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,...

How Conservatism Becomes Fascism

In 1946, in one of the great cosmopolitan cities of Europe, ancient and yet contemporary, with a tradition of culture, music, popular culture and...

The Next Two Years

The November 2014 elections were pretty clear. In some states Senators or Governors won by as many as 70% of the vote. Of course,...

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...

The Case For Liberal Economics

We have serious economic problems.As a country, we need to move ahead. China is buying up the world’s resources. Soon Russia will do the...

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...

Down Trump’s Golden Brick Road

We must examine the Trump infrastructure plan.At first, it sounds, well, pretty good. And then you get the details.First, why do you think Trump...

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...

Here Comes the Election Year Propaganda

If you think you have been lied to before…you ain’t seen nuthin’ yet. It’s an election year and therefore the amount and the degree...

The Scott Walker Story

Being fair to Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin is very difficult. It is like trying to be fair in analyzing the administration of Benito...

The Great Right-Wing Propaganda War

There is a war going on in this country. It is a war against the American People and a war against the truth. It...

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...

Of the Rich and the Poor in America

Income and wealth inequality in the United States is on the rise again. The gap between the rich and poor was much smaller from...

Governor Brownback, the Wizard of Oz

Has Kansas, under Governor Sam Brownback, become  second-rate, with a semi-Fascist government? The answer is in the history of the state since Brownback took...

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...