Stories by RJ Eskow

RJ Eskow is a senior fellow with the Campaign for America's Future. subscribe to RJ Eskow's feed

Posted on: Jul 8, 2014, Source: Salon

They're huge and ruthless and define our lives. They're close to monopolies. Let's make them public utilities.

Posted on: Apr 2, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Sen. Rand Paul is trying to attract millennials. Don't fall for it!

Posted on: Mar 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The money certain types of people command in the marketplace tells us something about our society.

Posted on: Dec 25, 2013, Source: AlterNet

What if you cut all benefits? What if all of public life were a giant competition? What libertarianism would look like in real life.

Posted on: Dec 19, 2013, Source: Curbing Wall St. Project

Warren and her colleagues are fighting to chop down barriers for job seekers.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2013, Source: Salon.com

The U.S. Right destroys its credibility in two easy steps: first, author the earliest iteration of the Affordable Care Act, then attack the administration responsible for its implementation.

Posted on: Nov 28, 2013, Source: AlterNet

More than ever, we seem infatuated with the fruits of unproductive greed.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2013, Source: Blog for Our Future

Bank executives have displayed disrespect for both law and regulation, that they are not worthy of the public’s trust, and that they are culturally impaired at a profound level.

Posted on: Nov 4, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Esquire and NBC News are pushing a new political demographic that just so happens to be in sync with the priorities of the 1 percent.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2013, Source: Curbing Wall St. Project

In twelve weeks or so, we're going to hear more threats, more confrontations, and even more extreme rhetoric from the Govt.

Posted on: Oct 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Libertarians want to return to the good old days of 19th-century America: a time of robber barons, poverty wages and unsafe working conditions.

Posted on: Oct 2, 2013, Source: AlterNet

We think we’re in the 21st century, but all the signs suggest we’re living in an earlier and harsher era.

Posted on: Oct 1, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Walter White has a lot in common with the Masters of the Universe.

Posted on: Sep 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet

We aren’t suggesting every libertarian is a hypocrite, but there’s an easy way to find out.

Posted on: Aug 23, 2013, Source: AlterNet

"I don't think the common person is getting it… if you’re lower income—one, you're not as educated, two, they don't understand how [the system] works.”

Posted on: Aug 9, 2013, Source: Huffington Post

Why haven't any bankers gone to jail? What's going on in this country?

Posted on: Aug 9, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Our country is increasingly being turned into a plaything for the ultra-rich.

Posted on: Aug 5, 2013, Source: Curbing Wall St. Project

At what point is it reasonable or productive to suggest that we're dealing with bad people?

Posted on: Jul 29, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Friedman is the dark prophet of unregulated marketplaces for every aspect of human activity.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2013, Source: AlterNet

If recent history is any example, moral probity and clear-headed analysis are obstacles to advancement in the economics field.

Posted on: Jul 12, 2013, Source: Blog for Our Future

The rest of the world is rioting in the face of massive inequality and injustice. Have we absorbed the oppressor's consciousness?

Posted on: Jul 4, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Politicians are winning liberal hearts and minds on social issues, while embracing a corporate political agenda.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2013, Source: Blog for Our Future

The decades-long assault on our core social values is on the verge of consuming its first complete generation of Americans.

Posted on: Mar 21, 2013, Source: Blog for Our Future

Billions paid for misdeeds; but nothing changes.

Posted on: Dec 31, 2012, Source: Blog for Our Future

These political fallacies are giving America a false vision of our economy and world.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2012, Source: Blog for Our Future

This entire Medicare debate's being held under false pretenses.

Posted on: Nov 8, 2012, Source: Blog for Our Future

This election was a clear and unequivocal victory for the populist positions the President took on the campaign trail.

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

Bono Mack has a history of insensitivity to the 99%.

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

Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, and JPMorgan Chase all have a history of the kinds of unethical and/or illegal behavior that might explain what happened with Facebook.

Posted on: May 16, 2012, Source: Blog for Our Future

Any questions? Let's hope not, because they're all busy men and it's great golfing weather this week in DC.

Posted on: Apr 10, 2012, Source: Campaign for America's Future

Romney's endorsement of the Ryan budget paints a chilling picture of where he plans to take America

Posted on: Mar 23, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

Had Obama been caught in a lie of this magnitude, his campaign might well be over.