Progressive Democrats: Resist and Submit, Retreat and Surrender

When Obama provided trillions of dollars of public money to rescue Wall Street and the bankers, while sacrificing two million poor and middle class mortgage holders, the Progressives only criticized the bankers who received the bailout, but not Obama’s PresidentialREAD ON

Social Security in the Great Jambalaya

“Fraud,” “embezzlement,” “ransacking,” “looting”: These were the appropriate words to describe what was happening to the Social Security Trust Fund when Republicans were Presidents.  Of course, Bill Clinton went on to “loot” the fund in exactly the same way, hisREAD ON

From Truman to Trump (Extra War, Hold the Peace)

We might also posit that America’s compulsive need to have an enemy has incurred humanity’s greatest opportunity costs: In everything from security itself, to individual and collective freedom, economic prosperity, international relations, financial stability, political effectiveness, human rights, social harmonyREAD ON

The issue is not Trump. It is us.

 By John Pilger   n the day President Trump is inaugurated, thousands of writers in the United States will express their indignation.  “In order for us to heal and move forward …,” say Writers Resist, “we wish to bypass directREAD ON

Locating Fascism on the Home Map

ABOVE IMAGE: THE TWO FACES OF CORPORATE FASCISM, US STYLE.  by BAR executive editor Glen Ford “The merciless downsizing of the American worker is a central element of Obama’s legacy.” Barack Obama was a savior – of a drowning rulingREAD ON

Globalization Expressway to Universal Slavery

By  Gilbert Mercier } NEWS JUNKIE POST f humans were largely moral and ethical beings, then globalization could be a workable proposition. Unfortunately, the dark behavioral narcissism expressed by compulsive greed and an infinite appetite for power seems to have become the guidingREAD ON

EDITORIALS: Lethal Legacy of Shame

   —EDITORIALS—    Why is nature itself, the sustainer of all life, accorded no civilizational respect or legal consideration? Ed Duvin, Editor-at-Large n social justice and other realms of discourse, the lexicon is often freely bandied about absent a firmREAD ON