Category Archives: Economic Justice

Reminder: Elections Are About Issues

Republicans push “culture wars.” Democrats have solutions to problems. A daily news letter from Robert Reich reminded me that elections should be about issues. On of the biggest issues that affects nearly every American every day is health care. Somehow … Continue reading

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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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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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This Is Possible

I ran across this on the internet last week. Since we are enjoying a holiday weekend, I thought it might be nice to expand our thoughts into what could be. In earlier post WWII days many in the US dreamed … 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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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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Robert Reich: The Next Crash

The left has some great economists that can sort out trends and make them understandable to the common person like you and I. For me the very best are Paul Krugman of the New York Times and Robert Reich. Today … Continue reading

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Robert Reich: The Economy Is in Much Worse Shape Than It Looks

Robert Reich is one of the best go to economists to find out what is truly happening in this country and the world in economics. Reich has a real handle on how the economic maneuverings of those who control the … Continue reading

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