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When the world’s on fire, what should we do? (11/19/2019) - For millions of people around the globe – especially young people – the pressing issue of our time is this: […]
What’s the Weirdest Species of All? (11/14/2019) - I love those nature shows that probe the behavior and intelligence of birds, elephants, and other fellow creatures. However, there’s […]
Want to Help Stop Big Oil’s Thievery? (11/5/2019) - The one thing you never want to hear your dentist say is: “Oops!” It’s also alarming to hear that from […]
Donald Trump uses a metal detector on the beach Where can Trump find a Good Farm Policy? (10/31/2019) - Donald Trump’s idea of a good farm program seems to be “Hee Haw.” On a recent trip to Wisconsin, he […]
Sonny and Donnie: Down on the farm (10/29/2019) - Government by the rich is called plutocracy. Government by police power is autocracy. Government by thieves is kleptocracy. Government by […]
A wealth tax for American Progress (10/24/2019) - The rich are different from you and me. For one thing, they’re rich. Among the super-rich, though, there tends to […]
Where to get the money to start fixing American inequality (10/22/2019) - Jesse Jackson ran a strong populist campaign for president in 1988, advocating bold new policies and programs to address inequality. […]
How to destroy a giant corporation from within (10/17/2019) - Corporate mega-mergers keep being announced with great hoopla, but – as we’ve learned from promises made by merging airlines, banks, […]
The Gloppy mess of merger mania (10/15/2019) - Here’s a recipe for you: Chop up some Oscar Mayer wieners, stir in Heinz ketchup, blend with Cool Whip and […]
Kroger: Don’t Lose Local News (10/10/2019) - Like most politicians, corporate executives never do anything wrong. If anything wrong does “happen,” it’s always someone else’s fault. That’s […]
Kroger supermarket sign glows and the sky is red How small can a giant supermarket chain get? (10/8/2019) - Do you shop at a Kroger supermarket? Or maybe at Ralph’s, Fred Meyer, King Sooper’s, or… well, never mind, all […]
Suspending our right to protest destructive corporate greed (10/3/2019) - As George Bernard Shaw noted, “You don’t make progress by standing on guard, but by attacking, and getting well-hammered yourself.” […]
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