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Entries by Robert Scheer from 04/2011

The Peasants Need Pitchforks

| Posted 04.06.2011 | Politics

The delusion of a classless America in which opportunity is equally distributed is the most effective deception perpetrated by the moneyed elite that controls all the key levers of power in what passes for our democracy.

The False Debate on the Debt

| Posted 04.13.2011 | Politics

In the ever-so-smug company of the rich and powerful it is a given that there is never to be any expression of remorse or other acknowledgment of the pain they have inflicted on the lesser mortals they so cavalierly plunder.

The New Corporate World Order

| Posted 04.20.2011 | Business

It is argued that multinational corporations have the right to arrange their business as they see fit in order to maximize profit. But if that is the case, do beleaguered American taxpayers have to foot the bill?

All the WikiLeaks Fit to Print

| Posted 04.27.2011 | Politics

There is a craven disconnect between the eagerness of leading editors to exploit the important news revealed by WikiLeaks and their efforts to distance themselves from both the website and Bradley Manning.