Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Corporate seditionists are no better than the seditionists who attacked the Capitol

The tsunami of money now flowing from corporations into the swamp of American politics is larger than ever.

Tax on global mega-rich could help lift 2.3 billion out of poverty

"During 2021, we witnessed the epidemic of Covid-19 and wealth-hiding, and it's time to reverse course."

Ominous history in real time: Where we are now in the USA

This article is adapted from the new edition of Norman Solomon’s book “Made Love, Got War,” just published as a free e-book.

How Joe Manchin betrayed America’s working families

Ed Barnette long ago realized that affordable child care and paid sick leave, among other resources, would be essential to helping West...

How much crass irrationality can self-government stand? Can community wisdom offset howls for mob...

Trump-proof elections – with energized agendas, expanded voting, critical thinking and compassion Like delivery companies, food production, and all...

Eurasia’s ring of fire

Throughout 2021, Americans were absorbed in arguments over mask mandates, school closings, and the meaning of the January 6th attack on the...

Bin Laden and Trump: Two bookends to America’s imperial decline

The U.S. now is a very sick empire, faced abroad by powerful challenges to its hegemony, eroded by economic stagnation, shorn of ideological legitimacy, and torn apart internally by a civil war in all but name.

Some Florida and Arizona Republicans show how to counter 2020 election lies

Developments in two swing states showcase how election records can be used to debunk disinformation and provide more transparency of vote counts.

Best nations really are the brightest. Solution: Close the reason gap

America's pushing dumb and dumber, while dumbing down the next generation.

With billions in fines, US Chamber of Commerce’s ranks are ‘packed with rogues’

A new report catalogues 15,896 federal and state violations from more than 100 U.S. Chamber of Commerce members, including major fossil fuel companies.