Revolt: US could create full-employment forever, but chooses Americans’ misery, decay, death

source: Carl Herman, Examiner.com Americans could have full-employment if government created money, and employed anyone interested for infrastructure improvement (hard and soft). Below is an article I wrote in 2009 (slightly revised) to explain this accomplishment is as easy as the sentence above describes. For my comprehensive explanations on economic solutions, read this and this (and here for foreign policy […]

San Francisco Beat poet: Kenneth Rexroth’s complete columns for the San Francisco Examiner, from Ken Knabb of the Bureau of Public Secrets

From Ken Knabb of the Bureau of Public Secrets In January 1960 the San Francisco Examiner (a Hearst newspaper) offered Kenneth Rexroth a job writing a weekly column. He accepted. By May 1961 the column had proved popular enough that he was asked to do two and sometimes even three per week. The association was […]

Plantation era material conditions of labor for public workers at the University of Maryland

The following is written by Brian Igo.  Brian Igo is a senior completing degrees in Philosophy and Government & Politics at the University of Maryland.  This article speaks to both the material conditions of public workers labor at the University of Maryland and to the racism among the University’s management.   Public workers at the […]

I am the enemy

by Geoff Kelly If you listen to any Wall Street banker, right-wing talk radio host, or Republican politician, I am the enemy. I am a public employee. Along with snow plow operators in Wisconsin, meat inspectors in Iowa, welfare fraud investigators in California, transit workers in Chicago, life guards in Florida, air traffic controllers in […]

Greece: General strike turns ugly as corporatists force austerity on the backs of workers

Today, Wednesday the 23rd of February, Greece was paralyzed by a nationwide general strike as hundreds of thousands of workers, shop keepers and civil servants walked off the job in a 24-hour protest over the so-called ‘Socialist’ government’s ongoing ‘austerity’ program.  Sound familiar?  Wisconsin is considering a general strike as well, now that Governor Walker […]

A $32 rant

How much is $32 these days?  It turns out that $32 is too much.  Pretty soon that “government option” will be the only option.  Oh yeah, I forgot, we didn’t get that one. Paying for healthcare can be one of the first things to go for families dealing with constrained finances. Over 50% of those […]

Cathie Black: 'No experience necessary - only free market resume needed'

From: The Desk of: Kobi Abayomi Asst. Professor ISYE-Statistics Georgia Tech This shit is all around criminal. City schools chancellor nominee Cathie Black insists she’s connected to public education via a highly touted charter school - but a close look shows she’s had no contact with students, parents or teachers there. Officials at the Harlem […]