Archive for ‘GOP’

June 8, 2019

Why We Underestimate How Fast and Far Democracies Can Fall

The War Against Democracy, and Why We’re Losing It

Source: Why We Underestimate How Fast and Far Democracies Can Fall

March 25, 2019

Do the Rich Capture All the Gains from Economic Growth?

Adjusted for inflation, the US economy has more than doubled in real terms since 1975.

Source: Do the Rich Capture All the Gains from Economic Growth?

March 5, 2019

Main Street Must Be Rebuilt on Wall Street’s Dime

Note: Today, The Wall Street Tax Act of 2019 was introduced by U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) It would put a tax of 0.1 percent on all stock, bond and

Source: Main Street Must Be Rebuilt on Wall Street’s Dime

March 5, 2019

What Do Churches Have to Hide? The Solution Is Simple.

Nonprofit organizations in the U.S. make a contract with society: you give us tax-exempt status, and we’ll open our books to show that we’ve spent our […]

Source: What Do Churches Have to Hide? The Solution Is Simple.

February 15, 2019

The Truth about Mike Pence: An Interview with Author Michael D’Antonio – TheHumanist.com

A purposefully-bland Vice President concealing religious zealotry.

Source: The Truth about Mike Pence: An Interview with Author Michael D’Antonio – TheHumanist.com

February 12, 2018

Trump serves the people – rich ones, that is • Hightower Lowdown

Donald Trump bragged in 2016 that, “I know words – I have the best words.” Well, occasionally he does use some very fine words that convey great promise, a

Source: Trump serves the people – rich ones, that is • Hightower Lowdown

September 2, 2017

Social Democracy Can Only Tame Capitalism. We Need to Overcome It.

To achieve radical democracy, we need to rethink our undemocratic economic system.

Source: Social Democracy Can Only Tame Capitalism. We Need to Overcome It.

September 2, 2017

How Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric Has Heightened the Barriers to a Black-Brown Coalition

The ‘taking our jobs’ myth continues to sow division in Chicago’s working class communities.

Source: How Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric Has Heightened the Barriers to a Black-Brown Coalition

December 18, 2016

The Emoluments Clause: Its text, meaning, and application to Donald J. Trump | Brookings Institution

Foreign interference in the American political system was among the gravest dangers feared by the Founders of our nation and the framers of our Constitution.  The United States was a new government…

Source: The Emoluments Clause: Its text, meaning, and application to Donald J. Trump | Brookings Institution

December 11, 2016

Socialism for the Rich, Capitalism for the Poor: An Interview With Noam Chomsky

In a democracy, the public influences policy but the US state largely works to benefit the privileged and powerful.

Source: Socialism for the Rich, Capitalism for the Poor: An Interview With Noam Chomsky