Big corporations rushed out like thieves behind a mask to exploit the crisis. For future historians and artists who’ll chronicle today’s health and economic crisis, one humble item … Read more What’s Behind a Mask?
The Choctaw have a word, “iyyikowa,” that means serving those in need… and we need more of it. Charles Dickens, writing about the inequality and social turmoil leading … Read more What Is “Iyyikowa,” and Why Do We Need More of It?
President Donald Trump is on a mission to turn science fiction into a “new frontier” of official military policy. Bring on Captain Kirk, Spock and the whole intrepid … Read more Trump Blasts into a New Frontier… for War
Legitimate small businesses are shut out as corporate CEOs pig out on the pandemic relief program. Monty Bennett was just another of the many faceless right-wing millionaire corporate … Read more What’s the Difference Between Corporate CEOs and Pigs?
Of all the things the brooding madman in the White House might focus on during a pandemic, hijacking our public postal service has become his priority. One thing … Read more What’s the Gimmick in Trump’s Plan to ‘Rescue’ the Public Postal Service?
Our country’s present “economic disease” is not simply caused by a sudden viral outbreak but by severe, decades-long plutocratic policies. In this horrible time of economic collapse, it … Read more The Deadly Economic Disease Behind COVID-19
The hierarchy has so rigged our war machine that it now operates on autopilot, perpetuating our national war mania. Our nation is suffering a decades-long compulsion to wage … Read more War Mania
Who opposes and who supports “Big Change?” That’s at the heart of the fight for America’s political soul. Making real democratic change is messy, inherently anti-establishment and fundamentally … Read more America’s Political Soul
Trump and the Republican Senate are enabling pandemic profiteers, at everyone’s expense. Wartime profiteering is an especially vile form of corporate greed, yet it has been as common … Read more Pandemic Profiteers, Trump and Peter Cottontail
Nothing like COVID-19 to bring home the need that all of us have for an adequately funded, fully functioning, competent government. Suddenly, with the COVID-19 epidemic, America is … Read more With COVID-19, Suddenly America is Asking, ‘Where’s the Government?’