Look For The Privatization of Everything as Trump and GOP Go Full Acquisition Mode

"If the trajectory of 2016 continues through Trump’s presidency, the 'commons,' the public sphere and the values of shared responsibility, will be tested as never before."

Look For The Privatization of Everything as Trump and GOP Go Full Acquisition Mode

“If the trajectory of 2016 continues through Trump’s presidency, the ‘commons,’ the public sphere and the values of shared responsibility, will be tested as never before.”

Keeping Their Voters Stupid Keeps Republicans Elected

Keeping Their Voters Stupid Keeps Republicans Elected

Over the past six years after every election, a relatively common question is why do so many Americans dependably vote against their own self-interests. Despite poor white people in southern red states barely surviving on slave wages, welfare, food stamps, and no adequate healthcare, they routinely vote for Republicans openly campaigning on driving their constituents deeper into poverty.

How We Got Here: The View From Wall Street

How We Got Here: The View From Wall Street

There has been a lot of deserved talk about the three legs of corporatism: the right wing message machine, religious fundamentalists, and corporate billionaire funding. However, not as much has been said about Wall Street’s overarching contribution: its creeping dominance over our economy and how its amoral philosophical values have seeped into every part of our culture.