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: Dec 1, 2016, Source: Blog for Our Future

Among other things, he doesn't think tobacco is a drug.

Posted on: Nov 30, 2016, Source: Blog for Our Future

Figures like Sanders, Ellison, and Elizabeth Warren embody both the ideas and the integrity Democrats will need to mobilize their base and win back lost voters.

Posted on: Nov 15, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Trump's transition team is filled with the lobbyists he spent a year denouncing.

Posted on: Nov 2, 2016, Source: Blog for Our Future

"Government isn’t the problem here. It’s the solution."

Posted on: Oct 19, 2016, Source: Blog for Our Future

Rock bottom keeps getting lower for an election season that demeans the democratic process.

Posted on: Aug 10, 2016, Source: Blog for Our Future

He exhorts Americans to do "big things," but Donald Trump is all talk and no action.

Posted on: Aug 9, 2016, Source: Blog for Our Future

They range from “younger old white guy” to “older old white guy.”

Posted on: Aug 4, 2016, Source: Blog for Our Future

There’s a recovery going on, but a lot of people can’t feel it.

Posted on: Jul 19, 2016, Source: Campaign for America's Future

The nation is a tinderbox, and the RNC only fans the flames.

Posted on: Jun 21, 2016, Source: Campaign for America's Future

His negotiating partners should stop demanding that he fold his cards before the dealing’s done.

Posted on: Mar 30, 2016, Source: Campaign for America's Future

Profiting off of the less-fortunate is in Wall Street's DNA.

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.

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