Thursday, April 18, 2019

What Clintons Do Is ‘Scandalous,’ What Republicans Do Is Ignored

It seems that no matter what Hillary Clinton does, America's political media rises up in sustained outrage. But why doesn't the press corps apply the same standards to any Republican politician?

Former House Speaker Charged with Concealing Blackmail Payments

Dennis Hastert, former House Speaker, was indicted for covering up large bank transactions and lying to the FBI. Forced to cover up past misconduct through blackmail payments, is Hastert squeaky clean reputation now tainted?

FIFA Executives Indicted on International Corruption Charges

The defendants face maximum terms of 20 years in prison for the RICO conspiracy, wire fraud conspiracy, wire fraud, money laundering conspiracy, money laundering, and obstruction of justice charges. Did they get what they deserved?

A Lost Opportunity for Change

We are living in times of great strain, and worldwide opportunity. Huge numbers of people throughout the world want change; disappointingly, the election result in the UK was a victory for the status quo.

Ten Ways to Make the Economy Work for the Many, Not the Few #7

American workers need a union to bargain on their behalf. Low-wage workers in big-box retail stores and fast-food chains need a union even more. If we want average Americans to get a fair share of the gains from economic growth, they need to be able to unionize.

A Letter Carrier’s Special Delivery to Congress

Doug Hughes might have been the delivery carrier when he landed his gyrocopter on the U.S. Capitol lawn, but the great majority of Americans are totally on board with his message and his bold effort to shake up and shape up Congress.

VIDEO: Ten Ideas to Save the Economy #6: End Corporate Welfare Now

While corporations aren’t people, they don't deserve handouts or our "hard-earned" dollars for no reason. No more crony capitalism—It's time we end corporate welfare for good.

Government and Corporate America: A Marriage Made in Hell

When we talk about two things that should never be combined, government and Corporatism is one of them. The massive power held by U.S. global corporations and the rich and powerful has the ability to do irreparable damage to America.

Whatever Happened to Antitrust?

America used to have antitrust laws, but no longer. Giant corporations are now taking over the economy and weakening antitrust enforcement. We are living in a land of monopolies.

The Economic Tsunami Gathering Momentum Off the Shores of America

Our government is a dysfunctional, corporate-ruled mess with a massive debt that has gotten out of control. “A massive tsunami, a mega-powerful financial tidal wave, is growing in intensity off the shores of America” and only we can stop the chaos that seems inevitable.