Monday, August 26, 2019

Trickle down, wealth tax, and war

The central advantage to a wealth tax is that it spreads the power to spend wealth throughout the society and thereby can better the society if done in an appropriate way.

Merger mania

When, in his farewell address in 1961, President Dwight D. Eisenhower warned of the dangers of the “unwarranted influence” wielded by the “military-industrial complex,”...

The missing three-letter word in the Iran crisis

It’s always the oil. While President Trump was hobnobbing with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the G-20 summit in Japan,...

I still can’t get no satisfaction

I can't get no satisfactionI can't get me no satisfactionAnd I try and I try and I try t-t-t-t-try tryI can't get...

The riptide of American militarism

Lessons from the natural world on Washington’s unnatural wars.

An hour with Noam Chomsky on fascism, nuclear weapons, climate change, Julian Assange &...

"They’re things like climate change, like global warming, like the Nuclear Posture Review, deregulation. These are real issues. But the Democrats aren’t going after those."

If war breaks out with Iran, it won’t be an accident

A range of U.S. policies have been deliberately designed to provoke an Iranian response.

We’re not the good guys

Why is American aggression missing in action?

“What does war have to do with me?”

Sometimes war sounds like the harsh crack of gunfire and sometimes like the whisper of the wind. This early morning -- in...

On Iran, It’s Trump vs. Trump

The ongoing conflict with Iran showcases all the reasons why Donald Trump remains a hit with his base.  First...