Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Look at life and realize what it means

All of us should be striving for a better society as our goal in life.

We’re in a recession, and it’s likely to get worse

The shortcomings of U.S. economic policy, the healthcare system, and workers’ rights are being magnified by the current crisis.

Two other pandemics: The lemming and apathy viruses

Viruses like this Corona Virus can kill. Yet, in the world of politics there have been, for a long time now, those two other ones: The Lemming Virus and the Apathy virus. They only kill what is left of our Republican Democracy... which is not much at all!

Linked dangers to civilization

Many of the serious dangers that we face today can be addressed by reforming our economic systems.

Coronavirus prevention that works for working people

Now is the time to put the basic foundation in place that will make us all safer and more secure in good times, and more resilient when disaster strikes.

Buying a plane ticket in Mexico

“For the first time it has ever happened to me, the website first accepted my order, and then (for some reason) I later received an email which stated that there were no longer tickets available at the price I wanted, and they jacked the price up $65.”

Why retirement insecurity is the new American epidemic

Under the current, broken system, the rich feather their own nests at everyone else’s expense.

‘About time’: Women’s groups applaud resignation of MSNBC host Chris Matthews after ‘decades-long history...

"Matthews had no business being on television for as long as he has been. That was true before Laura Bassett courageously came forward to share her story, and it remains true to this day."

‘Corporate media are not observers of the electoral process; they are participants’

And that is a complete misunderstanding of the actual sociology of America.

How CEOs behave like closet socialists

To deal with the many challenges we face today, the democratic principle must be extended from the political realm to the economic.