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Plutocracy


The Mad Corruptions of Trump Inc.

We have a president who's clearly out of his mind

Jim Hightower ·


When It Comes to Plutocrats Like Epstein and Trump, Always Assume the Worst

In the age of Trump, the wrongdoing has become so blatant, the attitude towards the rest of us so contemptuous, that a presumption of guilt may be the only realistic attitude

Mike Lofgren ·


Top 4 Ways the Squad of Young Congresswomen Represent More Americans Than Trump

Trump’s constituency is disproportionately old white people, who are no longer a majority in the US

Juan Cole ·


Why Do Billionaires Keep Presenting Themselves as America's Great New Hope?

From Ross Perot to Tom Steyer, rich megalomaniacs run for president by preying on voters’ disillusionment

Nathan J. Robinson ·


Society Is In Decay–When the Worst Is First and the Best Is Last

If you want to see where a country’s priorities lie, look at how it allocates its money

Ralph Nader ·


Warren and Sanders Understand the Power of 'The Bad Guy'

For Sanders and Warren, it’s simple: The Bad Guy is the rich, the one percent, the oligarchy

Adam Johnson ·


Beware Billionaires Bearing Gifts

For Americans to achieve real freedom and self-governance, some of the billions that flow into the pockets of the already rich must go instead into the paychecks of the workers whose sweat creates profits

Leo Gerard ·


Let's Re-fund America

We must create a politics that directly confronts the narcissistic nabobs who're knocking down our people and our country

Jim Hightower ·


The Shocking Tale of Two Generations

The tragic place America finds itself in

Frances Moore Lappé ·


The Reality Behind the ‘Surging’ U.S. Economy

A tiny uptick in wages won't do much to help Americans squeezed by debt and facing rising prices for medicine, child care, housing, and other essentials

Sarah Anderson ·

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