Tag Archives: Thomas Jefferson

The chaos of a Hillary Clinton Presidency: Corporate dominion and a building rebellion

“In any case, we have reached where we were heading. Rule by the rich and insatiable. Hungry ghosts. Whatever happens with Bernie Sanders’ candidacy he makes us see an alternative. A beautiful gift. If he is sucked into supporting the prevailing charade we will mourn its loss, but hopefully we will continue to seek the light. ” –AW

Steve Fraser: The Politics of Debt in America: From Debtor’s Prison to Debtor Nation

Debt is driving this system of auto-cannibalism which, by every measure of social wellbeing, is relentlessly turning a developed country into an underdeveloped one. By Steve Fraser  PhilosophersforChange.org   February 12, 2013 Shakespeare’s Polonius offered this classic advice to his son: “neither a borrower nor a lender be.”  Many of our nation’s Founding Fathers emphatically […]

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Jim Hightower | US Populist Movement Is on the Rise

WHAT IT [POPULISM] IS: For some 238 years, it has been the chief political impulse in America’s body politick — determinedly democratic, vigilantly resistant to the oppressive power of corporations and Wall Street, committed to grassroots percolate-up economics, and firmly rooted in my old daddy’s concept of “Everybodyness,” recognizing that we’re all in this together. […]

Bill Moyers> Our Politicians Are Money Launderers Not Too Different from Tony Soprano

Bill Moyers> Our Politicians Are Money Launderers Not Too Different from Tony Soprano Americans have learned the hard way that when rich organizations and wealthy individuals shower Washington with millions in campaign contributions, they get what they want. November 2, 2011  |  AlterNet / By Bill Moyers The following is a transcript of a speech delivered […]