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Chris Hedges | Diseases of Despair

Turning people into objects to be used to achieve wealth, power or sexual gratification is the core practice espoused by popular culture, from reality television to casino capitalism. Trump personifies this practice.

Chris Hedges | Diseases of Despair

Turning people into objects to be used to achieve wealth, power or sexual gratification is the core practice espoused by popular culture, from reality television to casino capitalism. Trump personifies this practice.

Robert Reich: Why This is Exactly the Right Time to Rebuild America’s Infrastructure

Why This is Exactly the Right Time to Rebuild America's Infrastructure Published: Monday 26 September 2011 Nation of Change  “The nation’s infrastructure is crumbling. Our roads, bridges, water and sewer systems, subways, gas pipelines, ports, airports, and school buildings are desperately in need of repair.” Seems like only yes­ter­day con­ser­v­a­tive nabobs of neg­a­tiv­ity pre­dicted Amer­ica’s More

What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Jobs: How Racism, Global Economics, and the New Jim Crow Fuel Black America’s Crippling Jobs Crisis

What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Jobs:  How Racism, Global Economics, and the New Jim Crow Fuel Black America’s Crippling Jobs Crisis  (see article below after the Tomgram) Posted by Andy Kroll at 10:17am, July 5, 2011   TomDispatch.com Tomgram: Re Andy Kroll, The 60-Year Unemployment Scandal Americans care about them more than any other issue, so every poll tells More

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