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Oligarchy

 

The GOP Has No Interest in Actual Governing

Will the GOP reform itself, or must it die? 

Thom Hartmann ·


Global Billionaire Wealth Increases to $4 Trillion During Pandemic

The cost of vaccinating the world is estimated at $141.2 billion.

Chuck Collins ·



The U.S. Government Should Promote the General Welfare

After years of Republican governance or obstructionism, it's refreshing when the U.S. government actually lives up to its promise of promoting the welfare of the entire society, rather than a privileged few.

Lawrence Wittner ·


Like the Diana Story, Meghan’s Fight With the Royals Will Ensure Nothing Really Changes

The Royal Family, the perpetuation of privilege and the erosion of democracy will march on as before, in the same long and glorious British tradition.

Jonathan Cook ·


The Age of Social Murder

The ruling elites, despite the accelerating and tangible ecological collapse, mollify us, either by meaningless gestures or denial.

Chris Hedges ·


How This Country Fails Its Most Vulnerable

A field guide to our threadbare social safety net.

Rajan Menon ·


American Social and Medical Disorder: The 'Pre-Existing Condition' That Doomed the U.S. Covid Response?

The answer from a blue-ribbon medical commission on the Trump years: decades of rising inequality.

Sam Pizzigati ·


The Oligarchy Knows Class Warfare Is the Real Fight—Why Don't Liberals?

The Democrats and Republicans have legalized a level of greed and fraud that even heirs of the robber barons thought unsustainable.

Chris Hedges ·


Why Has the Vaccine Rollout Been So Slow? Answer: Big Pharma Patent Monopolies

In a normal flu season, close to 2 million shots are given every day, without any heroic efforts by the government. Given the urgency of getting the pandemic under control, it is hard to understand why we could not have administered shots at this pace, if not considerably faster.

Dean Baker ·

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