Stories by Richard Eskow

Richard (RJ) Eskow is a blogger and writer, a former Wall Street executive, a consultant, and a former musician. subscribe to Richard Eskow's feed

Posted on: Apr 1, 2015, Source: AlterNet

There's a lot wrong with the tech industry, and it's increasingly impacting ordinary Americans.

Posted on: Feb 24, 2015, Source: Campaign for America's Future

Labor Department official Phyllis Borzi is pushing the 'fiduciary rule' to help workers.

Posted on: Feb 1, 2015, Source: Salon

Disruptive companies talk a good game about sharing. Uber's really just an under-regulated company making riches.

Posted on: Jan 9, 2015, Source: Huffington Post

Once again, rhetoric based on deceit, fear and prejudice.

Posted on: Dec 27, 2014, Source: Campaign for America's Future

Wall Street had a merry Christmas. The New Year’s still up for grabs.

Posted on: Nov 26, 2014, Source: Curbing Wall St. Project

Andrew Ross Sorkin's criticisms against the congenial senator are misplaced.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2014, Source: AlterNet

With power increasingly corrupted by ever-bigger forces, who will speak for the individual citizens of this country?

Posted on: Oct 27, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Freedom's struggle is the struggle against Big Wealth.

Posted on: Oct 22, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The key elements of the American dream are unreachable for all but the wealthiest.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2014, Source: Curbing Wall St. Project

The bank regulatory system's reliance on Wall Street institutions to police themselves and voluntarily report misbehavior is a major flaw.

Posted on: Sep 16, 2014, Source: Campaign for America's Future

These create a paint-by-numbers picture of the lifelong losing game faced by working Americans.

Posted on: Sep 11, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Hint: nothing good.

Posted on: Aug 30, 2014, Source: Curbing Wall St. Project

Burger King intends to renounce its American status for tax purposes, and public opinion is not on its side.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet

We must challenge libertarians on the extreme nature of their ideology.

Posted on: Aug 9, 2014, Source: Curbing Wall St. Project

Spare your sympathy for somebody who deserves it.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2014, Source: Campaign for America's Future

An unchanging wage gap and education cuts are examples of the obstacles facing women in the labor force.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2014, Source: Campaign for America's Future

A report suggests that many of the SSA’s critical functions could soon be outsourced to private-sector partners and contractors.

Posted on: Jun 10, 2014, Source: Curbing Wall St. Project

PBS' withdrawal of funding for a documentary on the Koch Brothers shows how public broadcasting has fallen under corporate influence.

Posted on: May 26, 2014, Source: Blog for Our Future

Tim Geithner’s new memoir shows yet again just how out of touch and deluded America's elites are.

Posted on: Apr 6, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Today's ruling points us to the defining struggle of today's generation.