Three graphs: Source: USDA Economic Research Service Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics Source: U.S. Census Bureau The juxtaposition speaks. How do you respond?
Jeb Bush said it July 8 in an interview with the New Hampshire Union Leader: New Hampshire Union Leader: Anything specific? Jeb Bush: “We’re working on a strategy to, that’s kind of under, let’s say, my aspiration for the country, and I believe we can
Bernie Sanders has introduced a bill to break up banks that are too big to fail. What the Republican managers of Congress have done with it is absurd.
Maine has its faults, but this is one of the reasons I love living here: This is how you get coffee at the local airport: The tin-can economy is a great antidote to my gloomy cynicism.
It sounds like an exaggeration, but these are the words that actually came out of the mouth of Republican Congressman Aaron Schock yesterday: “No corporation, however globally well-positioned or integral to our state’s economy, can create or save American jobs given the current administration’s anti-fossil
The message of the marchers: Government policies that cater to the demands of large corporations, while ignoring human needs and the climate crisis, are destructive, not just ethically, but economically as well.
As Irregular Times writers, we’ve pledged to donate a dollar to international relief for every shirt we sell, but we also donate another dollar to good political causes within American borders. Our donation this month isn’t headed to some Democratic politician. For years the Democrats
Americans Elect wants you to know Americans are not really as Angry with Wall Street as you might Think
What does this “news item” at Americans Elect have to do with running its own online election to select a presidential candidate? I have no earthly idea, especially because Americans Elect says it has no issues, ideology or agenda that it’s pushing. But for whatever
When the Patriot Act was passed in 2001, the bar above which financial institutions are required to send the U.S. Government “suspicious activity reports” regarding Americans’ financial transactions was dramatically lowered. The Patriot Act also placed new emphasis on the use of financial surveillance to
There’s one bit of legislative action by Senator Gregg that you won’t be able to read about in any press release from Senator Gregg’s office. It has to do with ski poles.
Mem’ries May be beautiful and yet What’s too painful to remember We simply choose to forget… Representative John Shadegg, 2007 Conservative Leadership Conference: Uh, you know, I have friends back home in Arizona who say, “Oh, gosh, the economy is tanking, it’s going down, we’re