The vast inequality that’s rending our society is not a natural, inevitable or accidental phenomenon. The vast inequality that’s rending our society is not a natural, inevitable or accidental phenomenon — it’s caused intentionally by … Read moreWhere Does Inequality Come From?
In North Dakota, it’s the Native American ceremonial pipe vs the bruising financial power of a giant oil pipeline company. In bad movies (and bad history alike), the Native American ceremonial pipe figured prominently as … Read moreA Tale of Two Pipes in North Dakota
The TPP is written specifically to sanction and increase the robbery of the many by the world’s moneyed few. The basic problem facing the corporate and political powers that want you and me to swallow … Read moreTPP: How Corporate Bamboozlers Intend to Widen Inequality in America
The push for the TPP is like Kabuki theater The negotiations and the sales push behind Washington’s latest (and biggest) “free trade” agreement amounts to Kabuki theater. What theater? Kabuki. It’s a 17th-century form of … Read more‘We Are Writing the Rules’ with TPP, says Obama. Who’s ‘We’?
The TPP: Travesty or equalizer? Awfully fun to watch the different branches of government quiver like Aspen trees in a force 5 tornado arguing the pros and cons of the Trans Pacific Partnership trade pact. … Read moreTP’ing the TPP
TPP was supposed to be a done deal. Except for one unforeseen obstacle: the American people! White House spokesperson Josh Earnest dismissed it as a procedural snafu, and it was — but not in the … Read moreTPP Is Not a Trade Fight — It’s a Fight for Democracy
‘It’s never tyranny when the tyrant does what you want,’ Mitch McConnell said, referring to Obama. WASHINGTON, DC – Republican congressional leaders and their corporate masters gleefully rubbed their oily palms together today as President … Read moreRepublicans Condemn ‘Hitler’ Obama, Hand Him More Power
When the going got tough, Barack Obama got in a huff, and then he got gruff. President Obama has worked himself into such a tizzy over the TPP that he’s lashing out at his progressive … Read moreObama’s Ugly Show of Presidential Petulance
The TPP’s “Investor-State Dispute Settlements” are an attack on every nation’s sovereignty. The Powers That Be are very unhappy with you and me. They’re also very unhappy with senators like Elizabeth Warren, activist groups like … Read moreTPP Includes a Corporate Cluster Bomb to Obliterate our People’s Sovereignty
What? You haven’t heard of the TPP? When I was a tyke, Momma warned me not to eat anything unless I knew where it came from. That advice is so sensible that even Congress acted … Read moreTPP: A Corporate Coup d’Etat