By Robert Reich, RobertReich.org I wish President Obama and the Democrats would explain to the nation that the federal budget deficit isn’t the nation’s major economic problem and deficit reduction shouldn’t be our major goal. Our problem is lack of good jobs and sufficient growth,READ ON
John Pilger traces the political history of the BBC’s reporting of colonial war as an essential part of an establishment consensusus, with Palestine as a vivid example.
By Stephen Lendman We’re All Gazans Now The whole world’s watching. Growing millions know. Israel’s a rogue terror state. It’s amoral, brutish, and ruthless. Arabs are murdered for not being Jews. Gazans suffer most of all. Israel’s been terror-bombing them daily. Civilians are maliciously targeted.READ ON
Kate Randall, wsws.org Nearly 50 million people are living in poverty in the United States. This was the dire news delivered eight days after the presidential election in a report from the US Census Bureau. The new report’s findings—which factor in expenses and government-provided benefits,READ ON