2-minute reads 'n' listens

Babies On Trial

We Americans believe everyone has a right to have their day in court. Right?

How vicious is the GOP’s war on the poor?

Generals plan wars, but battlefield commanders do the bloody work. So, meet HUD Secretary, Ben Carson, a quiet but bloodstained commandante in General Trump’s relentless war against poverty-stricken Americans.

Why is Trump waging war on the poor?

Generalissimo Trump (whose nom de guerre is “El Donaldo,” the mucho macho presidente of the USA) is personally directing the hostilities in this assault on – surprise! – the USA.

The New American Aristocracy

Multibillionaire brothers, Charles and David Koch, want to supplant America's core democratic principle of majority rule...

The Koch Coup

The Koch Brothers believe that their great wealth entitles them to rule over the many – so, for decades, they've been running a surreptitious assault on the rules that protect the majority of us from their abuse.

Thieves in the suites

Workplace exploitation is at least as old as the industrial revolution. But rather than using whips to make the assembly lines move ever-faster, today's corporate exploiters use technology, devious work schedules, and lobbyists to extract more work from employees – for less pay.