government at local, state and national levels is being confiscated by huge corporations. It is happening every day in state legislatures all over...