Category Archives: Economics

THE AMERICAN PEOPLE NEVER WIN–HERE’S WHY

**Headline and first line changed from prior posting **Headlined at OpEd News, June 28 By Arlen Grossman There’s a reason most Americans don’t get what they want. Billionaires and Large Corporations own this country. Period. They make the rules and … 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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