Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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?

Hillary, Bernie, and the Banks

Wall Street bankers are still an enormous threat to millions of Americans and the only way to resolve this is “with reforms so big, bold, and public they can’t be watered down.”

What Happened to the Moral Center of American Capitalism?

“We can have huge wealth in the hands of a relatively few people or we can have a democracy. But we can’t have both.” We need to get big money out of politics.

Stop Shopping, Start Living

REI is doing its part to preserve the spirit of Thanksgiving. Let's follow their lead - stop shopping and start living.

NY Assembly Speaker Arrested for Accepting $4 Million in Bribes

New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was recently arrested and charged with numerous counts of conspiracy, fraud, and extortion. With some politicians abusing their positions and accepting dark money, how can citizens fully trust their government?

Bush Administration Ignored Multiple Detailed Pre-9/11 Warnings

New information has emerged that further details how the Bush administration ignored warnings of an impending Al Qaeda attack on U.S. soil. Did they really believe they did everything in their power to prevent it, or did the administration cover up their pre-9/11 knowledge?

What It Means to be a Socialist

"And at this moment of crisis we need to remind ourselves what being a socialist means." Chris Hedges discusses why the building of a socialist movement is our only hope for the future.

Mueller can’t unrig the system, but movements can

Leading Democrats treated Russia as Trump’s worst crime, even sprinkling in some neo-Cold War rhetoric, while dismissing movements doing the real work of resistance.

Is Donald Trump Really a ‘Fascist’?

Is Trump a real live fire-breathing fascist? The majority of citizens have no use for Trump and Trumpism because it isn't the solution to "make America great again."

An Escape Hatch for Corporate Cons

While corporate crimes produce horrible injuries, illnesses and deaths, they are almost always settled by fines and payoffs. Why is it that criminal corporate executives are always given a “Get Out of Jail Free” card?