Views for 2009-09-26

Saturday, September 26, 2009
Robert Jensen
Is Obama a Socialist? Reflection on the Degradation of Politics and the Ecosystem
For months, leftists have been pointing out the absurdity of the claim that Barack Obama is a socialist. But no matter how laughable, the claim keeps popping up, most recently in the form of the...
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Michael Moore
'Capitalism' as Comedy and Tragedy Now Playing in NY and L.A.
Friends, The time has arrived for, as Time magazine called it, my "magnum opus." I only had a year of Latin when I was in high school, so I'm not quite sure what that means, but I think it's good.
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Holly Sklar
Medicare for All: Yes We Can
More Americans die of lack of health insurance than terrorism, homicide, drunk driving and HIV combined. Grandma could be dead from lack of health insurance before she turns 65 and gets Medicare - 80...
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Jacques Servin and Igor Vamos
Congress Went After ACORN. Big Business Must Be Next!
We are the Yes Men , two guys who dress up as powerful businessmen, propose horrible things to audiences of actual powerful businesspeople and film them cheerfully applauding our most outrageous --...
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Dori Digenti
An Open Letter to John Mackey and the Board of Whole Foods Market
September 25, 2009 To: John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods Inc. The Board of Directors of Whole Foods Market, Inc. Fr: Former loyal customer of Whole Foods Market, Inc Re: How Whole Foods Could Regain My...
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Christopher Brauchli
Life Insurance-Bankers' New Best Friend
A power has risen up in the government greater than the people themselves, consisting of many and various and powerful interests, combined into one mass, and held together by the cohesive power of...
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Caroline Arnold
Are Republicans Autistic?
It inspires conviction, faithfulness, right-thinking and devotion to duty - as well as bigotry, self-righteousness, fanaticism and mulishness. It nourished the atrocities of the Inquisition and...
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Dave Lindorff
The Best Health ‘Reform’ Money Can Buy
When the White House or Democrats in Congress talk about health care reform, and about wanting to preserve the central role of the private insurance industry in health care, it pays to look at just...
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