Stories by Richard (RJ) Eskow

Richard Eskow is a writer, a senior fellow with the Campaign for America's Future, and the host of a weekly radio show, "The Breakdown." subscribe to Richard (RJ) Eskow's feed

Posted on: Sep 19, 2014, Source: Huffington Post

Monday's rally in NY's financial district will target the role of global capitalism, the root cause of our environmental crisis.

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

The just-released Trustees' Report shows that all the fear-mongering was little more than hot air.

Posted on: Feb 25, 2014, Source: Campaign for America's Future

Austerity's death is greatly exaggerated.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2014, Source: Campaign for America's Future

50 years after LBJ's historic speech, the fight for the downtrodden has more urgency than ever.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2014, Source: Campaign for America's Future

From foreclosure fraud to market-rigging, JPMorgan has perfected the art of the Wall Street crime.

Posted on: Dec 4, 2013, Source: Campaign for America's Future

In a noxious Wall Street Journal editorial, Third Way boosters try to strangle the new wave of populism in its crib.

Posted on: Mar 26, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Fear walks the land, and the Tea Party Patriots are here to package and sell it.

Posted on: Mar 20, 2013, Source: Campaign for America's Future

Alas, Brooks' uninformed pronouncements have a music that moves Washington insiders.

Posted on: Mar 1, 2013, Source: Campaign for America's Future

Modern injustices are presented with spreadsheets and PowerPoints, rather than with scrolls and trumpets and kingly proclamations.

Posted on: Feb 4, 2013, Source: Blog for Our Future

This program of mandatory spending cuts will cost another 1 million to 1.4 million lost jobs.

Posted on: Jan 22, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Which sport requires an assault weapon that fires 850 rounds per minute?

Posted on: Jan 4, 2013, Source: Campaign for America's Future

Let's stop repeating failures of austerity and move toward solutions that can restore our Federal budget – and us – to health.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2012, Source: Campaign for America's Future

The upcoming "fiscal cliff" talks will open up another front in this seemingly endless struggle.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2012, Source: Blog for Our Future

Paul Ryan's recording reveals his radical hostility toward the nation's most popular social programs.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2012, Source: Campaign for America's Future

Posted on: Sep 12, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Their greed has caused explosive growth in a cost and overtreatment spiral that's threatening Medicare, our healthcare system, and arguably -- us.

Posted on: Aug 30, 2012, Source: Campaign for America's Future

Posted on: Jul 3, 2012, Source: The Smirking Chimp

Washington's elites are laboring to pit the young against the old in in a Hunger Games-style ritualized battle: Generational War.

Posted on: May 28, 2012, Source: The Smirking Chimp

The Fed has even broken its own rules in order to protect bad bankers.

Posted on: Mar 23, 2012, Source: Campaign for America's Future

The so-called "JOBS Act," introduced by the far-right Republicans and passed by members of both parties, opens the door to yet more corporate abuse.

Posted on: Mar 16, 2012, Source: Campaign for America's Future

Posted on: Feb 17, 2012, Source: AlterNet

If the nation were governed by a referendum of Republican voters it would be more "socialistic" than it has been under President Obama.

Posted on: Feb 17, 2012, Source: Campaign for America's Future

Posted on: Feb 7, 2012, Source: Campaign for America's Future

There are well-established facts to guide us, and the principles involved are clear.

Posted on: Jan 17, 2012, Source: Campaign for America's Future

Posted on: Nov 18, 2011, Source: Campaign for America's Future

Posted on: Oct 11, 2011, Source: OurFuture.org

Posted on: Sep 2, 2011, Source: Campaign for America's Future

Posted on: Jun 24, 2011, Source: AlterNet