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 financial statements. Their thought processes, their vision, and their values don’t include ways to share … More What Costco has to teach the 99-percenters who think they’re Republicans
The rampant corruption of our political system is masterfully distilled by Lawrence Lessig to the barest elements in this video. America truly has become a Banana Republic operated by and for the benefit of the rich. We let that happen. And, when I say ‘we’, I’m looking at you, fellow Baby Boomers. We did … More The Banana Republic and Baby Boomers
This meme set me off this morning. How is it possible that no one of consequence from Wall Street is in jail? The answer is simple. Too many Americans over the last 35 years have bought into the lie of trickle-down economics, the ridiculous fantasy of The Invisible Hand of markets, and the utterly perverse … More Rich conservatives rule us because we liberals let them
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, Paul, Christie, Rubio, Bush, and Walker (and Fiorina) are considered to be the ‘serious’ candidates.” Yes, … More Maybe the middle class will wake up someday and realize they aren’t #Republicans
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 assertive in confronting the lies and the abject lack of humanity at the core of … More Reich exposes economic myths. That’s too kind. They are lies.