Shifting the tax burden from the rich to the poor has been the ugly underbelly of the decades-long one-sided class war waged by the corporate class. April 18, 2011
There is a new civil rights movement emerging today, with the goal of preventing a return to racist tyranny--this time on the backs of Mexican immigrants. May 28, 2010
The institutions empowered to police the big banks and Wall Street firms were all too happy to look the other way until the deals went sour. May 10, 2010
Eight years into the war seems like a peculiar time for some activists to claim that the U.S. needs to stay longer for the good of the Afghan people. October 20, 2009
The pro-choice movement's steady retreat has allowed a small but dedicated army of zealots to transform the political terrain against abortion. May 28, 2009
Whole Foods' corporate leaders claim to operate according to a "mission" that promotes social responsibility. But something sinister lurks beneath the surface. May 7, 2009
True to form, business leaders have reacted with a collective hysteria to legislation that would make it just a bit easier for workers to unionize. March 26, 2009
Federal officials may wring their hands over new scandals at AIG and Merrill Lynch, but they're still rewarding Wall Street's reckless betting. March 12, 2009
Federally orchestrated bailouts always signal a steep drop down the economic ladder for those who actually work for their income. September 25, 2008
Despite new evidence of atrocities carried out by U.S. forces and their allies in Afghanistan, the two U.S. ruling parties are escalating the war.
September 11, 2008
Corporate America is celebrating the Supreme Court decision in the Exxon Valdez case that shields the world's most profitable company against its victims. July 3, 2008
The Clintons were the key architects of a thinly veiled race-based campaign strategy that escalated as Hillary Clinton's presidential aspirations disintegrated. June 5, 2008
The parallels between South Africa’s white minority regime and the apartheid state of Israel were striking as Israel celebrated its 60th anniversary. May 22, 2008
The media that praise a new generation of Rockefellers for promoting alternative energy are ignoring the cruel history of the robber-baron family. May 8, 2008
For the 3 billion people who survive on less than $2 a day, the upward spiral in food prices has meant a struggle for the most basic of human rights. April 11, 2008
The crackup of Bear Stearns ended with a bailout for Wall Street. But millions of homeowners will pay for the crisis Wall Street made. March 28, 2008
ExxonMobil's management team has cornered the market on corporate corruption while paying a minimum in compensation to its many victims.
March 14, 2008
Some writers on the left are sliding down the slippery slope of single-issue voting in their support for right-wing Republican Ron Paul. January 18, 2008
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