See We need an energy miracle. Now and then a government program won’t work. The vast majority of private corporate start-ups fail. Most business ventures fail.
What are the elements of a good quality of life? Good, accessible and affordable health care. Being able to pay your bills. Living in a welcoming home. Having a job with a wage that reflects the value of your work. Knowing your kids can get a good education in our public school system, our community […]
The National Archives’ text of the Declaration of Independence reads as follows: When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of […]
I’m reading David Stockman’s book The Great Deformation — the Corruption of Capitalism in America. Stockman was Reagan’s Director of the Office of Management and Budget. He criticizes the GOP for its militarism and its whoring for the rich. He says there was no need to bail out Wall Street. The speculators who would have […]
Of the responses to my recent essay, “Why I Became a Socialist,” I received this one negative reaction. I believe my reply to Mr. Wynman will help clarify the questions. I believe we need a revolution, hopefully a peaceable one. Unfortunately, those in control, when they feel threatened, will cause the violence when people get […]
I was thirsty this morning, so I went to the sink, turned on the tap, filled a glass, and drank some water. We do this every day. We don’t worry about the quality of the water, the pipes that bring it into our homes, the reservoir where water is collected and stored, the water treatment […]