2-minute reads 'n' listens

Can’t America do better than today’s ripoff health care system?

Rather than a health care system, our country's leaders have kept us shackled to a "corporate care" system, allowing insurance giants, drug company gougers, hospital chains, and other profiteers to ration our care based on whether a family can pay whatever outrageous price the corporations demands to maintain their exorbitant profits.

Hard times (still) in the fields

Every decade or so, America's mass media are surprised to discover that migrant farmworkers are still being miserably paid and despicably treated by the industry that profits from their labor.

Trump’s tax-cut scam worked perfectly

Remember last year when Donald Trump and his congressional Trumpeteers bragged that their yuuuuuge tax cut for corporations would spark a yuuuuuge corporate spending spree to create new jobs and higher wages?

What’s in Trump’s food-box?

Even Charles Dickens, England's masterful satirist of the Victorian upper class, couldn't have imagined elite rulers using a box of food as a gratuitous way to slap poor people. But Donald Trump and two of his slap-happy cabinet officials did imagine it – and then did it.

What will the Trump mob kill next?

Breaking news: Trump & Company are a murderous mob! Specifically they've been serial killers of the English Language. The word "Fact" was their first victim, assassinated last year by one of Trump's mobs... Read more...

Back to the tomato future

Food corporations and their academic cohorts keep trying to “make” an industrial tomato to rival Mother Nature’s product. And they keep failing. Get the full commentary here.... Read more...