December 14, 2017Comments Off on Recently Noted: World Inequality Report 2018 – findings and policies
Inequality in the World – findings Inequality in wealth and income is not a new phenomenon. Nevertheless, recent decades in the US, and as this new report World Inequality Report 2018 shows, the world has --->> read more -->>
November 30, 2017Comments Off on Trump Republican Policy Crimes (some only attempted at the moment)
Trump – Republican Positions and Crimes (some just attempted) against the poor, working and middle class Not to be obsessive, but the current Trump Republicans effort to cram their bill to pay back their corporate --->> read more -->>
July 17, 2017Comments Off on Affirmative Action For Whites – began in the 1930s
Affirmative Action For Whites – began in the 1930s As noted here in “Creating Segregated America in the 20th Century – government in action” segregated America didn’t happen by chance nor by choice of the --->> read more -->>
May 15, 2017Comments Off on Trump’s Innovations in Governing
The Plutocrats Have Occupied the White House and Executive Branch It has been a fact of American life for decades that the rich and corporations control our political system. But this control has been exercised always --->> read more -->>
from the New York Times: How Homeownership Became the Engine of American Inequality An enormous entitlement in the tax code props up home prices — and overwhelmingly benefits the wealthy and the upper middle class. --->> read more -->>
May 8, 2017Comments Off on Obama, Wall St. and Big Money
Edited 5/9/2017 (Originally published as “Obama and the Future of the Democratic Party”) President Obama achieved some remarkable things during his eight years. Action on income and wealth inequality were not among them. He surrounded --->> read more -->>
March 1, 2017Comments Off on Diversity and Identity Politics Is A Deadend
Progressives have to declare class war as a central strategy. Otherwise we will all be sitting at the dinner table basking in our glorious diversity with nothing to eat. For many good reasons identity and --->> read more -->>
“There” is our current situation in which our government has been bought by the rich and corporations, over 80% of the population has not had a pay raise in 40 years and the public sphere, --->> read more -->>
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