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Entries by Dave Johnson from 07/2011

The UK Holds Its Corporations Accountable. Can We?

| Posted 07.18.2011 | Business

In the UK, the Murdoch scandal seems to be reawakening democracy. The people, press and politicians are rising up, holding the company and its executives legally accountable and are taking back control of their system. Could this happen in the US?

Will American Majority Outnumber Gang of Six?

| Posted 07.20.2011 | Politics

Our deficit and debt came from cutting taxes on the rich and big corporations, increasing military spending and sweetheart deals with big pharma and h...

Government Spending Cuts Don't Cut, They Shift Costs To US

| Posted 07.21.2011 | Politics

The conservatives are following up on their decades-old plan to use tax cuts to create terrible deficits, and then use the resulting "debt crisis" to ...

A Bipartisan Move Against Democracy

| Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics

Step back from the day-to-day, hour-to-hour details of the debt-ceiling negotiations for a minute and look at the bigger picture. Our legislators are being stampeded by a manufactured "crisis" into profoundly changing the nature of our country.

New, Major Poll Shows Again That Voters Want Jobs, Not Deficit Reduction -- Will DC Listen to the Public?

| Posted 07.28.2011 | Politics

In the middle of the DC frenzy over a contrived "debt crisis" a new, major poll shows what other polls have shown: voters want Washington to act on jobs.