On Thursday, a group of 18 prominent environmental groups wrote to President Obama criticizing his "all-of-the-above" energy strategy. The letter highlighted how such a strategy, with its emphasis ...
The next individual to step forward to promote postcapitalism is an economic historian, Richard Smith. His piece in Wednesday's Truthout is called " Beyond Growth or Beyond Capitalism ?" The ...
Now on any given day DailyKos.com has an interesting array of entertainment, educational material, and political stuff. I like visiting this site, and I like contributing to it, as my 320 diaries ...
Since 2000 the United States has lost 5,500,000 manufacturing jobs , most of them paying middle class wages. We've also lost countless jobs for people who used to support those workers in those ...
The New York Times' national security Mark Mazzetti deserves credit for his must-read article on the Americans who helped expose Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) spying on political opponents:
Many diaries have speculated on the reasons for no arrests of Banksters, Wall Street CEO's and any of the other 1% who helped bring about the financial crisis of years past. I present to you yet ...
One of the research areas I'm focusing on as part of a book project I'm working on is state- and corporate-sponsored propaganda and how it affects the population at large, and ...
Here I've diagrammed Ruth Marcus' essay in the WaPo, "Edward Snowden, the insufferable whistleblower," and replied to its main ideas. Each reply includes a question that opens up the essay's logic.
Just a note
It seems that people pay attention.
Apple isn't alone in its ire against the NSA. Most people think that the major tech companies — Apple, Facebook, Yahoo, Microsoft, etc. — have ...