Veterans realize the VA has its issues - but they also realize that these issues are fixable, and understand that privatizing the VA only makes things worse.
The Koch brothers' donor retreats are notoriously secretive affairs, but after my publishing of several hours of audio from their 2014 summer confab, the network began to bring select journalists behind its closed doors. With strings attached.
It's been a year since my niece, Becca, was murdered in her college room by the guy she'd just broken up with. A year since he shot her to death in her sleep then turned the gun on himself -- another "good guy with a gun" who wasn't.
This article first appeared in The National Book Review: Five books people are talking about this week -- or should be: 1. Dark Money: The Hidden ...
The civic minds of the people are sidelined by the monetized minds of a corrupted commercial media, political consultants, pundits and the purveyors of an ever-more dictatorial corporate state.
By the time the 2016 election is over, America's Super Rich will have given the largest amount of the biggest contributions and the most secret money ever provided in our history to support candidates for President and Congress.
Every year, LaGrange College brings in a Martin Luther King Jr. speaker. This year, the speaker was the Rev. Dr. Raphael G. Warnock of Atlanta's Ebenezer Baptist Church, who spoke to a packed Callaway Auditorium. And yes, politics entered into his speech.
Unions can sign legal contracts with states and school districts that require all public employees to be union members or they can simply negotiate wage and benefit contracts that only apply to union members. But to establish the worth of working people we may need something as bold as a general strike.
Once Bernie wins the Democratic nomination -- the presidency is obviously and undoubtedly his on a platter.
So who are Marc Short and Andy Koenig? The Times identified them only as "the president and senior policy adviser, respectively, at Freedom Partners, which advocates for free-market policies."
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon ...
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogThe day before global leaders and diplomats passed a climate change deal in Paris at the United Nations climate summit, th...
A study released at the beginning of December by the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) reported that America's 20 wealthiest individuals own more wea...
The ongoing push to lift the ban on exports of U.S.-produced crude oil appears to be coming to a close, with Congress agreeing to a budget deal with a provision to end the decades-old embargo.
The Urban Institute released a "Prison Population Forecaster," which reveals some uncomfortable truths about the steps required to end mass incarceration.
If you didn't like the way the CEO class used their huge political donations and fleet of lobbyists to manipulate the economic rules last time, wait until you see what they've cooked up now.