Category Archives: economic inequality

Democrats Must Reclaim Their Heritage As The Party Of Freedom

“Neccessitous Men Are Not Free” FDR January 6th, 1941 (How strange. The same date that another president would lead an attempted coup against our form of government 80 years later.)  Thom Hartmann has a daily newsletter. He calls it a … Continue reading

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Wealth Inequality Has Spiraled Out Of Control

Once again, Former Secretary of Labor and Economics Professor Robert Reich discusses what may be the biggest threat to our democracy. (12 minutes)

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Robert Reich: The Cause Of Economic Collapse

Once again Robert Reich hits the nail on the head concerning the REAL causes behind our problems. At the bottom line of nearly every problem in this country is money. Imbalance in wealth and income ripples throughout the economy causing … Continue reading

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Robert Reich: The Real Socialism In America

I have made no bones about my admiration for Robert Reich. He tells the true story of how workers fare in the US. That story for the most part is no good. Here Reich talks about the real welfare queens … Continue reading

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Dreaming

It is what? ten days until Biden Day! I can hardly wait. Biden has put together a powerhouse cabinet. That powerhouse cabinet has a HUGE task ahead of it. First they have to start by aiming to return to what … Continue reading

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Are You Better Off Than You Were Four Years Ago?

Back in 1980, Ronald Reagan turned a debate with that question. Since then that has been a question that many of us ask ourselves as we evaluate the candidates in our own minds. As the election nears we can use this … Continue reading

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Who Is Really Looting America?

Robert Reich must see video. About 4 minutes. Did I say Must See?

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Administration’s War On Health Care Charges On

For Immediate Release: May 13, 2020 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133 NEW STUDY: 27 Million More Americans Lost Health Care Because of Coronavirus, and Trump is Going to the Supreme Court to Keep it That Way Des Moines, Iowa — … Continue reading

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Property Vs. People

An appearance by Heather Cox Richardson on WGBH in Boston before the impeachment: (12 minutes, but very interesting – stay to the end for the predictions of what happens to the Republican Party) Many folks have picked up on the … Continue reading

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Sunday Economics With Robert Reich

Sometimes I feel I should apologize for posting so much Robert Reich, but his videos just make so damned much sense. They are also usually fairly short and always very understandable. Plus they are true, which can sometimes be an … Continue reading

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