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...

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...

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...

Social Security Revisited.

On May 28, 2009, in this space, we published a well-researched article entitled, “Who Stole Your Social Security and Why?” The idea was to...

Trump: A Fantasy of Being President

Donald Trump recently laid out his economic policies in a speech in Detroit, Michigan. It is no surprise he did it there. Detroit is...

Grover Norquist: Lobbyist for the Rich

Grover Norquist is without question the kind of nerd that most working-class Democrats and Liberals like to attack. He comes from an affluent Republican...

The Greatest Robbery in the History of the World

In 2008, the top income earners in this country and major corporations and the Republican Party and Wall Street completed the greatest theft of...

Republicans and “Tea Party” Billionaires Attack Social Security

One of the attacks on the Middle Class being undertaken skillfully by the Koch Brothers and the Phil Anschutzes and the Rush Limbaughs and...

Time Out –A Look at the Republican Non-budget

Before we can return to the Failure of Conservative Economics, we must address a current issue on today's Neo-Conservative agenda...the Paul Ryan Republican Budget...

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 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...

A Tariff Policy to Create Jobs

We need exports and imports. We need jobs. And we need more jobs than can be provided by exports. In other words,at a very...

Capitalism Versus Patriotism

American workers have been kicked around by industry for about 30 solid years now. Unions have been crushed, jobs sent to India and China...

The Son-in-law Senator from Wisconsin

The nice thing about “stupid” is that you don’t have to make anything up or manipulate anything or try to exaggerate anything…stupid is as...

Nationalize Natural Gas Production and Save America.

There is one simple and secure way to jump start the economy and sustain it over a decade. That one simple idea is to...