Do you think that anyone in the Trump administration actually, truly cares that Saudi Arabia probably kidnapped, murdered, and disappeared a journalist? I will tell you the answer: no.
America’s higher education system has always been racist. Not only were many of our top institutions founded by slave owners and rooted in racist policies, but they have systematically excluded people of color for centuries.
Larry Summers—former president of Harvard, chief economist of the World Bank, and Obama administration Treasury Secretary—took a road trip to the sticks.
There are those who believe that with great power comes great responsibility. Then there is the ruling political party of the United States.
Trinket magnate Jeff Bezos, America’s richest man, has made a very public charity donation of a $2 billion. The number sounds big, doesn’t it? In fact, it is a disgrace. Let us demonstrate:
During these dangerous times, we must have the courage to do what is right: Wear Nike shoes and work for the Central Intelligence Agency.
Put this one in the “Good News” file: Lowe’s, the public school system—and a little American ingenuity—are teaming up to help teachers fight crazed gunmen in bloody hammer battles to the death.
WASHINGTON, DC—There was just one moment when I thought I might see a white supremacist get killed. There were two of them, a man and a woman, the only two real live enemies I saw the entire day. Both were sagging in late middle age, both plump, both with long, gray hair, the man with a beard. Both, for reasons I do…
The Big Easy can be hard. New Orleans has more than 1,300 homeless residents. They can tell you how it is.
On the internet, hope—and murderous, incoherent rage—spring eternal. I would like to address this post to my hopeful, raging right wing friends.
For an entire century, the corporate class in America has dreamed of destroying organized labor, which eats into their ability to amass endless profits. They’ve chipped away at unions for 40 years. Now, it is no exaggeration to say that they are two steps away from total victory.
It’s winter. The beach? I’d love to live on one. A warm one. Right by a great city. Where might that be? Uhhhh....
Apart from the task of deciding how things should be done morally, there is the more mundane but equally important task of accurately describing how things are done. In American politics, our failure at morality is complete. Our failure to describe this failure makes everything worse.
Thermo Fisher Scientific is an $86 billion biotech company whose CEO is attempting to pull off his greatest feat yet: convincing his employees that their $500 bonuses are a result of the brilliant economic policies of Donald Trump.
Outside a squat, one-story building on Chicago Avenue on the south side of Minneapolis, Alexis Collins, a 20-year-old Taco Bell employee, stands holding her baby, both of them bundled up against the piercing Minnesota wind. On the wall behind her, stretching all the way up to the roof, is a multicolor mural of a woman…
You are labor. I am labor. Everyone who works for a living is labor. So why are we getting our asses kicked?