Tag Archives: Capitol Hill

The Long, Brutal U.S. War on Children in the Middle East, by Kathy Kelly

When children waste away to literally nothing while fourteen million people face conflict driven famine, a hue and cry—yes, a caterwaul —most certainly should be raised, worldwide.

Where Have You Gone, George McGovern?

He knew war well—well enough to know he hated it.

Inside the Corporate Plan to Occupy the Pentagon> Mother Jones

Inside the Corporate Plan to Occupy the Pentagon floatinglemons/Graphic Leftovers Behind the growing push to slash soldiers’ pensions and other military costs is a little-known advisory group—stacked with Wall Street executives. By Adam Weinstein   Mon Nov. 21, 2011 3:00 AM PST Mother Jones With time fast running out for the so-called deficit supercommittee, the mammoth amount […]

How the Oligarchs Took America by Andy Kroll

Tomgram: Andy Kroll, How the Oligarchs Took America Posted by Andy Kroll    December 2, 2010.  (Editor’s note:  An older article, but still applicable now.) Tomgram:  We already know that it’s party time for the financial elite who gave real meaning to the phrase “economic meltdown” in 2008, that bonuses are soaring, that corporate profits for the third quarter of 2010 […]