Robert Reich:  Why Our Economy No Longer Works for the Vast Majority of Americans

And what we can do about it. __________________________________________   In 1928, famed British economist John Maynard Keynes predicted that technology would advance so far in a hundred years – by 2028 – that it will replace all work, and no one will need to worry about making money. “For the first time since his creation man will […]

Wages Have Been Stagnant For 40 Years But It’s Not The Fault Of American Workers

“policy decisions made on behalf of those with the most income, wealth, and power  ____________________________________________________________________ Americans keep working harder and producing more economic growth. But they’re not getting rewarded with any extra pay for it, according to a new report from the Economic Policy Institute (EPI). After the end of World War II, the country […]

Why Bernie Sanders Wants To Make Prescription Drugs Cheaper

Bernie Sanders (I-VT), was the first member of Congress to lead seniors across the Canadian border to buy cheaper drugs. __________________________________________________________________________________ As a congressman in 1999, now-Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), was the first member of Congress to lead seniors across the Canadian border to buy cheaper drugs. Now he wants to make that possible for […]

Polls Show Bernie Sanders Winning the Democratic Nomination.

It’s Time for America to Notice. ____________________________________________________________________________________ Bernie Sanders will become the Democratic nominee, primarily because people trust him and polls are finally beginning to reflect the energy and momentum of his campaign. When Sarah Silverman introduced Senator Bernie Sanders to an energized crowd of 27,500 people in Los Angeles, POLITICO ran a piece that […]

What’s It Going to Take for Voters to Understand How Dumb Republicans Are?

Paul Krugman – Tough talk from Trump, Christie and Jeb seems to fool an awful lot of people. ______________________________________________________________________ For some reason, it took Hurricane Katrina to expose the utter incompetence and disgusting lack of any semblance of humanity or leadership in the Bush Administration. Paul Krugman wonders in Monday’s column what it will take […]

10 Times White Nationalists Supported Donald Trump (and Why This Should Scare You)

An emerging trend, a media still asleep at the wheel. __________________________________________________________________ Donald Trump is achieving two feats simultaneously that, based on conventional wisdom, should be impossible. His poll numbers are skyrocketing while his support among Hispanics – a group that makes up 6-8% of the GOP voting base – has bottomed out to unprecedented lows. […]

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