The jig is up, and my time has come. I'm about to be arrested. They'll be hauling me away in mid-April. Not for doing anything wrong, really. In fact, if the authorities arrest me, it will be for standing up for what's right.
Not only have corporate outrages become commonplace, but the level of the outrages have gone nuclear.
Take Martin Shkreli – please! The 32-year-old CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals launched the drug maker... [read more]
The dictionary defines a patriot as, "One who loves his or her country and supports its authority and interests."
Supports authority? Hooey. An American patriot is one who supports the egalitarian ideals... [read more]
Not only have crowds been streaming into arenas all around the country to hear Bernie Sanders' fact-studded speeches, but ordinary Americans have also been pitching in small donations (averaging only $23 each) to self-finance a... [read more]
The mantra of every Koch-headed, right-wing politico is that "government should be run like a business."
Welcome to Flint, Michigan. This impoverished, mostly African-American city has indeed been run like a... [read more]
One big difference between the rich and the poor in our country is that the rich don't tend to have their drinking water poisoned by their own governor.
Not that... [read more]
When I crossed paths with a Democratic campaign consultant in Austin last March, I suggested he come to the local IBEW hall to hear Bernie, adding that the Vermont senator was pondering a run for... [read more]
The word "free" in "free enterprise" is not an adjective, it's a verb – as in, let's "free up" the enterprise of small businesspeople who're locked out of the marketplace by monopoly power.
... [read more]
The uber-rich like to collect trophies as proof of their unsurpassed uberness.
These are not like the tacky brass trophy you won in a bowling tournament. No, no – global ultra-billionaires... [read more]
Well, I didn't expect this!
The National Republican Party has published an official policy document showing that the GOP really might be more than a gaggle of serve-the-rich plutocrats and wacky,... [read more]
People like trains. Whether taking a long trip or making the daily commute, riding the rails, without the hassles of airports and the tensions of driving, can be the most sensible and pleasurable way to... [read more]
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