Tag Archive for America

How to Reverse the Widening Wealth Gap in America

138215_600

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Robert Reich – Wealth inequality is even more of a problem than income inequality. That’s because you have to have enough savings from income to begin to accumulate wealth – buying a house or investing in stocks and bonds, or saving up to send a…

Americans Are in Rebellion and the Political Establishment is Blind

donald-trump

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Robert Reich – Step back from the campaign fray for just a moment and consider the enormity of what’s already occurred. A 74-year-old Jew from Vermont who describes himself as a democratic socialist, who wasn’t even a Democrat until recently, has come within a whisker…

American Football Has It Backwards: The Offense is Really the Defense

Corpus Security.tif

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Walter Simon – I’m not much of a football fan. But due to circumstances beyond my control, I ended up in a house watching the Alabama-LSU game last night and something dawned on me. In American football, we have it all ass backwards. The defense should…

We Must Fight Economic Apartheid in America

portrait

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Robert Reich – Almost lost by the wave of responses to the Supreme Court’s decisions last week upholding the Affordable Care Act and allowing gays and lesbians to marry was the significance of the Court’s third decision – on housing discrimination. In a 5-4 ruling, the…

Republican Congress Remains the Lowest Rated Institution in American Society

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…So Why Do They Keep Geting Reelected? – By Jeffrey M. Jones – PRINCETON, N.J. — Americans’ confidence in most major U.S. institutions remains well below the historical average, especially the Republican Congress, according to the latest Gallup poll on the subject. “Congress is the institution in…

America the Boiling Frog

th

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Eschew Obfuscation – By Michael Douglass – I just ate macaroni and cheese out of a pull top can with a big ass spoon. Forty years ago Sarah Palin would never have been chosen as a presidential running mate. Not because she’s a woman but because she’s…