To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Monday, September 28, 2020

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Sharon Martin

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Our Money, Our Services

Privatization is capitalism’s end goal, a plan that funnels all taxes into private enterprise and publicly traded companies. That includes essential services – education,...

A Long, Slow Coup

It didn’t start with Reagan’s war on non-existent welfare queens or his shameful battle with the air traffic controllers union. But he had his...

Economic Justice

In a crisis, the limits and failures of a capitalist society become clear. Take GDP as one example. Gross domestic product is the value of...

Dear Governor

In a Channel 5 interview, you said that you weren’t going to shut down Oklahoma early and hurt business. Do you know what hurts...

Unite

When leaders lie, more concerned with their power than they are with our lives and deaths; When the rich look down, refuse to acknowledge that it’s our labor that makes...

Same War, New Front

Once again, the whole world is at war. It’s hard to fight an enemy you can’t see, whether it’s a virus or misinformation. Truth is...

Rise Up!

I’m obsessed with politics. My husband sometimes bemoans the fact. My aunt tells me that proper people don’t discuss politics or religion. Politics happens whether...

Come Together!

Bots and trolls, data mining, strategic drops of stolen emails, gerrymandering, voter suppression, and the Supreme Court’s gutting of the Voting Rights Act all conspired...

How Is Your Economy?

Just over half of Americans are invested in stocks or mutual funds. When the market is posting record highs, that’s great, but here are...