Oligarchy Of Super PAC Megadonors Have Conquered American Politics

A new oligarchic era of American politics came into full view on Friday  _____________________________________________________________________________ A new oligarchic era of American politics came into full view on Friday, as super PACs disclosed fundraising details showing billionaires bankrolling the 2016 presidential race to an unprecedented degree. The unlimited-money super PACs account for one-third of all federal election […]

Jimmy Carter Blasts U.S. ‘Political Bribery’

“a complete subversion of our political system as a payoff to major contributors.” _________________________________________________________________________ Former President Jimmy Carter spoke with the Thom Hartmann Program earlier this week about “political bribery” in the United States, saying it’s created “a complete subversion of our political system as a payoff to major contributors.” Carter was asked about Supreme Court […]

The Gig Economy is Coming. What Will It Mean For Work?

a fresh chance for the rich to exploit the poor (and middle-class) _________________________________________________________________________________ The new working model offers greater freedom – and a fresh chance for the rich to exploit the poor (and middle-class). Not so long ago, the only people who looked for “gigs” were musicians. For the rest of us, once we outgrew […]

New Michael Moore film ‘Where to Invade Next’ to attack US government’s state of ‘infinite war’

Where to Invade Next,’ made in secret because of surveillance concerns ______________________________________________________________________________ Where to Invade Next,’ made in secret because of surveillance concerns, satirises ‘constant need to have an enemy to keep the military-industrial complex alive’ Michael Moore’s new film, Where to Invade Next, explores how the US government maintains a state of “infinite war”, […]

Pro-GMO Lawmakers Get Big Funds from Agribusiness Lobbies 

Bribery by any other name… 230 Republicans and 45 Democrats, that averages roughly $108,900 per member ____________________________________________________________________ Reps who voted against mandatory GMO labeling received three times as much money from food and agriculture lobbies File this under unsurprising, but nefarious nonetheless. Members of U.S. Congress who vote against mandatory labeling for genetically modified (GMO) […]

James Hansen Spells Out Climate Danger Of The ‘Hyper-Anthropocene’ Age

The world needs to understand the worst-case scenario for climate change this century ________________________________________________________________________   The world needs to understand the plausible worst-case scenario for climate change this century and beyond — something that the media and the IPCC have utterly failed to deliver. James Hansen and 16 leading climate experts have written a must-read […]

  • Other Recent Articles

  • How the Latest Smear Campaign Against Bernie Sanders Collapsed Before It Started

    How the Latest Smear Campaign Against Bernie Sanders Collapsed Before It Started

    The Vermont senator’s words were completely twisted. Here’s what he actually said. This week, Bernie Sanders sat down with Vox.com for a lengthy interview on a variety of topics. One of those topics covered was the Vermont independent senator’s views on immigration. Sanders’ response to a question from Vox’s Ezra Klein about whether the United […]

  • Hillary Clinton Has A 'White Liberal' Problem That Will Help Bernie Sanders Become Democratic Nominee

    Hillary Clinton Has A ‘White Liberal’ Problem That Will Help Bernie Sanders Become Democratic Nominee

    The new talking point among political wonks who never imagined Bernie Sanders possibly winning Iowa and New Hampshire, or seriously battling Clinton for the Democratic nomination, is a belief that Vermont’s Senator only appeals to “white liberals.” Therefore, let’s forget for a moment that Killer Mike, Lil B The Based God, Dr. Cornell West, African-Americans […]

  • Unlike Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders Never Says, 'When I Become President, I Will Answer Your Question' 

    Unlike Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders Never Says, ‘When I Become President, I Will Answer Your Question’ 

    The word “cop-out” has been used by several publications to explain Clinton’s viewpoint on both the TPP and Keystone XL One attribute shared by Ronald Reagan and Barrack Obama is the ability to communicate a message. While their messages differ politically, the speeches of both two-term presidents seem to hit the core of what voters […]

  • Is The Spray-On Condom Finally Coming?

    Is The Spray-On Condom Finally Coming?

    It worked so well with cheese.   Condoms. They’re a cheap, effective way of preventing the spread of sexually transmitted diseases. They are also a lot less expensive than raising kids. Why screw with a good thing? Because we can put it in a spray can! Or at least that’s what Pratt Institute design student Michele […]

  • All Recent Articles