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Richard Eskow

Richard Eskow

Richard (RJ) Eskowis a freelance writer. Much of his work can be found on eskow.substack.com. His weekly program, The Zero Hour, can be found on cable television, radio, Spotify, and podcast media. He is a senior advisor with Social Security Works. He can be reached at richard@thisisthezerohour.com.Follow him on Twitter: @rjeskow 

Articles by this author

 

Geithner's Grift, Paydays, and Democratic Drift

A recent poll showed that most Democrats want this year’s Congressional candidates to be "more like Bernie Sanders." Unfortunately, too many Democratic operatives would still rather be like Tim Geithner.

Richard Eskow ·


How to Cover a Political Revolution

Few political machines are as well-oiled as New York’s Democratic Party, and it just lost to a movement. Journalists and party leaders, take note.

Richard Eskow ·


For Immigrant Children, Empathy Is Not Enough

It’s time to remember that we also bear historical and moral responsibilities for the plight of these children, so we can dedicate ourselves to stopping the violence against them is all its forms.

Richard Eskow ·


A Movement Emerges to Free Former Students from Crushing Loan Debts

Today’s burgeoning student debt only exists because our country abandoned the principle that young people who are willing to work hard should have access to higher education, regardless of their economic circumstances.

Mary Green Swig ·


“Establishment Wins” Are Bad for Democrats – and the Country

Despite millions being spent to defeat the progressive movement, the left is experiencing an extraordinary ascendance.

Richard Eskow ·


For Captured Regulators, Repealing the Volcker Rule Is Child's Play

Americans have very little protection from the next disaster—and regulators are about to make the next disaster even more likely.

Richard Eskow ·


50 Years After 1968, Can the Young Change Politics? A Striking New Poll Says Yes

Most Millennials want “a strong government” to manage the economy, and most millennial Democrats have a favorable view of socialism.

Richard Eskow ·


How Trump And The GOP’s SCOTUS Screw Workers

Americans have traditionally viewed the Supreme Court as an unbiased, apolitical institution. But today, more than ever, this is an illusion.

Richard Eskow ·

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