Thom Hartmann exposes the real story behind the Tea Party: it was an anti-corporate movement motivated by tax breaks for the East India Company.
Monday evening I went to a great Town Hall in Seattle with John Nichols and Robert McChesney. The topic was Dollarocracy: how money has corrupted politics. Dollarocracy is their name for what’s become of America’s democracy. Instead of one person, one vote, we now have one dollar, one vote. Jimmy Carter was overheard saying that […]
When I was about seven (1952), my mother, brother, and I travelled by train from Dallas, Texas to Buffalo, New York. We left the blue sky and bright sunshine of Dallas and ran through the night to St. Louis. In the morning I looked down, as we crossed the Mississippi River, and noted the character […]
In an interview with Financial Times Vladimir Putin says liberalism has ‘become obsolete’. The Russian leader made the statement before he left for the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan. He claimed that liberalism is in conflict with “the interests of the overwhelming majority of the population…” According to BBC News, Premier Putin also stated that multiculturalism is “no […]