Nightmare stories abound about the U.S. health care system. The British people have been widely admired for their steady demeanor in times of adversity — stiff upper lip … Read more The Problem with Health Care Is ‘The System’
Donald Trump bragged in June that he’s making good on his promise to “drain the swamp.” But, where did all those swamp critters go? Donald Trump bragged in … Read more If You Drain the Swamp, Where Do the Swamp Critters Go?
These days, Trump is loving farmers to death, and it’s obvious he does the bidding of the one percent, the poor be damned. Donald Trump loooooves farmers. We … Read more Government for the Rich, the Poor Be Damned
Trump grandiloquently hailed his Afta-NAFTA handiwork as “the most important trade deal we’ve ever made by far.” Oh, really? “Keep your eye on the ball” is a core … Read more Let’s Decode Trump’s Afta-NAFTA Trade Deal
Rather than respond to the grassroots will for real change, weak-kneed forces are opposing strong advocates like Warren and Bernie Sanders. “Trust me!” bellowed the billionaire Donald Trump … Read more Will Democrats Be Democrats or Fraidy-Cats?
China’s “Trade Pirates” see their “procurement” of American industrial secrets as — Helloooo, Donald — their “China First” policy! There’s a hierarchy of larceny in our world, from … Read more Punishing Trade Pirates? It’s Complicated
In his own mind, Trump just saying something makes it true — even though everyone can clearly see it’s simply his signature tortured madness. Where’s Shakespeare when we … Read more The Tortured Madness of Trump Inc.
Most of today’s farm commodities are sold into monopoly markets, controlled by fewer and fewer multinational corporations. Farm Aid, the top-notch group of researchers and advocates who’ve tracked … Read more Up Against Monopoly Markets
A massive depression has been building for years across American farm country, but our media and political establishments have failed to notice. A massive depression has been building … Read more The Devastation of Farm Country Is Biting Us All on the Butt
Farmers in crisis: Endangered by unrestrained monopolists, Trump’s trade war tantrums, the ravages of climate change and a cabal of Wall Street and Silicon Valley profiteers intent on … Read more Facing the Fates: Farmers in Crisis