All Americans Should go to China

Our leadership does not realistically represent the great majority of we the people. This is true in the United States. It is true in China. It is a universal characteristic of government, especially those that represent a capitalist elite.

The Truth About the Obama/Trump Economy

...this post can be used as a primer to counter the right-wing blather from your FoxNoise adhering family and provide some much-needed context to those who do not have a firm grasp of economics. It should also serve as a check against self-congratulatory Democrats who try to claim credit for the economy and place it at the feet of Obama.

Brexit, Neoliberalism and Empire

BREXIT IS JUST ANOTHER SYMPTOM OF A DISEASED GLOBAL SYSTEM Yesterday I sat down to make sense of the Brexit vote. This was asking a bit much as the "leave" vote seemed such a clear folly that it is mind-boggling that it happened at all. So I sat behind my computer and tried to concentrate... Continue Reading →

Did Welfare Reform Work?

SPOILER ALERT! NO! This week, the New York Times Retro Report┬áputs a spotlight on President Clinton's 1996 Welfare Reform Act. Given the appealing monica (see what I did there!) Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act, a Democratic president signed into law what was, up until that point, a conservative wet dream. With clueless pride President... Continue Reading →

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