Posts in: economy

Poverty by design

December 2018

Why worker’s paychecks can’t pay the bills — in the richest country in the world.

Trump’s NAFTA publicity stunt

October 2018

While endlessly covering Trump’s false NAFTA-supplanting deal with Mexico at the end of August, the U.S. press avoided reporting on how very bad any free trade agreement is for the working class.

Big business 1, homeless 0

August 2018

Amazon led the crusade to kill a progressive “head tax” in Seattle, designed to alleviate the city’s homeless crisis.

HUD refuses to desegregate housing

June 2018

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson calls rules against racist segregation a “failed socialist experiment.”

Amazon extortion!

June 2018

The world’s richest man balks at helping the homeless.