Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Trade denialism continues: Trade really did kill manufacturing jobs

This level of dishonesty separates trade out from most other areas of public debate.

Attention, Democrats: Voters want more government, not less

Activist politicians for an activist government: it’s an approach more Democrats should consider.

Fiorina’s Dubious Cheerleader

Tom Perkins recently bought a full-page ad attesting to the presidential worthiness of Carly Fiorina. Yet is your campaign in a heap of hurt if you need Tom Perkins to defend your “abilities, intellect, and talent?”

Donald Trump, Jeff Sessions and the unleashing of police power

“This is what Attorney General Sessions will unleash ... if we are not vigilant and resistant.”

In the First Debate, The People’s Issues Came Second

We got a show. But not the answers we deserve.

Ending regime change—in Bolivia and the world

The triumph of democracy in Bolivia and the failure of the U.S.'s "regime change" efforts around the world.

Socialism, Capitalism, Or …?

Can we create socialism within capitalism, or capitalism within socialism?

A Bailed-Out Banker Lectures About Fairness

James Dimon, CEO of JP Morgan Chase is complaining that “banks are under assault.” But America’s largest Wall Street empire has illegally deceived and cheated its way to the top. Dimon should be grateful he’s not in jail.

Preparing for the Next Memorial Day

In the aftermath of the Memorial Day military parades and with a new administration looming on the horizon, a critical task for the coming year is to build a renewed, more vibrant, interracial, and multi-generational peace movement that will pressure the next administration.

Once again, the right hijacks that old-time religion

A new museum in Washington reminds us that the Good Book is subject to interpretation – and abuse.