Category Archives: economy

What Costco has to teach the 99-percenters who think they’re Republicans

It’s not complicated. Every retailer, restaurant, and corporation in America can do what Costco is doing, but they don’t. Why is that? I think it’s because the people who own and run these businesses refuse to look beyond next quarter’s … Continue reading

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Maybe the middle class will wake up someday and realize they aren’t #Republicans

I have an answer to this question. “So pathetic that an asshole like Trump apparently appeals to more Republicans than ‘august’ leaders like Perry, Santorum, and Cain who, incidentally, are also still being taken seriously while unmitigated failures like Jindal, Cruz, … Continue reading

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#Fracking is literally killing babies in Utah, and local, state, and federal officials are helping to make that possible

What Paul Solotaroff’s expose in Rolling Stone, “What’s Killing the Babies of Vernal, Utah?” reveals is disturbing on so many levels. It’s what happens when Big Money instead of We The People control government. It’s what happens when voters stay … Continue reading

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Reich exposes economic myths. That’s too kind. They are lies.

Reich exposes the bullshit perpetuated by corporatists and their shills in just 2 minutes and 30 seconds. Now what? What can we do about it? Start by sharing this video as a way of informing people. Next, be forceful and … Continue reading

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White-collar workers: You’re in trouble, too.

The Economic Policy Institute recently published this sobering piece, Even the Most Educated Workers Have Declining Wages Here’s the part all of you fellow white-collar workers – and especially those of you who dismiss or deride the concerns about minimum and … Continue reading

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