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Thursday, April 19, 2018 12:19 am
I apologize for turning inward for a personal commentary today, but Susan DeMarco is an admirable example of the virtue of citizen activism. She didn’t dwell in the media limelight, yet she’s one...
Thursday, April 12, 2018 12:26 am
 Sometimes, it’s useful to state the obvious. Here’s a fact, for example, that we all know to be true: America’s economy is enormous. It’s worth saying that out loud and repeating it to o...
Thursday, April 5, 2018 12:18 am
Betsy DeVos is Donald Trump’s multi-billionaire education secretary who hates the very idea of public education and loves the plutocratic idea of corporate rule over democracy. DeVos presently holds...
Thursday, March 29, 2018 12:20 am
 Today’s captains of corporate capitalism like to think of themselves not as mere businesspeople, but as modern society’s genius “innovators.”Sounds positive ... until you ask the key que...
Thursday, March 15, 2018 12:18 am
The most common measurement that the media, politicians and corporations use to tell us whether our economy is zooming or sputtering is Wall Street’s index of stock prices. The media literally spews...
Thursday, March 8, 2018 12:19 am
Last year’s grassroots progressive runs for office laid to rest much of the Democratic Party’s orthodoxy about who is “electable” and how it’s essential that candidates – in hopes of attra...
Thursday, March 1, 2018 12:19 am
 From the start of his White House tenure, the Trumpsters have plotted, stalked and serially killed vibrant members of the English language.The word “fact” was the first to go. Robust and uni...
Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 12:17 am
A fresh “Reclaim the South” movement of young African-American populists is emerging, kindling long-suppressed hope in the racially scarred Deep South and offering the possibility of real economic...
Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 12:19 am
Just in the past year, Trump’s documented whoppers rank him as the lyingest president in U.S. history. And that included Nixon.It’s not the volume of his fabrications that is so gross, but their e...


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