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RJ Eskow is a senior fellow with the Campaign for America's Future.
Bill Clinton's Out of Touch Economically: That's a Big Deal
Posted on: Nov 15, 2014, Source: Curbing Wall St. Project
The country deserves better.
Let’s Nationalize Amazon and Google: Publicly Funded Technology Built Big Tech
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.
10 Reasons Americans Should be Wary of Rand Paul's Libertarianism, Especially Young People
Posted on: Apr 2, 2014, Source: AlterNet
Sen. Rand Paul is trying to attract millennials. Don't fall for it!
6 Examples of Wildly Overpaid Rich Folks (And the Teachers We Could Have Gotten for That Money)
Posted on: Mar 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet
The money certain types of people command in the marketplace tells us something about our society.
What America Would Look Like If Libertarians Got Their Way
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.
How Elizabeth Warren's Privacy Rules Will Fight the Corporate Snoops
Posted on: Dec 19, 2013, Source: Curbing Wall St. Project
Warren and her colleagues are fighting to chop down barriers for job seekers.
How Right-Wingers Are Stepping Into An Obamacare Trap
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.
6 Signs Our Culture Is Sick With Greed
Posted on: Nov 28, 2013, Source: AlterNet
More than ever, we seem infatuated with the fruits of unproductive greed.
The Shamelessness of Bankers
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.
Beware: Huge Media Companies Are Selling Corporate Ideology as the 'New American Center'
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.
What Are Democrats in the Senate Smoking? Caving into Right-Wingers to Cut Medicare Would Be Political Disaster
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.
Letter to an Angry Libertarian
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.
7 Signs America Has Regressed Back To the Harsh, Cruel 19th Century
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.
Why Breaking Bad's Walter White Is the Epitomal Greedy American CEO
Posted on: Oct 1, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Walter White has a lot in common with the Masters of the Universe.
11 Questions You Should Ask Libertarians to See if They're Hypocrites
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.
5 Wildly Offensive Comments and Actions by Rich Jerks
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.”
7 Things About Prosecuting Wall Street You Wanted to Know (But Were Too Depressed to Ask)
Posted on: Aug 9, 2013, Source: Huffington Post
Why haven't any bankers gone to jail? What's going on in this country?
8 Signs the Rich Have WAY Too Much Money
Posted on: Aug 9, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Our country is increasingly being turned into a plaything for the ultra-rich.
How Do We Fight the Hate-Filled Right Wing Agenda Without Succumbing to Hate Ourselves?
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?
Why Tom Friedman Is the Ayn Rand of Our Times
Posted on: Jul 29, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Friedman is the dark prophet of unregulated marketplaces for every aspect of human activity.
5 Powerful Men Who Were Catastrophically Wrong About the Economy—But Reaped Rewards Anyway
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.
Why Are Americans So Passive?
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?
Are Corporations Trying to Distract Us with Social Issues While They Take Control of Our Economy?
Posted on: Jul 4, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Politicians are winning liberal hearts and minds on social issues, while embracing a corporate political agenda.
9 Ways the Right’s Ayn Randian Experiment Screws Over the Young
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.
What It Costs the Worst Bank to Be Truly Evil
Posted on: Mar 21, 2013, Source: Blog for Our Future
Billions paid for misdeeds; but nothing changes.
12 Biggest Right-Wing Lies About America
Posted on: Dec 31, 2012, Source: Blog for Our Future
These political fallacies are giving America a false vision of our economy and world.
4 Secrets Republicans Are Keeping About Medicare to Convince Us That $600 Billion in Cuts Are Necessary
Posted on: Dec 10, 2012, Source: Blog for Our Future
This entire Medicare debate's being held under false pretenses.
7 Big Lessons from Obama's Win
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.
Locked in a Tight Election, GOP Rep. Mary Bono Mack's 'Third World Toilet' Comments About Her District Resurface
Posted on: Oct 25, 2012, Source: Blog for Our Future
Bono Mack has a history of insensitivity to the 99%.
10 Reasons You Should be Suspicious of Wall Street's Facebook Fiasco
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.
Bill Clinton, Boehner, And Some Other Rich White Guys Had A "Summit" And Agreed: It's Your Fault
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.
Mitt Romney's America: Five Pictures From the Future
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
We've Seen One Prosecution, but Make no Mistake: "Too Big to Fail" is Still "Too Big to Jail"
Posted on: May 13, 2011, Source: Huffington Post
Footage from '96 Proves Hillary Lied About Bosnia Trip [VIDEO]
Posted on: Mar 23, 2008, Source: Huffington Post
Had Obama been caught in a lie of this magnitude, his campaign might well be over.
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