2-minute reads 'n' listens

Where is AI driving us?

With chaos in the White House, worsening climate disasters, more wars than we can count, and a wobbling economy here at home, the last thing we need is another big challenge. But – look out! – here comes a dooz... Read more...

Trumponomics: Batman… or Dracula?

Even if a White House report is just a pack of lies, it still can reveal some awful truths. Take the recent forecast by the White House Council of Economic Advisers. It essentially hails Trump as genius-on-a... Read more...

Who says Trump is not a moral leader?

It's shocking, I tell you, shocking that some millionaires and billionaires would brazenly lie and cheat to weasel their undeserving children into prestigious colleges, thus displacing more qualified students. ... Read more...

How much does Donald Trump love farmers?

Have you noticed how often Donald Trump prefaces his comments and tweets with phrases like "frankly," "to tell the truth," and "believe me"? More than a verbal tic, these qualifiers subliminally admit that b... Read more...

Trump’s one-word re-election campaign

"Socialism," snarled The Donald at a recent pep rally of far-right Republicans. And the obedient crowd of Trumpistas snarled back in unison: So-sh'll-izz-ummm! There you have the entire intellectual content ... Read more...

Adios Amazon

Amazon's notorious attempt to squeeze $3 billion in subsidies from New York taxpayers had two very positive results: One, it shoved these immoral bribery schemes into the glare of the national spotlight; and tw... Read more...