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...

Should We Be Taking Michael Moore Seriously?

Have you seen “Where to Invade Next,” the title of the latest film by gadfly documentarian, Michael Moore? I guess his films are supposed...

Neocons Revising History

When someone invades your home, steals your property, and takes the things you need to adequately live your daily life, you do not call...

Fair and Unbalanced

People want us to be fair and impartial. Not seeing conspiracies behind every voting booth. So perhaps we can attempt to be fair and...

Don’t Think “Green Energy;” Think Green Jobs.

We have a couple of pieces of legislation in that great frozen melting pot called a Senate that deserve your attention and, frankly, the...

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,...

Class Warfare…The Battle to Destroy the Middle Class

A dentist from Naperville, Illinois called a talk show in Chicago.“I’ve invested $400,000 in starting a dental practice and the government won’t let...

The Economics of Robert Reich.

Many short men are taller than Robert Reich. But as they said about Ari Onassis (who wasn’t that short, Ms. Onassis was just a...

Disaster in West Virginia

There is no way to discuss oil spills without stopping to make a comment or two on the crime, the rape of the Appalachian...

Open Letter to Tea Party: Take a Hard Left Turn

Before anyone who is a true Populist is going to believe that you, the Tea Party members are remotely legitimate and not simply stooges...

Democrats in 2014

If you talk to leading progressives these days, you'll be sure to hear this message: The Democratic Party should embrace the economic populism of...

On Raising Taxes and Restoring the Dream

We have all benefited from lower taxes in the years since 1980. So we can’t simply say that the rich have benefited. We all...

Americans Want Jobs, Not Cuts in Medicare or Medicaid

Most people will tell you that they are angry with the President. They were angry with the President in 2010 when they voted for...

Sinister Economics

Let’s understand one thing. The economic problems of the country were not caused by “Progressive” or “Liberal” or “Populist” policies. They were caused in...

Unless You Are a Millionaire–or a Bigot–You Should Not Vote Republican.

It is time that we all faced facts, looked at ourselves in the mirror and asked ourselves who we are.If you are...