The Koch Brothers, Fascism and the 2014 Elections – Part II

So, here we have two brothers, raised in privilege by Frederick Koch, Sr., a man who was at first accepted, then apparently shunned by...

The Koch Brothers, Fascism and the 2014 Elections

There are always conspiracy theorists in abundance. And when it comes to elections, from Kennedy in 1960 to Bush in 2000, some people will...

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 Economy, Politics and Jobs

One of the key problems with the country today is the lack of jobs. If we had jobs, we would have more economic activity...

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...

The Land of Opportunity–for the Koch Brothers.

In the south Bronx, the unemployment rate is 19%. In Detroit and other metro areas it can be even higher than that. The opportunity...

It Is Time for a Change.

It is time for a change. It is time for the average American to get in the face of other average Americans, get on...

Rich Getting Richer. Poor Getting Poorer.

In the United States today, the rich are getting richer and the poor are becoming poorer. The facts are clear. They are reported by...

Another Look at Unions

It is time to revisit the issue of unions.Why are unions important? They are important because unions represent the people. Government used to...

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...

Inflation Versus Inaction

We now get a lot of activity from the theorists who say inflation is right around the corner. Every little up-tick in the interest...

The Failure of Conservative Economics–Pt. IV–Bush, Cheney and Big Government by...

In 1994, in an interview, Milton Friedman said that in the 1990s there is “much less optimism and all the problems have been...

Moving to the Left

If you are a Populist, you should not think that the elections on November 6, 2012 solved anything. We elected a President and Senators...

Homeless in Seattle…and Lakewood…and Reno…and more…

Tent cities are growing all over the country. Over 47 million people now live below the poverty line. There are growing numbers of tent...

Romney Has a Serious Problem. (short)

Mitt Romney is doing something that many candidates do when they are attacked, and especially when they are attacked with facts that are very...