Category: Voice of the People

The Trump Slump begins

As our dollar is taking a plunge compared to foreign currencies, the US economy lost jobs for first time in seven years as non-farm payrolls declined by 33,000 in September, against expectations of 90,000 new jobs. Well before the end…

The pathetic presidency continues

Steve Bannon’s departure from the White House signals a resurgence of policy control by establishment Republicans, the ones advocating global economics that favor Goldman Sachs instead of domestic protectionism, over the alt-right racists, who would shut our borders and hide…

CruzCare is a poison pill for America

The Senate has postponed its consideration of the Better Care Reconciliation Act —?a.k.a. TrumpCare 3.0 —  until Sen. John McCain returns to Washington because the Republican lawmaker from Arizona is recovering from brain surgery performed to remove a blood clot.…

Trump slump continues, crash expected

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today that total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 138,000 in May, about 50,000 fewer new jobs than expected,and the unemployment rate was little changed at 4.3 percent. Job gains in health care and mining…

Freedom of the press has declined

In the United States, President Donald Trump routinely disparages the press, conducting himself in a hostile manner that rejects the news media’s role in holding governments to account for their words and actions. Despite those sharp political attacks, threats to…