The Authoritarian President

May 3, 2017 0

by Robert Reich This post originally appeared at Robert Reich‘s website. After more than 100 days into his presidency, it seems fair to ask: What is Donald Trump’s governing philosophy? He isn’t really a Republican (he didn’t join the GOP until […]

Bernie Sanders is Most Popular US Politician in New Poll

April 19, 2017 0

by Deirdre Fulton, staff writer As he tours the country hoping to give the Democratic Party an energy boost, yet another poll has shown Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to be extremely popular among the U.S. electorate. A Harvard-Harris survey found that […]

What Our Grandchildren Will Do When the Jobs Are Gone

April 18, 2017 0

by Paul Buchheit This post first appeared on CommonDreams.org. The jobs reports would have us believe our rebound from the recession is almost complete. The reality is very different, and The Economist has some fancy words for it: “Job polarisation,” where middle-skill jobs […]

100 Days of Deconstruction

April 18, 2017 0

by Steven Harper This post first appeared on BillMoyers.com. At its best, government saves the environment from polluters, prevents companies from exploiting consumers, safeguards individuals against invidious discrimination and other forms of injustice, and lends a helping hand to those […]

Tax System Is Unfair, Majority of Americans Say

April 17, 2017 0

As people across the country scramble to file their taxes before Tuesday’s deadline, a majority will be doing so under the belief that the system they are adhering to is fundamentally unfair. More Americans than not now state that neither […]