Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Journalists Face Most Deadly and Dangerous Period in Recent History

“Journalists are being caught in a terror dynamic," in which they are targeted and restricted of their civil liberties in the name of fighting terror. Is this the most deadly and dangerous period for journalists in recent history?

ISDS a Corporate Cluster Bomb to Obliterate Our People’s Sovereignty

The Trans-Pacific Partnership would empower global corporations to "circumvent and even overturn our local, state and national laws"—a desecration of our nation's democratic ideals. It's time we rebel against the aristocracy of corporate elites.

Entitlements Are Bankrupting America. But the Rich Keep Taking Them.

With extreme inequality plaguing the U.S., the rich continue to bankrupt the middle and lower classes. They have a feeling of entitlement from our nation's many years of productivity. We have to stop ignoring the real problem.

Why So Many Americans Feel So Powerless

While powerlessness can be felt in all aspects of American's lives, it seems the current system is only built for those at the top. How do we reinstate the power that the economy and society depend on to feel like the system is working for all?

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

Eight Americans Killed by CIA Drone Strikes

A U.S. drone strike recently executed eight U.S. citizens without due process. With more than 3,852 casualties in Pakistan, Somalia and Yemen, why does the Obama administration continue to allow the CIA to operate signature strikes with impunity?

Why Bernie Sanders Is the Only Populist Candidate for President

While Bernie Sanders will make his official campaign announcement by the end of the month, could Americans finally have the economic populist presidential candidate they’ve been waiting for? It's entirely up to us.

DOJ Opens Investigation into Police Suspect Killed by Spinal Injuries

The Baltimore police department is under scrutiny, with a criminal investigation now being opened, after a suspect died while in police custody. Although the officers claim they did not use force, video footage shows otherwise.

Special Delivery for the Plutocrats

Spending by outside groups exploded from about $15 million in 1998 to more than $1 billion in 2012. And between the Clinton coffers and Koch cash, the crisis will get far worse as the 2016 presidential-election season heats up. Doug Hughes hopes to help change this.

How the New Flexible Economy Is Making Workers’ Lives Hell

Just-in-time scheduling is designed to make customer-driven businesses more nimble and keep costs to a minimum. But while it's part of America's new "flexible economy," it doesn't allow working people to live their lives.