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You hear that great sucking sound? It's the hundreds of billions of corporate dollars that flood to off-shore tax havens. Time to turn off the spigot...
by Tasini
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Jul 12, 2011 at 09:10 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Thanks to Citizens United, and other decisions, corporations may now spend unlimited amounts of money to influence our politics to their advantage and the advantage of their owners. Thanks to the ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Nov 02, 2013 at 03:56 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Samuel "Sam" Wyly was born and grew up in one of the poorest communities in the United States. He was able to attend college only because of a scholarship program. After receiving his MBA in 1957, ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 12:50 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
So, sometimes, you wade into a fight that just isn't fair. Here is one of those fights on economic policy--one that boils down to a massive scam on the part of Flagless Corporate-Land aimed at ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Sep 06, 2011 at 08:45 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
The United States has been the world’s largest economy since 1871, but that may soon change. China has achieved economic growth averaging 10% since it initiated market reforms in 1978 and, in the ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed May 08, 2013 at 08:22 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
It's pretty common knowledge that CNBC is a very pro-business cable TV show, excluding the fact that they also air the show "American Greed". In some ways it's odd, as their sister station (MSNBC) ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Jun 15, 2013 at 05:27 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
While growing up during the Vietnam War and Nixon era, as a much younger man, I used to be very anti-government. I was an ignorant, naive and rebellious "anti-establishment" radical. At the time, I ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri May 17, 2013 at 03:44 PM PDT with 2 Recommends