2-minute reads 'n' listens

What is worse than being poor?

One of the lucky things about being rich is that you automatically become handsome, your jokes are hilarious, and politicians treat you with fawning deference. On the other hand, the unlucky thing about bein... Read more...

How magical is The Donald?

Donald Trump, the Amazing Wunderkind of Global Luxury Living – and now Our Nation’s Phantasmagoric, Fast-charging President – is proving to be a legislative magician. Read the full commentary here.... Read more...

How is Trump Like Humpty-Dumpty?

Comandante Trump, El Jefe, the gringo strongman! That's the image our current commander-in-chief seems to be cultivating. He has surrounded himself with generals, cavalierly threatened war with all "bad homb... Read more...

Real news, fake news… and BS news

How can journalism help people make sense of our turbulent world if it can't make sense of itself? In addition to "news" (which involves reporting on real stuff), there's now "fake news" (stuff that's comple... Read more...

Hallelujah, Trump rushes to aid the needy!

Of all the people suffering economic pain today, who should get priority attention from the new President and Congress? Regular folks in our country say that those on the lower rungs of the economic ladder –... Read more...