When it comes to the country’s bills and responsibilities towards its own population, right-wing politicians treat things like deficits as a plaything, alternatively ignoring it or using it as a cudgel. We can see much of the same behavior in the way the Right-Wing tax bill has been playing out.
I picture President Sarah Palin, in all her indignant, self-righteous power-hungry glory. Then, I picture the NSA and the vast security apparatus beyond them all under Palin's control.
An empty suit of a man who couldn't even fake giving a damn about our troops.
The choice in this election is between a slow, but gaining, political struggle towards better environmental policy or a return to Industrial Era abuses
The choice has never been either popular democracy or institutional change--the choice has always been do both or get neither.
Police brutality is a complex and long-standing plague on our national community., and it demands a large movement.
Romney is having a hard time being called out on the very history he was campaigning on just a few months ago.
We as Americans should learn from the dramatic lessons of Paraguay just how powerful the unchecked hand of corporations can be.
Unsatisfied with their callous performances as governors, some of the GOP's cruelest politicians have ratcheted up their psychopath game to the level of endangering the lives of their taxpayers.
Right wing values are all about profit values --and nothing more. Whether poisoning our water, triggering a war or making us pay the receipt for their economic stupidity.
The quintessential tenet of the corporate right is, if it’s not maximum profit, it’s not worth it. Improving the country and creating jobs aren’t 'worth it' to the GOP.
A mass majority convinced through years of struggle that a fairer, more humane, more sustainable world is possible is the best way to challenge the corporate colonization of our government.
We should be really clear about the lines we're crossing if we don't challenge the undemocratic killing of what are effectively international gang leaders.
It's an old right wing tactic that we should have long ago learned to recognize. When they can't beat us in a democracy, they change the rules of that democracy.
In what is being dubbed, hundreds of thousands of anti-austerity protesters in more than 30 countries have retaken public space to demand a sustainable economy that serves people over profit.
Were you to slam your head into a dead tree trunk for hours on end, that trunk would have a more dramatic reaction to your suffering than corporate prince and presidential nominee Mitt Romney.
Throughout America, over 100 cities celebrated the importance and power of working people in a May Day of rallies, teach-ins, walk-outs, marches and protests.
Crushed between a pricey education and a worthless job, we've left 19-39 year-olds financially stranded in America.
While the privileged-paranoia duopoly over American politics is nothing new to us, we find that Breitbart's twisted career haunts, warps and dysfunctions our democracy to this day in a very direct and troubling manner.