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Where is Marley’s ghost… When we really need him?

The overwhelming preponderance of dead-end box store jobs and part-time positions offering little or no benefits is what we have become in this so-called modern era.

Incentive for terrorism: America has taken nearly 70% of the world’s...

Young lives are put at risk to ensure that a few thousand American households are free to take most of the wealth. 

The Republican tax bill is a poison pill that kills the...

Today’s Republicans would have fit right into Herbert Hoover’s administration.

The man in the bathtub, December 1, 1940

The 1930s were a rough time for all who labored.... Or sought work.

How to stop a tax plan rigged for the rich

Could a defeat of the GOP tax plans of 2017 signal a similar new egalitarian upsurge? Maybe. But first we have to deliver that defeat.

Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and Warren Buffett own more wealth than...

IPS's Chuck Collins and Josh Hoxie know it is not a “natural phenomenon” how the rich got rich at the expense of the rest of the population.

The rising Chinese dream

The 21st century might very well be defined by the ascendant Chinese dream.      

The public bank option – safer, local and half the cost

Public sector banks have shown that they are actually more profitable, safer, less corrupt, and more accountable overall than private banks.

2 or 3 things I know about Capitalism (with apologies to...

We either struggle and strive, by and any and all means, to end the system -- or it will end us.

In CNN’s tax debate, Bernie Sanders showed how Democrats can win...

By offering a bold vision of policies to help working families, Sanders voiced a popular alternative to Ted Cruz and the GOP’s barbarism.

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World Bank to end financial support for oil and gas exploration

“It is hard to overstate the significance of this historic announcement by the World Bank.”

How to confront Republican family members about the GOP tax plan (a holiday guide)

Here are the 3 main Republican arguments in favor of the Republican tax plan, followed by the truth.

Trump caves to Big Ag, reverses humane requirements for “USDA Organic” livestock

Consumers pay more for organic with the expectation that the animals are treated more humanely than in conventional farming.

Stupidity and blindness have destroyed whatever democracy the US ever had

Republicans AND Democrats are the problem.

Incentive for terrorism: America has taken nearly 70% of the world’s wealth gains since...

Young lives are put at risk to ensure that a few thousand American households are free to take most of the wealth. 

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