Day: November 5, 2012

The progressive case against Obama

Bottom line: The president is complicit in creating an increasingly unequal — and unjust — society BY MATT STOLLER SATURDAY, OCT 27, 2012 08:00 AM EDT President Barack Obama (Credit: Reuters/Yuri Gripas) A few days ago, I participated in a debate with the legendary antiwar dissident Daniel Ellsberg on Huffington Post live on the merits of the Obama administration, andContinue reading

There’s the stinking corporate media and then there’s Fox News and coprophilic Bill O’Reilly

At almost 6ft 5-in, Bill O’Reilly could easily elicit Full Metal Jacket‘s DI’s quip, “I didn’t know shit could be stacked that high.” Come to think of it, to call this blight on American communications a pile of excrement is almost to give excrement itself a bad name. Maddox called him, appropriately, “a giant self-collapsing vortex of hypocrisy.” He wasContinue reading

Public Banking Works

By Stephen Lendman Publicly-owned banks work as intended. Colonial America had them for 25 years. Tax and inflation-free prosperity followed. Money created produced economic growth. It ended when Bank of England scoundrels regained control. Public banks aren’t predatory profiteers. They’re not beholden to Wall Street, shareholders, or greedy corporate executives. They serve communities, states or nations responsibly. It works the sameContinue reading

Rebel or Perish

By Stephen Lendman A previous article discussed what perhaps is the most perilous time in world history. American-led Western societies are waging war on humanity. Imperial war is a way of life. Social democracies are being eliminated. Freedom is on the chopping block to be crushed. Elections are meaningless and farcical. America’s are the worst. They mock legitimacy. Money powerContinue reading