Opinion

Income Inequality the “defining issue of our time”

According to Wall Street Journal, Thom Hartmann, the International Monetary Fund and and the head of the Federal Reserve Board,things look pretty grim for most working families. The International Monetary Fund is reporting that income inequality is the “defining issue of our time,” says Hartmann. “That’s…

End Corporate Welfare

Corporations aren’t people, despite what the Supreme Court says, and they don’t need or deserve handouts. When corporations get special handouts from the government – subsidies and tax breaks – it costs you. It means you have to pay more…

Anticipatory Bribery

Washington has been rocked by the scandal of J. Dennis Hastert, the longest-serving Republican speaker in the history of the U.S. House, indicted on charges of violating banking laws by paying $1.7 million (as part of a $3.5 million agreement)…