Bands of nouveau corporate royalists are today’s Goons in Gucci In the fierce labor wars of the last century, industrial barons employed Pinkertons and other goons to bloody the heads of laborers or simply gun … Read moreGoons in Gucci
Get ready, America — here we go… to war! This kind of war is an affront to the values that most of us hold dear, and this war is truly nasty and evil: A war … Read moreTrump’s New War
The Koch brothers would love to replace majority rule with a new governing order that empowers the owner class. In 1933, a handful of wealthy Wall Streeters were upset that the newly elected president, Franklin … Read morePatience and Secrecy in the Koch Brothers’ Complex Conspiracy
Yes, there was a real plutocratic coup attempt by the richest men on Wall Street to take over the USA, in 1933. It could happen again. Many Americans are reluctant to accept that coup conspiracies … Read moreA Plutocratic Coup
Today’s Powers That Be are wrongly forcing a regime of austerity on our nation. Sometimes, it’s useful to state the obvious. Here’s a fact, for example, that we all know to be true: America’s economy … Read moreA Regime of Austerity Versus the Common Good
This tax reform rewards the rich for the hard work of ripping of the rest of us. They’re partying at the Cracker Barrel. Wings are flying out of Hooters. The Olive Garden’s endless breadsticks have … Read moreRobbing Hood: GOP’s ‘Tax Reform’
Trump’s ‘tax reform’ will take money from millions of working families and give it to the world’s wealthiest people. Sam Rayburn of Texas, who was a legendary Speaker of the U.S. House in the 1940s … Read moreWhy so Many Americans Hate Trump’s ‘Tax Reform’
Waddya know? It’s America’s good old buddy, class war. Just when you thought America had fallen down the rabbit hole entering an undiscovered country with no recognizable features and a strange distorted landscape, who stops … Read moreClassier Class War
Trumps tax plan is truly golden: for the super-rich, that is, as they’ll get all the big tax breaks. As anyone who has ever been to any of the many cities that are graced with … Read moreWhy Reward Bad Corporate Behavior with More Tax Breaks?
Amazon stands today as the most advanced and the most ambitious model of a future under oligarchic control. Jeffrey Preston Bezos is the man of unbounded ambition who founded Amazon, the online retailing colossus that … Read moreWhy Does Amazon Get Corporate Welfare?