“Americans surely have this superiority complex scholars define it as American Exceptionalism. We really do think that we not only know better than the rest of the world, but that we are better!”
Governor Malloy announced today that Connecticut will be enacting tighter gun laws to prohibit the sale of firearms to individuals on terrorism watch lists.
A new study measured job losses from Walmart’s offshoring at 400,000.
Time Banking is easy to understand in terms of the way we already work and, with a little enthusiasm, these programs are relatively uncomplicated to set up and manage.
If they become law, international treaties like the TPP will fundamentally alter the global economy and global governance in a way that further empowers transnational corporations.
The U.S. Congress is being told they must repeal country-of-origin labeling law or we face billions in punishment. U.S. courts don’t get a say. We don’t either.
How much more evidence do we need that our system is in crisis? How long before we make it work for all of us instead of a handful at the top? We must not let them buy our democracy.
The Labor Advisory Committee created by Congress to assess the TPP says the proposed treaty is “skewing benefits to economic elites while leaving workers to bear the brunt of the TPP’s downside.”