Category Archives: economy

Prescient President

Eisenhower’s Farewell Address should be seen by every American every year……

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But You Knew That

Princeton Concludes What Kind of Government America Really Has, and It’s Not a Democracy By Tom McKay/ PolicyMic/ April 16, 2014 The news: A new scientific study from Princeton researcher Martin Gilens and Northwestern researcher Benjamin I. Page has finally put some science … Continue reading

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A Drop in the Bucket

Citigroup: The Original Gangsta By Robert Scheer/ Truthdig/ July 14, 2014 Barack Obama’s Justice Department on Monday announced that Citigroup would pay $7 billion in fines, a move that will avoid a humiliating trial dealing with the seamy financial products … Continue reading

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His Message Still Rings True

Huey Long’s Share Our Wealth Speech In a national radio address on February 23, 1934, Huey Long unveiled his “Share Our Wealth” plan, a program designed to provide a decent standard of living to all Americans by spreading the nation’s … Continue reading

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Excuse Me…….

Two politicians who apparently represent different planets……

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Nobody Who Works Should Be Living in Poverty

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Freedom of Corporate Choice

Today, A Federal Appeals Court Killed Free Speech on the Internet The Internet will now be controlled by a handful of companies. By Ben Collins/ Esquire/ January 14, 2014 Today, a federal appeals court handed over control of free speech on … Continue reading

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Ready to Burst?

Zombie Economy – Living Bubble By Chris Kanthan/ Nation of Change/ December 4, 2013 Imagine the reaction you would get if you walked into an off-the-hook fraternity party and shouted, “Stop this party! There are too many drunk people and … Continue reading

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NOT TOO BIG TO JAIL

Iceland’s jailed bankers ‘a model’ for dealing with ‘financial terrorists’ RT/ December 14, 2013 By jailing four top officers of Iceland’s failed Kaupthing Bank, the country showed the world the right way to deal with the people largely responsible for … Continue reading

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One-Sided Battle

WAR ON THE POOR The Shameful Ways the GOP Makes It Bad To Be Poor in 21st-Century America By Sasha Abramsky/Monterey County Weekly/ December 5, 2013 The past year hasn’t been a good one for poor people in America. First, … Continue reading

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