In Washington's "think-tank" study on inequality, they fail to mention how big corporations and Wall Street have weakened the nation's labor and antitrust laws. So whose side is Washington really on?
Big money is threatening the Democratic party by saying that major campaign donations are dependent on “a friendlier attitude toward the banks.” This just shows what little respect banks actually have.
While the Democrats had a poor showing at the polls in 2014, populist and progressive ideas surged. An array of unabashedly populist ballot initiatives were passed by pollsters.
Philadelphia City Council approved a bill on Thursday that mandates companies with 10 or more employees to provide their workers the opportunity to earn up to five days’ paid sick leave. The mayor, who changed his position on the issue, announced he would sign it.
While Donald Trump continues to be a loud-mouthed celebrity's gaffe, Jeb Bush's feigned outrage over Trumps comments of John McCain not being a "war hero" puts him in the same category— a sanctimonious fraud.
The core message from last year’s elections wasn't that voters embraced the GOP’s right-wing values, it's that they didn’t want to elect namby-pamby Democrats. But there is now a chance to say “yes” to an array of progressive ballot initiatives.
After releasing its own preliminary investigation, Doctors Without Borders is also demanding an independent war crimes probe of the U.S. bombing of its hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan.
The Koch brothers are buying up museum boards to influence others of their junk climate theories. Isn’t it odd that infamous science-deniers are directing a science museum?
Rick Berman is a "wholly unprincipled little man" who takes corporations dollars by offering to do their dirty PR work. While he continues taking secret funding from major corporations, he's become know as "Dr. Silly" for clownish and bombastic traits.
The newest business model using new technologies isn't just labor-replacing, it's knowledge-replacing. As the ratio of producers to customers continues to plummet, the profits go to an ever-smaller circle of executives and owner-investors.