Create New Unions to Rebuild the Middle Class

By Joseph O’ShaughnessyWe’ve written about unions here before, about how unions gave us the forty-hour workweek and weekends and pensions and a lifestyle that...

How Republicans Tried to Kill Obamacare and Give Us the Cheap...

We have been mislead by Republicans about Obamacare. If health care is about the American people, then Obamacare is good and workable and economically sound. If health care is about making health insurance companies profitable, and not caring for the American people, then the Republican plan is better...but only for the health insurance industry.

Donald Trump Is No Populist.

by Joseph D. O'ShaughnessyI normally don't sign what we all call posts. I don't even refer to them as "posts." Rather, I call them...

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...

There You Go Again, Donald…

The hits to the American people just keep coming. Trump's cabinet is a who's who of the richest, Rightist, wrongist group of characters ever...

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...

Scott Walker, Enemy of the People; Dr. Ben Carson, Separator of...

Scott Walker is riding the Clown Car Express. He’s the evil clown, the one you always hear about who scares children. He is scary....

Hedge Fund Managers Are Coming for Your State Pension Funds.

One of the most serious and largest scams now being perpetrated by the Republican Party on the American public is the “unfunded liability” state...

Big Oil

Every time you put gas in your car, you support Big Oil, the major oil companies, some of the largest global corporations in the...

American Stagnation

America has never been richer. Private assets amount to over $80 trillion, more than four times the national debt and the GDP. Yet the...

Jobs in the 21st Century

American society is crumbling. Our buildings, roads, bridges, dams—all our municipal facilities are breaking down. And there is very little investment being made in...

The Republicans and Growing Neo-Fascism in America

Many people think of Fascism and they think of Nazis and the Gestapo and concentration camps. That concept, while accurate as far as it...

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...

How the Trans Pacific Partnership Trade Bill Will Devastate Average Americans.

The Republicans are up to it again. Once again, they are trying to further devastate the Middle Class. Under the guise of a popular...

Unions and the Middle Class

It’s time we began to look for ways to organize large numbers of people against the now dominant power of the Plutocracy. Unions are...