See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Published on Monday, May 5, 2014 by RobertReich.org by Robert Reich Even though French economist Thomas Piketty has made an air-tight case that we’re heading toward levels of inequality not seen since the days of the nineteenth-century robber barons, right-wing conservatives haven’t stopped lying about what’s happening and what to … More The Four Biggest Right-Wing Lies About Inequality
The next time someone talks about cutting NASA’s budget either because we can’t afford it or we need to spend the money elsewhere, please show them this. NASA’s Opportunity at 10: New Findings from Old Rover (http://www.nasa.gov/jpl/mer/mer-news-20140123/#.UuU7wRAo5D-) It’s an incredible testament to the vision, genius, and engineering expertise of the people who work at NASA. … More At 10, #Opportunity Shows Us Where Our Priorities Ought to Be
The “Walmart vs the Morons” email finally landed in my inbox. Can anyone possibly take this seriously? Perhaps defining Walmart as a “success” and the government as a “failure” depends mostly on how we think about and define words like ‘success’ and ‘failure’ from the outset. Is it only about money and market share and … More Walmart vs the Morons; Seriously?