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At last, America's political leaders indicate that they now feel the pain of the poor and of the millions of working families slipping out of the middle class.
Congress had... [read more]
When you get fed up with all the greed and narcissism that seems to rule our country, a good way to restore your faith in humankind is to reflect on the generosity of Ron Read... [read more]
Ted’s recent announcement of his presidential candidacy was a real Cruz-a-palooza! It was part Ronald Reagan, part Elmer Gantry, part John Lennon, and part Jerry Falwell – yet it was totally Ted Cruz – full... [read more]
Good news, people: The "boom" is back! Good times are here again, thanks to an economic boom generated by (of all things) bad times.
Tens of millions of Americans have been... [read more]
Sen. Chuck Schumer, leader of the corporate wing of congressional Democrats, never met a global trade deal too ugly to hug. So when even he says, "This is really troubling," you know his eyes have... [read more]
And away we go – off on another crazy cruze with Ted!
Cinch up your seatbelts, for Sen. Ted Cruz (fueled by his flaming jet-powered ego) has gotten a head start... [read more]
Chicago! City of broad shoulders. Plutocratic hog butcher. Tool maker for progressive change. Stacker of the wheat of grassroots power, wheat separated from the chaff of corporate politicians. Stormy, husky, brawling. Planning, building, breaking, rebuilding.... [read more]
"Do the crime, do the time," goes the old saying. Unless of course, the criminals are corporate executives. In those cases, the culprits are practically always given a "Get out of jail free" card.
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Shouldn't America have at least one major party that isn't beholden to the corporate elite?
Well look here – just such a party has popped up, raring to roar into... [read more]
Alright boys and girls, gather 'round me, and I'll tell you the story of the "Investor State Dispute Resolution" clause. Wait children… where're you going? Don't run away. Don't cry!
Okay,... [read more]