Friday, May 14, 2021

The Fraud of the New ‘Family-Friendly’ Work

The new family-friendly policies seem ideally timed, but they apply only to a tiny group considered “talent”—highly educated and in high demand— to help to recruit and keep them. Let's not celebrate this new era just yet.

Bush’s Iraq lies, uncontested, will haunt us under Trump

There is no decision more grave than taking your nation to war. There is nothing more criminal than basing that war on lies.

Cheating the School Kids: Corporations Don’t Pay Their STATE Taxes, Either

It's hard for a nation to build work skills when its corporations have largely stopped paying for education. Both federal and state corporate tax avoidance is at a stunning rate. This is millions of dollars that isn't going to state taxes, which fund public education.

Defying the politics of fear

We owe it to those who come after us not to be complicit in this evil.

First came interesting times—then came the mother of all curses

Taking a look at the pandemic through a different kind of lens—here's a serious point the mainstream media has overlooked for the most part.

The climate movement’s new battle cry

The unimaginable is now possible: 100% renewable energy. We can’t settle for less.

GOP, Stop Making Excuses for Scalise

Twelve years ago Rep. Steve Scalise accepted an invitation to speak for a racist and anti-Semitic hate group. His story should serve as a warning to the leaders of the Republican Party.

On the rehabilitation of George W. Bush

Say it again: The enemy of our enemy is still a war criminal.

My wishes for Obama’s parting shots

In the waning days of his administration, I’d recommend Obama take the following last stands.

As neo-nazis hail him, Trump shrugs

The longer Trump allows white nationalists to decorate their propaganda with his name the more suspicion he provokes about his own ideology and intentions.