Reagan's Ex-Budget Director Slams Crony Capitalism

An attack on “crony capitalism” David Stockman, Reagan’s former budget director, published in the the March 31st New York Times has come in for major attack from both the right and left. Given the piece provides a fairly accurate analysis of America’s current economic woes, I find this quite sad. Stockman also attacks  crony capitalism […]

The Role of Ideology in Inspiring Change

The space between the TV screen and the child is nothing less than sacred ground - Mr Rogers   Crossroads: Labor Pains of a New World View Joseph Obeyon 2012 http://crossroadsfilm.com/  Film Review Crossroads is an exciting and surprisingly uplifting new documentary about the role of ideology in finding solutions to the urgent global crises […]

CENSORED IN 1981: THE REAL STORY BEHIND OUR ECONOMIC CRISIS

CENSORED IN 1981: THE REAL STORY BEHIND OUR ECONOMIC CRISIS          We have been told that factors such as the over-regulation of business and the “declining moral fiber of the American worker” caused the worst economic crisis since the depression.          However, testifying before the California Senate Committee on Industrial Relations, a UCLA professor, Maurice […]

The Hidden Scandal of American Hunger

Corporate media is generally silent concerning the tens of millions of people in the USA who are hungry. In his book ‘Breadline USA: The Hidden Scandal of American Hunger and How to Fix It’ free-lance journalist and author Sasha Abramsky describes how he toured the country and in small towns he’d talk to people about […]

Remember the Waltons: Is Communal Living on the Rise Forced By The Necessity of Economic Crisis?

As Capitalism collapses in crisis people are turning to shared incomes to get by. An adjustment to new economic conditions is that older citizens are being forced to join younger generations in search for roommates. The housing crash is forcing late and middle aged homeowners to take in boarders or face economic hardship. Will Americans return to […]