Saturday, October 23, 2021

The Federal Reserve Board’s Plan to Kill Jobs

It's time Americans rally against the Fed’s interest rate policies and let them know how they feel about raising interest rates to kill jobs. Join the Center for Popular Democracy grassroots campaign to stop the Fed from its deliberate acts.

Will the Democratic Nominee for 2016 Take on the Moneyed Interests?

While it's evident that the Democratic nominee for President will campaign on reviving the American middle class, it's time the nation has a leader who can take on the moneyed interests responsible for the worst wealth inequality in modern American history.

Tariq Ali: The Time Is Right for a Palace Revolution

The devolution of the political system through corruption has led to “the death of the party system” and the emergence of what Tariq Ali, part of the royalty of the left, called “an extreme center.” “One is doomed if nothing happens in the U.S.”

My War on Terror

In an open letter to an unknown American patriot, Tom Engelhardt offers his version of the Ten Commandments for a better American world and a better world generally.

Four Reasons Young Americans Should Burn Their Student Loan Papers

Protest against student loans is a good way to earn the first dividend in the proposed America Permanent Fund. Here are four reasons students should take up the fight against financial firms holding high-interest student loans.

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?

TV Meteorologists Should Say It Loud and Clear: Climate Change Is Here

Climate change is here and it is real. It's time TV Meteorologists state the cold, hard facts: it is a planetary threat and there is plenty we can do about it.

An Exciting Democracy Movement Arises in Chicago

“Reclaim Chicago,” a progressive, people-led democratic coalition, are attempting to reclaim their city. Corporate elites and corrupt politicians better beware of the power of thousands of grassroots Chicagoans.

A Model Philanthropist

Ron Read, a philanthropist and janitor from a small-town in Vermont, shocked his community by leaving behind millions for the common good—gifting the largest bequest to the local library and hospital. What a great way to restore faith in humankind.

The Smart Brother? Why Jeb Bush Can’t Escape Dubya’s Dubious Legacy

Jeb Bush's presidential nomination depends on persuading voters that he is not his brother George W., but rather the "the smart brother" of the Bush family. His debut address on foreign policy might say differently.