Events ECONOMICS – The Union For Radical Political Economics at the Eastern Economic Association will hold its annual conference January 5-7 in Philadelphia, PA. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org; http://urpe.org. TORTURE/GUANTANAMO – Witness Against Torture will return to Washington, DC, January 7–14 for the 2018 Fast for Justice, to offer public witness to close Guantanamo, end indefinite detention, Read more…
Until Trump moved into the White House, however, senior military officers in the Pentagon were speaking openly of the threats posed to American security by climate change and how that phenomenon might alter the very nature of their work.
There is enormous public support for drug pricing reform, with national polls showing that 77 percent of Americans consider drug prices to be unreasonable.
Take the very nature of corporations. They’re based on what’s called “limit liability,” meaning if you’re a partner in a corporation and the corporation carries out mass murder, the participants aren’t guilty of it. So corporate mass slaughter is a huge phenomenon
More than four decades past the end of that imperialist adventure, having a serious discussion about it remains taboo.
The facts of the case portray a misogynist environment at West Point, a Hudson Valley institution that trains future military officers
Trump has introduced his long-awaited tax cut, estimated between $2.0 to $2.4 trillion. Like so many other distortions of the truth, Trump claimed his plan would benefit the middle class, not the rich—the latest in a long litany of lies by this president. Contradicting Trump, the independent Tax Policy Center has estimated that in just Read more…
Mindless obedience has long been a goal of self-appointed patriots, wrapping themselves in the flag to defend indefensible domestic injustice or criminal wars (both of which we have more than our share these days). There is no meaning in the demand to “respect” any abstract symbol, much less one as drenched in horrifying contradiction as the American flag
In the wake of the Las Vegas massacre, as in the wake of all the high-profile mass shootings that preceded it, the big question looms: Why?
The “dreamers,” young recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, more than anyone are the true children of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) —they have paid the price for the agreement. Yet they are the ones punished by the administration of President Trump