The Economics of Destruction

We are in a very serious time in the history of this country. Although it may not seem so to many, about 80% of...

Politics for Dummies: Populist versus Fascist

by Joseph O’ShaughnessyWe spend a lot of time in this country identifying people and things, like fads and trends. It is not difficult to...

Trump Tax Cuts Versus Your Social Security and Medicare

Perhaps it is time for the big battle. Perhaps it is time to have an all-out war against the Titans.Trump and McConnell, the would...

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...

The 500 Reactionary Rich

We have a serious problem in this country. It is not hard to recognize or to understand. It is simple and it is ruining...

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...

The Trouble with the Trouble with the Economy

We’ve got trouble. Right here in Washington City. And that starts with a “T” and that rhymes with a “G” and that stands for...

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...

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...

Income Inequality and Taxation

What is income inequality and what does it mean to the average person? Does it matter to you or me if someone makes 20...

Here’s How Right Wing Obstruction Affects You Personally.

Life is not a newsreel, someone once said. It is not a sound bite. It is not the mere reporting of Republican Reich Wing...

Wake Up, Republicans, Before It Is Too Late!

The recent elections have brought some emotional and some real political relief to a beleaguered Middle Class, but we need to point out a...

“Tax Cut Fever” Is as Nutty as Trump. Who’s Behind It?

Even the Liberal Media, in the form of the PBS Newshour has touted the success of the economy. Lowest unemployment in decades. Highest stock...

No Cuts to Social Security

Since 1980, the Republican Party has been made up of Conservatives and since Bush the First's term made up of Neoconservatives. In the early...

Greed

"The time has come" the walrus said, "To talk of many things: Of shoes--and ships--and sealing wax-- Of cabbages--and kings-- And why the sea is...