Category Archives: economy

THEY WON. WE LOST.

By Arlen Grossman Billionaires and Large Corporations own this country. Period. They make the rules and reap the benefits. They control the politicians and thus the laws. What they want, they get. Which is why even though Republicans number between … Continue reading

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Immoral Decisions

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Losing My Religion For Equality

By Jimmy Carter/The Age/ April 27, 2017 Women and girls have been discriminated against for too long in a twisted interpretation of the word of God. I HAVE been a practising Christian all my life and a deacon and Bible … Continue reading

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How Much Longer?

The Global Elite Are Headed For a Fall. And They Don’t Even Know It. By Damon Linker/ TheWeek/ April 27, 2017   The global elite think they’re sitting pretty. How wrong they are. Democrats keep telling themselves that Hillary Clinton … Continue reading

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IT’S BASICALLY JUST IMMORAL TO BE RICH

 By A.Q. Smith/Current Affairs/March 30,2017 A reminder that people who possess great wealth in a time of poverty are directly causing that poverty…   Here is a simple statement of principle that doesn’t get repeated enough: if you possess billions … Continue reading

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Unless It Changes, Capitalism Will Starve Humanity By 2050

By Drew Hansen/ Forbes/ February 9, 2017 Capitalism has generated massive wealth for some, but it’s devastated the planet and has failed to improve human well-being at scale. • Species are going extinct at a rate 1,000 times faster than that … Continue reading

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How Trump Could Cause the Next Economic Meltdown

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Obama’s Failings

Democrats can’t win until they recognize how bad Obama’s financial policies were By Matt Stoller/ Washington Post/ January 12, 2017 During his final news conference of 2016, in mid-December, President Obama criticized Democratic efforts during the election. “Where Democrats are characterized as … Continue reading

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Where Workers Stand on Labor Day

A Message to Working People on Labor Day from a former labor secretary By Robert Reich/ robertreich.org/ September 5, 2016 Your typical wage is below what it was in the late 1970s, in terms of what it can buy. Two-thirds … Continue reading

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IT’S ONLY OUR MONEY

The Pentagon Money Pit By Dave Lindorff/ Counterpunch/ August 11, 2016 What if the inspector general of the Department of Health and Human Services were to report that $6.5 billion in spending by that federal agency was unaccounted for and … Continue reading

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